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Accel

An early and growth-stage venture capital firm that powers a global community of entrepreneurs.

Accel is an early and growth-stage venture capital firm that powers a global community of entrepreneurs that is headquartered in Palo Alto, California and was founded in 1983 by Arthur Patterson and Jim Swartz. Notable investments made by Accel include: Facebook, Slack, Dropbox, Flipkart, Lynda.com, Atlassian, Braintree, Spotify, Myfitnesspal, Venmo, and Vox Media.

Investment funds

Accel XIV L.P.

On March 15, 2019 Accel completed raising $525 million for their Accel XIV L.P. fund. The fund received capital from 150 investors that remain undisclosed.

Accel Leaders Fund II L.P.

On March 15, 2019 Accel completed raising $500 million in funding for their Accel Leaders Fund II L.P. fund. The company plans on using their Accel Leaders Fund II L.P. fund to make follow-on investments in companies previously receiving funding from the companies Accel Leaders Fund II L.P. fund.

Accel Growth Fund V L.P.

On March 15, 2019 Accel completed raising $1.5 billion for their Accel Growth Fund V L.P. fund from 168 undisclosed investors.

Timeline

February 6, 2020

Deepnote, a startup that offers data scientists an IDE-like collaborative online experience for building their machine learning models, today announced that it has raised a $3.8 million seed round led by Index Ventures and Accel, with participation from YC and Credo Ventures, as well as a number of angel investors, including OpenAI's Greg Brockman, Figma's Dylan Field, Elad Gil, Naval Ravikant, Daniel Gross and Lachy Groom.

September 12, 2019

Accel and Sequoia seed Middesk with $4M to background check businesses.

1981

Accel was founded.

Funded Companies

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Circle is a peer-to-peer payments technology company that is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts and was founded in 2013 by Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville.

Segment is a company providing a data infrastructure for businesses.

A technology company offering software development security platform using open source code.

Sentry is cross-platform application monitoring, with a focus on error reporting.

A software company offering a customer lifecycle and engagement platform as a mobile marketing suite.

An automated assistant platform that manages legal paperwork for businesses, founded by Cai GoGwilt and Jason Boehmig.

Luko is a home insurance company that uses technology to streamline the process of getting home insurance and making claims. It is located in Paris, France and was founded in 2016.

GoCardless is a payments company that developed global payments network based on the bank to bank payment systems. It participated in the S11 cohort of Y Combinator

Algolia is a company designing and building search and discovery API for websites and mobile apps. It participated in the W14 cohort of Y Combinator.

Instana is a SaaS-based application performance management (APM) platform based in Chicago, Illinois and in the Ohligs borough of Solingen, Germany.

PagerDuty is company providing an operations performance platform for small, mid-size and enterprise. It participated in the S10 cohort of Y Combinator.

An insurance technology company offering artificially intelligent software for insurance fraud detection and claims handling.

Lookout is a cybersecurity company using predictive machine intelligence to analyze data to predict and stop mobile attacks to an individual or an enterprise.

BlaBlaCar provides an online platform connecting car drivers with empty seats to passengers.

Also known as Da-Jiang Innovations, DJI is a Chinese technology company developing and manufacturing drone and camera technology.

Gem Software (formerly ZenSourcer) is an all-in-one recruiting platform that integrates with LinkedIn, Gmail, and Outlook, and your ATS.

