Accel Partners

Accel Partners is a venture capital investment company. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California with offices in Bangalore, Beijing, London and Shanghai.

Accel Partners currently manages 6 billion U.S. dollars, and has supported over 300 start-ups like Facebook, Kayak, Macromedia, MetroPCS or In 2000 a collaboration with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co..

Accel Partners rose in May 2005 with $ 12.7 million for a Facebook, currently holds a 10% share of the company worth about $ 5 billion, making it the largest shareholder after Mark Zuckerberg.

Portfolio Companies

  • QlikTech
  • RealNetworks
  • Redback Networks
  • ResearchGate
  • Riverbed Technology
  • SB Nation
  • UUNet
  • Veritas
  • Webroot
  • XenSource
  • Zimbra