500 University Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94301 United States
Investor type PE / VC
Founded 1983
Location United States


Accel, formerly known as Accel Partners, is an American venture capital firm. Accel works with startups in seed, early and growth-stage investments. The company has offices in Palo Alto, California and San Francisco, California, with additional operating funds in London,[1][2] India[3] and China (through a partnership with International Data Group (IDG-Accel)).[4]

Accel has funded technology companies including Facebook,[5] Slack,[6] Dropbox,[7] Atlassian,[8] Flipkart,[9] Supercell,[10] Spotify,[11] Etsy,[12] Braintree/Venmo,[13] Vox Media,[14],[15] Qualtrics,[16] DJI,[17] Cloudera,[18],[19] GoFundMe,[20] Vectra Networks Inc.[21] FabHotels, BrowserStack[22], Instana[23] and Egyptian Instabug

Industry focus

Healthcare Services Industrial Media and Entertainment Other SaaS Security

Investment preferences

Investment Ticket

$50-100 m

Investment Horizon

3-5 years

Investment Stage



Exit Strategy

Sale to strategic investor


Region focus

North America Europe Africa Asia


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