Accel was established in 1983 and invests from offices in Palo Alto, London and Bangalore, as well as China via the IDG-Accel partnership. With over $4 billion under management, Accel has helped world-class entrepreneurs build over 300 successful companies, many of which have become category-defining enterprises.
Accel Partners is a venture capital firm that has been dedicated for over 25 years to supporting entrepreneurs who possess the unique insight to define new categories and build world-class companies. This emphasis on leadership has engendered category-defining companies that have reshaped their industries and in many cases created entirely new sectors. Accel-backed companies have sparked many of the most significant revolutions in technology businesses: Facebook, Veritas Software, RealNetworks, Riverbed, UUNet, MetroPCS, Macromedia, PictureTel, Interwoven, Portal Software, Foundry Networks, Walmart.com, and many others. For more www.accel.com.