Sameer Gandhi

Based in
Bay Area, USA
Specializing In
Early
Growth

Sameer Gandhi joined Accel in 2008 and focuses on consumer, cloud/saas, and media companies.

Sameer is responsible for Accel's investments in Aura, Bonobos (acquired by Walmart), CrowdStrike (CRWD), DecisionLink, Diapers.com (acquired by Amazon), DJI, Donut, Dropbox (DBX), Dropcam (acquired by Google), Eagle Eye Networks, Flipkart (acquired by Walmart), Freshworks (FRSH), Jet (acquired by Walmart), Orum, Plex (Acquired by Rockwell Automation), Public, Sonatype (acquired by Vista), Spotify (SPOT), Venmo (acquired by Braintree/PayPal), Wonder, and World View.

Sameer is from Maryland and graduated from MIT and the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Focus

Consumer

Cloud/SaaS

Media

Relationships
Aura
Series A
2018

Hari Ravichandran (CEO)

Personal privacy and security solutions for consumers and small businesses

CrowdStrike
Series B
2013

George Kurtz

Dmitri Alperovitch

Comprehensive, cloud-native enterprise security solutions

NASDAQ: CRWD

DecisionLink
Series A
2020

Jim Berryhill

Tim Page (CEO)

John Porter

Customer Value Management (CVM) platform

Deserve
Series A
2015

Kalpesh Kapadia

Private label and affinity credit card solutions

Discord
Seed
2012

Jason Citron

Stanislav Vishnevskiy

Online communication platform designed for creating communities

DJI
Series B
2015

Frank Wang

UAV platform with high-performance software, high-resolution imaging and advanced hardware

Dropbox
Series A
2008

Drew Houston

Arash Ferdowsi

Content storage, sharing, and collaboration service for businesses and consumers

NASDAQ: DBX

Eagle Eye Networks
Initial Growth Investment
2020

Dean Drako

Cloud video surveillance

Flipkart
Seed
2008

Kalyan Krishnamurthy (CEO)

Binny Bansal

Sachin Bansal

E-commerce marketplace

Acquired by Walmart

Freshworks
Seed / Series A
2011

Girish Mathrubootham

Shan Krishnasamy

Cloud-native customer engagement solutions

NASDAQ: FRSH

Jet
Series A
2014

Marc Lore

Mike Hanrahan

Nate Faust

E-commerce platform connecting shoppers to retailers

Acquired by Walmart

Nimble Robotics
Series A
2021

Simon Kalouche

Intelligent robotic fulfillment system for eCommerce.

Orum
Series B
2021

Stephany Kirkpatrick

Real-time payments facilitator.

Plex Systems
Series A
2012

Bill Berutti (CEO)

Cloud-native smart manufacturing solutions

Acquired by Rockwell Automation

Public
Series A
2019

Jannick Malling

Leif Abraham

Mobile first, commission-free stock brokerage service

Sonatype
Series B
2010

Wayne Jackson (CEO)

Security solutions for developers and dev-ops

Acquired by Vista Equity Partners

Welcome
Seed
2021

Matthew Rosenberg

AI-powered travel planning platform

Wizard
Series A
2021

Marc Lore

Melissa Bridgeford

AI-driven mobile shopping

Wonder
Seed
2020

Marc Lore

Scott Hilton (CEO)

On-demand home dining

World View
Initial Growth Investment
2018

Ryan Hartman (CEO)

Jane Poynter

Taber MacCallum

Alan Stern

Flight systems and operations for nearspace earth observation applications

Raise
Initial Growth Investment
2015

Jay Klauminzer (CEO)

George Bousis

Retail gift card and payment solutions

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Bonobos
First Venture Investment
2010

Andy Dunn

Brian Spaly

Digitally-native mens fashion brand
Acquired by Walmart

Diapers.com
Initial Investment
2008

Marc Lore

eCommerce store for all things baby
Acquired by Amazon

Dropcam
Series A
2010

Greg Duffy

Aamir Virani

Wireless video camera and cloud recording service

Acquired by Nest (Google)

OPOWER
Initial Investment
2010

Daniel Yates

Alex Laskey

Cloud-based customer engagement and energy efficiency solutions for utilities

NYSE:OPWR. Acquired by Oracle

Rylo
Seed
2015

Alex Karpenko

Chris Cunningham

High-definition video video editing software and cameras

Acquired by VSCO

Trulia
Series B
2005

Pete Flint

Sami Inkinen

Real Estate portal for new home buyers and agents

NYSE: TRLA, Acquired by Zillow Group

Venmo
Seed
2010

Andrew Kortina

Iqram Magdon-Ismail

Mobile payment solutions for consumers

Acquired by Braintree/PayPal

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