Amit Kumar

Based in
Bay Area, USA
Specializing In
Early

Amit joined Accel in 2016 and works with early-stage teams across a number of consumer, b2b, and developer-oriented categories. Areas of particular focus currently include web3, fintech, and digital health.

Amit has led Accel's investments in Headway, Chainalysis, Unit, Higo, Flink, Tailscale, Airbyte, Avenue, Smallstep, ModernLoop, FitOn, Mayhem, and Smash. He also works with the teams at UserTesting and Process Street.

Previously, Amit was an Accel entrepreneur as the co-founder of CardSpring, where he led engineering for its developer-facing API platform. Twitter acquired CardSpring, where he then led engineering for several of Twitter’s commerce initiatives.

Originally from Cupertino, California, Amit graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in electrical engineering and computer science (EECS). Today, he leads the Accel Scholars program at Berkeley and sits on the EECS external advisory board.

Focus

Healthcare

Fintech

Developer Tools

Relationships
Airbyte
Seed
2021

Michel Tricot

John Lafleur

Open-source data integration platform

Avenue
Seed
2021

Justin Bleuel

Jeff Barg

Observability and incident response for ops teams

Chainalysis
Series B
2018

Michael Gronager

Jonathan Levin

Blockchain data and analysis

FitOn
Seed
2018

Lindsay Cook

Russell Cook

Fitness mobile platform and community

Flink
Series A
2020

Sergio Jimenez

Rafael Bueno

Digital neobank and brokerage for Latin America

Headway
Seed
2019

Andrew Adams

Jake Sussman

Dan Ross

Kevin Chan

Managed marketplace for mental health professionals

Higo
Series A
2021

Rodolfo Corcuera Meier

Juan Jose Fernandez Gallardo

Daniel Tamayo

B2B payments in Latin America

Mayhem
Series A
2018

Ivan Zhou

Anhang Zhu

Gaming community platform

Acquired by Niantic

ModernLoop
Seed
2021

Lydia Han

Christopher Triolo

Streamlining recruiting operations

Process Street
Series A
2020

Vinay Patankar

Cameron McKay

Business process workflow optimization platform for teams

SmallStep
Seed
2016

Michael Malone

Production identity for developers

Smashgg
Series A
2017

Tom Schofield (CEO)

Shantanu Talapatra

Nathan Welch

Richard Klein

eSports tournament organization platform

Acquired by Microsoft

Tailscale
Series A
2020

Avery Pennarun

David Carney

David Crawshaw

Next gen mesh VPN based on Wireguard

Unit
Series B
2021

Itai Damti

Doron Somech

Integrative banking services

UserTesting
Initial Growth Investment
2014

Andy MacMillan (CEO)

Darrell Benatar

Dave Garr

On-demand customer insight platform for developers

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