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March 5, 2020
The Economic Times
Accel, an early backer of Flipkart and Swiggy, estimates that 90% of those who stepped down from the fund ended up starting their own companies.
Mike Butcher
February 26, 2020
TechCrunch
Excitement for The Europas Awards for European Tech Startups is hotting up. Here are the first wave of speakers and judges -- and more are coming! The Awards - which have been running for over 10 years - will be held on 25 June 2020 in London, U.K. on the front lawn of the Geffrye [...]
Frederic Lardinois
February 6, 2020
TechCrunch
Deepnote, a startup that offers data scientists an IDE-like collaborative online experience for building their machine learning models, today announced that it has raised a $3.8 million seed round led by Index Ventures and Accel, with participation from YC and Credo Ventures, as well as a number of angel investors, including OpenAI's Greg Brockman, Figma's [...]
Connie Loizos
December 26, 2019
TechCrunch
If you haven't noticed, Europe's startup scene is in full bloom, with more than $30 billion deployed in startups across the continent over the last 12 months and more than 20 countries now home to a so-called unicorn company. Investors around the globe are jumping into the pool, too. Consider that the Ontario Municipal Employees [...]
Humza Aamir
December 25, 2019
TechSpot
Rolls-Royce wants to champion electrification for aerial transport and has partnered with aviation startup Electroflight and electric motor manufacturer YASA, to come up with the ionBird aircraft to test its electric propulsion system.
Steve O'Hear
December 11, 2019
TechCrunch
It was just a couple of months ago that Tines, the cybersecurity automation startup, raised $4.1 million in Series A funding led by Blossom Capital, and now the Dublin-based company is disclosing an $11 million extension to the round. This additional Series A funding is led by venture capital firm Accel, with participation from Index [...]
December 4, 2019
WebWire
vPersonalize Inc. today announced the launch of a full technology stack to turn any Dye Sublimation or Direct To Garment (DTG) operation into a complete print and fulfillment house in as little as six weeks!, , , , "Our integrated platform includes 3D visualization tools that let your sellers intuitively design, publish and manage their products in 3D, while our inbuilt commerce gateway allows your sellers to automatically create catalogs and publish them to Shopify, Magento or WooCommerce. Ou...
Reuters Editorial
December 4, 2019
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Silicon Valley venture capital firm Accel said on Monday it had raised $550 million for a new India-focused fund aimed at backing early-stage startups in the country.
Kate Clark
December 4, 2019
TechCrunch
Learn from top European and U.S. venture capitalists at Disrupt Berlin next week.
Press Trust of India
November 22, 2019
@bsindia
Read more about Furniture firm CasaOne raises Rs 114 cr in series B funding led by Accel on Business Standard. CasaOne, a furniture rental company, on Friday said it has raised USD 16 million (about Rs 114 crore) in funding led by Accel.The series B round also saw participation from existing investors JLL Spark, Freestyle Capital, NextWorld Capital and
Paayal Zaveri
November 13, 2019
Business Insider
Freshwork's CEO Girish Mathrubootham sees a massive opportunity to disrupt the customer engagement market, and just raised $150M in funding.
Ingrid Lunden
October 15, 2019
TechCrunch
Algolia, one of the group of startups that provides search as a service for websites and apps as an alternative to Google and other search engines, is announcing a major round of funding today to fuel its growth. The startup -- which already has over 8,000 customers, including big names like Twitch, Slack, Discovery and [...]
Ingrid Lunden
September 10, 2019
TechCrunch
A growing number of IT breaches has led to security becoming a critical and central aspect of how computing systems are run and maintained. Today, a startup that focuses on one specific area -- developing security tools aimed at developers and the work they do -- has closed a major funding round that underscores the [...]
Kate Clark
September 12, 2019
TechCrunch
Middesk helps financial entities identify business and regulatory risk in their customer base.
Manish Singh
July 24, 2019
TechCrunch
Drip Capital, a startup that helps small and medium-sized exporters secure working capital, has raised $25 million to expand its reach globally. The Series B financing round for the two-and-a-half-year old startup was led by Accel and Boosts Total Venture. In an interview with TechCrunch, Neil Kothari, co-founder and co-CEO of the startup, said Drip [...]
June 3, 2019
WebWire
Leading mobile payments company WorldRemit has entered into a definitive agreement to raise $175 million in a Series D funding round led by returning investors, TCV, Accel and Leapfrog Investments. Founded in 2010, WorldRemit is a global leader in smartphone and online payments - providing a convenient, low-cost alternative to expensive brick-and-mortar agents. WorldRemit handles a growing share of the $700 billion remittances sent each year by expatriates and migrant workers to their...
Accel Event Rentals
April 16, 2019
www.prnewswire.com:443
HONOLULU, April 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Accel Event Rentals and its partner Koa Capital Partners, LLC, have completed another major capital investment,...
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DealStreetAsia
The flagship Accel XIV fund totals $525 million, up from $500 million in 2016. Accel also raised a growth fund of $1.5 billion, up from $1.2 billion, and a $500 million Leaders Fund.
Romain Dillet
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TechCrunch
It turns out Stride.VC isn't going to focus exclusively on the U.K. after all. Pia d'Iribarne is leaving Accel to join Stride.VC as a partner. Stride.VC was originally co-founded by former Accel partner Fred Destin along with Harry Stebbings, producer of "The Twenty Minute VC" podcast. Back in Octo...

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