Showroomprive was founded in Paris in 2006 has built one of Europe's top private sales sites, with over 25 million members and over 400 millions euros in annual revenue generated mostly from mobile. Founders Thierry Petit and David Dayan bootstrapped the business and used no primary outside capital until the IPO in 2015.
Accel partnered with Showroomprive’s co-founders David Dayan and Thierry Petit in 2010, providing liquidity on a secondary basis. The company worked closely with Accel to support geographical expansion, and in building the Showroomprive’s management team. Accel continues to work closely with the team following its IPO in 2015.