INTERESTS

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

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Dear Qualtrics
SaaS

Dear Qualtrics

Growth of a viral product: backing RealtimeBoard
SaaS

Growth of a viral product: backing RealtimeBoard

Congratulations, Heptio Team!
SaaS

Congratulations, Heptio Team!

Backing a Banking Revolutionary: Our Investment in Monzo
Consumer

Backing a Banking Revolutionary: Our Investment in Monzo

Our Investment in Ethos: Reinventing Life Insurance
Consumer

Our Investment in Ethos: Reinventing Life Insurance

Welcome, Paula Judge
Team

Welcome, Paula Judge

Welcome, Eli Collins, Accel’s Technologist-in-Residence
Team

Welcome, Eli Collins, Accel’s Technologist-in-Residence

Welcome, Cherry Miao!
Team

Welcome, Cherry Miao!

Welcome, Ethan Choi
Team

Welcome, Ethan Choi

Welcome, Maya Noeth
Team

Welcome, Maya Noeth

Funding Circle's IPO: The Founder Factor
Marketplaces

Funding Circle's IPO: The Founder Factor

Our Continued Investment in Narvar
Marketplaces

Our Continued Investment in Narvar

Our Continued Support of Sentry
Security

Our Continued Support of Sentry

Our Series A in Visor: Applying AI to Gaming
Consumer

Our Series A in Visor: Applying AI to Gaming

The Next Step of AI: Our Continued Investment in Scale
Developer

The Next Step of AI: Our Continued Investment in Scale

Our Investment in RiskRecon: Addressing Today's Cybersecurity Blindspot
Security

Our Investment in RiskRecon: Addressing Today's Cybersecurity Blindspot

Tenable's IPO
Security

Tenable's IPO

Notes from Accel Symposium: The Rise of AI/ML & RPA in the Intelligent Enterprise
SaaS

Notes from Accel Symposium: The Rise of AI/ML & RPA in the Intelligent Enterprise

PillPack: Improving medication management
Consumer

PillPack: Improving medication management

Backing a category creator: our partnership with Celonis
SaaS

Backing a category creator: our partnership with Celonis

Simility: Future Forward with PayPal
Security

Simility: Future Forward with PayPal

Our seed investment in Zenaton - building workflows should be easy
Developer

Our seed investment in Zenaton - building workflows should be easy

To become a public company, start operating like one early on
Global

To become a public company, start operating like one early on

The Accel Effect
Global

The Accel Effect

Flipkart: Realizing the India Opportunity
Marketplaces

Flipkart: Realizing the India Opportunity

Signed, sealed, delivered: DocuSign hits the Nasdaq
Consumer

Signed, sealed, delivered: DocuSign hits the Nasdaq

Global Reach, Local Empathy: The Companies Powering the Future of Retail
Marketplaces

Global Reach, Local Empathy: The Companies Powering the Future of Retail

Spotify’s Direct Listing
Consumer

Spotify’s Direct Listing

The Dropbox IPO
Consumer

The Dropbox IPO

Deepening Our Partnership with UiPath: Leading a $153 Million Series B
SaaS

Deepening Our Partnership with UiPath: Leading a $153 Million Series B

Bringing DevOps to the Enterprise: Our Series B Investment in XebiaLabs
Developer

Bringing DevOps to the Enterprise: Our Series B Investment in XebiaLabs

Our Series A Investment in BrowserStack — a 6 Year Courtship
SaaS

Our Series A Investment in BrowserStack — a 6 Year Courtship

Investing Outside Silicon Valley, “Prepared Minds” and How to Build Strong Boards
Global

Investing Outside Silicon Valley, “Prepared Minds” and How to Build Strong Boards

Why Building a People Roadmap is Just as Critical as Building a Product Roadmap
Global

