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We partner with exceptional founders with unique insights, from inception through all phases of growth.


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Nimble's Suresh Vasudevan

A very warm welcome to Suresh Vasudevan, former president and CEO of Nimble Storage, as Accel's newest EIR.

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Rovio's Unlikely Journey to IPO

It’s just one more step, and the hard work continues, but it's an important milestone in Rovio’s unique journey.

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We seek to understand entrepreneurs as individuals, appreciate their originality and play to their strengths. Because greatness doesn't have a stereotype. From the earliest days through all phases of growth, it's our responsibility to support unique founders with unique insights as they take the seeds of promise and grow them into amazing, enduring companies.


Some of our exceptional founders building transformational companies.

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Mark Zuckerberg

Making technology more people-centric and focused on advancing human potential and promoting equality.


Stewart Butterfield

Serial entrepreneur creating the system for all company knowledge.


Lynda Weinman

From book author to digital educator, her content tutorials built the skill sets for millions of creative professionals.


Drew Houston

Created a beloved service where millions of people collaborate around files the way they want, on any device, wherever they go through a seamless, delightful experience.


Sachin Bansal, Binny Bansal

Defining the way consumers shop online across the Indian subcontinent.


lkka Paananen

Invested his life savings to create a company that's relentless in its pursuit to develop the world’s most joyful and engaging mobile games.


Founders Story:

Ryan Smith of Qualtrics


Mike Cannon-Brookes & Scott Farquhar

The Australian duo who are powering product and developer collaboration within the enterprise.


Marc Lore

Took on giant, well-funded incumbents to create a new, cost-effective e-commerce experience


Lynn Jurich

Pioneered the "solar as a service" business model to unlock consumer demand for clean, affordable energy.

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Jim Bankoff

A media industry veteran with a bold plan to reshape web and mobile content.


Alexa Von Tobel

The certified financial planner and New York Times- bestselling author is making financial planning affordable, accessible and even delightful.


Anthony Casalena

Built his dorm room project into an all-in-one website building service that enables businesses large and small to share their stories and create an impactful, stylish and easy-to-manage online presence.


George Kurtz

Internationally recognized cybersecurity expert dedicated to protecting businesses and governments from cyber threats.


Bill Ready

Payments veteran building the rails for how money will move over the next 50 years.


Founders Story:

Tom Reilly of Cloudera


Daniel Ek

Digital music pioneer that's giving over 40 million subscribers access to millions of songs.


Jayshree Ullal

Computer networking veteran who is redefining networking through software-driven cloud networking solutions for large data center storage and computing environments.


Team First

Meet Our Team

A collection of ideas, themes and developments that we’re thinking about.


Welcome Suresh Vasudevan, Accel’s Newest Executive-in-Residence

Team Perspectives

Rovio's Unlikely Journey to their IPO

Portfolio News

Announcing Our Series A in MessageBird: Giving Voice to Developers Worldwide

Team Perspectives

Why Keith Melnick, former KAYAK president, became The Zebra’s New CEO


Welcome Paul Levine, Accel’s Newest Executive-in-Residence

Team Perspectives

Cloud Europe 2017: The Factory is Cranking

Portfolio News

Flipkart: From an Accel-led $800K seed in 2008 to $4B+ in cash in 2017

Portfolio News

Rovio’s revenue increased by 94% in the second quarter


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