Author: Chris Rieger


Accel Partners

Accel Partners is a venture capital and growth equity firm that manages over $8 billion. Accel has a 30 year history in investing in Silicon Valley. They back some of the most prominent global firms such as Facebook, DropBox, Slack, Etsy, Spotify, Atlassian, Squarespace, Braintree, Cloudera, Kayak, 99 Designs and many more. The offices of Accel in Palo Alto are minimalist and quite beautiful. We had discussions around a large boardroom table. Before starting, they asked each of us our most used phone application. It was small signals such as this that demonstrated their continual effort to stay current in...