Anand is a Partner at Accel Partners. Anand focuses on investments in consumer, healthcare technology and marketplace investments.
Before joining Accel, