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2012-08-02 06:26:07

SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Accel Partners, a leading global venture capital and growth equity firm, announce the addition of Jake Flomenberg and Nick Mehta to their Palo Alto office. Both Jake and Nick are joining the Accel Partners team as the firm increases its footprint in the Big Data space. In November, Accel announced the $100M Accel Big Data Fund (http://www.accel.com/bigdata). Accel Partners' growing portfolio of Big Data investments includes Cloudera,...

2012-07-04 23:00:06

Restaurantcitycheats.net, a leading resource for fans of the popular social game Restaurant City, has issued a warning to users of the game that it will no longer be accessible via Facebook as of the end of this month. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 05, 2012 Restaurantcitycheats.net, a leading resource for fans of the popular social game Restaurant City, has issued a warning to users of the game that it will no longer be accessible via Facebook as of the end of this month. Developers Playfish...

2012-05-21 10:24:42

SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- King.com, the world's leading casual social games company, today announces that it is to set up a development studio in London. King.com also announces that it has hired Electronics Arts and Playfish veteran, Catharina Lavers Mallet, to head up the new studio. Catharina most recently was an executive producer at Electronic Arts, spearheading key new games development there, and will now head King.com's new games studio in London. Over...

2012-04-26 23:09:58

Company aims to disrupt the multi-billion dollar support industry through mobile, cloud and social innovation Walnut, CA & Chennai, India (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 Freshdesk, the fast growing online help desk software solution, today announces that it has raised $5 million in financing led by Tiger Global Management. Previous investor, Accel Partners, is also participating in the round. Freshdesk closed its Series A funding in October last year. Since then, the company has been on a tear,...

2012-01-25 14:12:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BeachMint announced today that it has raised $35 million in financing from leading venture capital firm, Accel Partners, Goldman Sachs, New World Ventures, Millenium Technology Value Partners, and NALA. Existing investors participating in the round include NEA, Trinity Ventures and Scale Ventures. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/LA41977) This new funding round, which brings BeachMint's total financing to...

2011-12-01 02:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kekanto, the Leading Social Guide headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil, has received Series A funding led by Accel Partners with Kaszek Ventures - a Venture Capital Firm led by MercadoLibre's co-founder Hernan Kazah and Nicolas Szekasy - participating. This marks Accel's fifth investment in Brazil over the past twelve months. Florian Otto, CEO of Groupon Brazil, and Vinicius Marchini, partner of the Brazilian investment bank and...

2011-11-30 11:23:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SaaS-based, social customer support startup Freshdesk today announced that it has secured US $1 Million in funding from global venture capital firm Accel Partners. The investment will be used to expand the product team and step up marketing and business development efforts. "The future of customer support is on the cloud, and a good portion of it will happen on the company's Facebook and Twitter pages. Freshdesk also places particular emphasis...

2011-11-08 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Accel Partners, the global venture capital firm, has announced the launch of its Big Data Fund, a new $100m investment initiative created to identify innovative entrepreneurs seeking to build category-defining companies at every layer of the Big Data stack. Accel's Big Data Fund aims to fund transformative companies throughout the Big Data ecosystem, from next generation storage and data management platforms to a wide range of revolutionary software...

2011-08-23 10:00:00

SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Accel Partners, a leading Silicon Valley venture capital and growth equity firm, today announced the addition of former salesforce.com executive Chuck Ganapathi as Entrepreneur-in-Residence. Prior to joining Accel, Ganapathi served as Senior Vice President of Products for Chatter and Mobile at salesforce.com, leading the company's product development efforts in enterprise social networking. "Facebook has changed how we connect and share...

2011-07-12 08:15:00

MOSCOW, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ostrovok, the hotels-focused online travel website for Russian consumers that has become one of Russia's fastest-growing e-commerce companies, announced today that it has raised $13.6 million in Series A funding, led by General Catalyst Partners and Accel Partners and including more than a dozen top-tier venture capital firms and angels. The funding brings the company's valuation to more than $35 million. "This impressive show of faith from some of...