Why Building a People Roadmap is Just as Critical as Building a Product Roadmap

Reflecting on How to Foster Lasting Success, AI & ML and Cybersecurity
Developer

Reflecting on How to Foster Lasting Success, AI & ML and Cybersecurity

Origin Stories: Lynda Weinman & Bruce Heavin, Lynda.com
Consumer

Origin Stories: Lynda Weinman & Bruce Heavin, Lynda.com

Our Series A Investment in Simility
Security

Our Series A Investment in Simility

Origin Stories: Jayshree Ullal, Arista
SaaS

Origin Stories: Jayshree Ullal, Arista

Welcome Elain Szu, Accel’s Newest Executive-in-Residence
Team

Welcome Elain Szu, Accel’s Newest Executive-in-Residence

Reflecting on 2016 and Looking Ahead to 2017
Global

Reflecting on 2016 and Looking Ahead to 2017

Introducing Accel Scholars at UC Berkeley
Team

Introducing Accel Scholars at UC Berkeley

Introducing Rylo
Consumer

Introducing Rylo

ForeScout's IPO
Security

ForeScout's IPO

Conversation with Amit Yoran of Tenable on Cybersecurity
Security

Conversation with Amit Yoran of Tenable on Cybersecurity

Reinventing the Service Desk with AI: Our Series A in Spoke
Developer

Reinventing the Service Desk with AI: Our Series A in Spoke

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

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

Rovio's Unlikely Journey to their IPO
Consumer

Rovio's Unlikely Journey to their IPO

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cloud Europe 2017: The Factory is Cranking
SaaS

Cloud Europe 2017: The Factory is Cranking

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

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

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

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

Cloudera's IPO
Developer

Cloudera's IPO

The Future of AI
SaaS

The Future of AI

Machine Learning a Key Ingredient for Startups
Developer

Machine Learning a Key Ingredient for Startups

Accel Origins Series: Cloudera Co-Founder & CTO Amr Awadallah
SaaS

Accel Origins Series: Cloudera Co-Founder & CTO Amr Awadallah

Accel Origins Series: Qualtrics Co-Founder & CEO Ryan Smith
SaaS

Accel Origins Series: Qualtrics Co-Founder & CEO Ryan Smith

Flipkart raises $1.4B from Tencent, eBay & Microsoft and acquires eBay India
Marketplaces

Flipkart raises $1.4B from Tencent, eBay & Microsoft and acquires eBay India

Open Adoption Software: 2016 Year In Review
Developer

Open Adoption Software: 2016 Year In Review

Millennial money myths: The truth about homes, cars and ownership
Global

Millennial money myths: The truth about homes, cars and ownership

The API-ification of business
Developer

The API-ification of business

Tiny Companies Need Tiny Board
Global

Tiny Companies Need Tiny Board

2017 Global Cybersecurity Assurance Report Card
Security

2017 Global Cybersecurity Assurance Report Card

The Next Wave in Software: Open Adoption Software (OAS)
Developer

The Next Wave in Software: Open Adoption Software (OAS)

SaaS War: Europe Awakens
SaaS

SaaS War: Europe Awakens

DJI's New Mavic Pro Drone Fits in the Palm of Your Hand
Consumer

DJI's New Mavic Pro Drone Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

Qualtrics' CEO Ryan Smith's Big Life Hack
SaaS

Qualtrics' CEO Ryan Smith's Big Life Hack

RelateIQ founder Steve Loughlin on joining Accel as an investor
Team

RelateIQ founder Steve Loughlin on joining Accel as an investor

Intelligent Machines
Consumer

Intelligent Machines

SaaS

Building Your SaaS Sales Compensation Plan

Selecting your next launch country
Global

Selecting your next launch country

Global

Re-orienting How People Interact

Enterprise Collaboration
SaaS

Enterprise Collaboration

Securing the Modern Enterprise
Security

Securing the Modern Enterprise

A Quantified Autonomous Future
Developer

A Quantified Autonomous Future

You Hear One Thing About Millennials. The Data Says Another.
Global

You Hear One Thing About Millennials. The Data Says Another.

Latest State of Hardware Report from Fictiv
Developer

Latest State of Hardware Report from Fictiv

The Golden Age of Video
Global

The Golden Age of Video