Sonali De Rycker

Based in
London, UK
Specializing In
Early

Sonali De Rycker joined Accel in 2008 and invests in consumer internet, software and fintech businesses.

Sonali led Accel’s investments in Avito (acquired by Naspers), Lyst, Spotify (NYSE: SPOT), Wallapop, Calastone, Monzo, Shift Technology, Letgo (acquired by Naspers), Kry/Livi, Soldo, Hopin, and Sennder. Prior to Accel, Sonali was with Atlas Venture (now Accomplice). She also previously served on the board of Match.com (NASDAQ:MTCH).

Sonali is from Mumbai and graduated from Bryn Mawr College and Harvard Business School.

Focus

Cloud/SaaS

Consumer

Fintech

Relationships
Avito
Series B
2012

Jonas Nordlander

Filip Engelbert

Online platform for free classified advertisements in Russia
Acquired by Naspers

Calastone
Series B
2013

Julien Hammerson (CEO)

Ian Taylor

Philip Goffin

Global transaction network for mutual funds

Catawiki
Series B
2014

Ravi Vora (CEO)

René Schoenmakers

Marco Jansen

Online catalogue and auction house for collectibles

JobToday
Series A
2015

Eugene Mizin

Polina Montano

Hiring app matching job seekers with employers

KRY
Series B
2017

Johannes Schildt

Josefin Landgård

Fredrik Jung Abbou

Joachim Hedenius

Platform for connecting patients with family practice doctors

KupiVIP
Series B
2010

Oskar Hartmann

Mikhail Konoplev

Vladimir Kholyaznikov

Discounted fashion retailer of luxury goods

Acquired by Sapato.ru

LYST
Seed
2010

Chris Morton

Sebastjan Trepca

Devin Hunt

Global fashion search platform

Shift Technology
Series A
2016

Jeremy Jawish

David Durrleman

Eric Sibony

Fraud detection and claims automation

SilverRail
Series A
2010

Aaron Gowell

Will Phillipson

Best-in-class technical solutions for railway and travel distributors

Acquired by Expedia

Soldo
Series A
2017

Carlo Gualandri

Carlo D'acunto

Multi-user expense account management platform

Spotify
Initial Investment
2011

Daniel Ek

Martin Lorentzon

Global music and podcast streaming service

NYSE: SPOT

Wallapop
Series A
2014

Rob Cassedy (CEO)

Agustin Gomez

Gerard Olivé

Miguel Vicente

Online platform for free classified advertisements. Acquired by LetGo.

Hopin
Seed
2020

Johnny Boufarhat

Virtual events platform

Sennder
Series B
2019

David Nothacker

Nicolaus Schefenacker

Julius Koehler

Digital freight-forwarder platform

Monzo
Initial Growth Investment
2018

Tom Blomfield

Jonas Huckestein

UK-based online banking platform

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