Rich Wong

Based in
Bay Area, USA
Specializing In
Early
Growth

Rich Wong joined Accel as a partner in 2006. Rich led Accel's investments and currently serves on the Boards of Atlassian (TEAM), UiPath (PATH), Checkr, Middesk, Instabug, Pyn, Process St, Dovetail, and Qwilt. Rich also served on the National Venture Capital Association Board of Directors.

Rich previously led Accel's investments in AirWatch (acquired by VMware), Angry Birds/Rovio (ROVIO.HE), MoPub (acquired by Twitter), AdMob (acquired by Google), Dealer.com (acquired by Cox), Osmo (acquired by BYJU'S), Parature (acquired by Microsoft), ServiceChannel (acquired by Fortive), Sunrun (RUN), SwiftKey (acquired by Microsoft), and 3LM (acquired by Motorola).

In non-profit roles, Rich serves on multiple committees for the MIT Corporation including: the Visiting Committee for the Economics Department,  the Visiting Committee for the Political Science Department, the Corporation Development Committee and the Advisory Board for the Trust Center for Entrepreneurship.   Rich also serves on the Harris Council, the Advisory Board for University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy. 

Rich previously worked as an operator as EVP/GM of Products for mobile pioneer Openwave Systems and CMO of Covad Communications. Rich started his career as a brand manager at Procter & Gamble and at McKinsey.

Rich grew up in Santa Rosa, California and has a Materials Science & Engineering degree and Masters in Management from MIT.

Focus

Cloud/SaaS

Consumer

Media

Relationships

AdMob
Series B
2007

Omar Hamoui

Acquired by Google

AirWatch
Series A
2013

John Marshall

Mobile device, application and content management for enterprises
Acquired by VMWare

Atlassian
Series A
2010

Scott Farquhar

Mike Cannon-Brookes

Collaboration, development, and issue tracking software for teams
NASDAQ: TEAM

Checkr
Series A
2014

Daniel Yanisse

Jonathan Perichon

Automated professional background checks

Dealer Dot Com
Series A
2011

Rick Gibbs

Mark Bonfigli

Mike Lane

Ryan Dunn

James LaScolea

Dealership marketing and operations management solutions
Acquired by Dealertrack

Elements
Series A
2020

Diana Corona

Nafis Jamal

Mexico-US consumer wallet

Acquired by Circle

Dovetail
Series A
2021

Benjamin Humphrey

Bradley Ayers

Cloud-based user research and customer feedback software

Instabug
Seed
2016

Omar Gabr

Moataz Soliman

Mobile app testing services for developers

Ledger Investing
Series A
2020

Samir Shah

Aymeric Rabot

Julien Brissonneau

Online marketplace powering interactions between investors and insurance carriers

Middesk
Seed
2019

Kyle Mack

Kurt Ruppel

Business verification and risk assessment for businesses

MoPub
Seed
2010

Jim Payne

Bryan Atwood

Mobile monetization platform for publishers

Acquired by Twitter

Napkin.AI
Seed
2021

Pramod Sharma

Jérôme Scholler

Collaborative online doc tool

Nextbit
Series A
2012

Tom Moss

Mike Chan

Unlocked Android phone with unlimited space

Acquired by Razer

Osmo
Series A
2014

Pramod Sharma

Jerome Scholler

Interactive educational games for tablet

Acquired by BYJU'S

Parature
Series B
2008

Ching-Ho Fung

Duke Chung

Cloud-based customer service software

Acquired by Microsoft

Pyn
Seed
2019

Jon Williams

Joris Luijke

Employee-centric communication tool

Process Street
Series A
2020

Vinay Patankar

Cameron McKay

Business process workflow optimization platform for teams

Rovio
Series A
2011

Kati Levoranta (CEO)

Jarno Vakevainen

Kim Dikert

Niklas Hed

Video game developer and publisher

HEL: ROVIO

ServiceChannel
Series B
2017

Tom Buiocchi (CEO)

Steven Gottfried

Serge Lubensky

Facilities management platform

Acquired by Fortive Corporation

Sunrun
Series B
2009

Lynn Jurich

Nat Kreamer

Edward Fenster

Residential solar panel provider

NASDAQ: RUN

Swiftkey
Series A
2013

Jon Reynolds

Ben Medlock

AI-based smartphone keyboard technology

Acquired by Microsoft

UiPath
Series A
2017

Daniel Dines

Marius Tirca

Robotic process automation and AI software

NYSE: PATH

Truora
Seed
2019

Daniel Bilbao

Maite Muñiz

David Cuadrado

Cesar Pino

Safe solutions in background checks and identity theft detection

Qwilt
Series A
2010

Alon Maor

Dan Sahar

Software solutions for content delivery

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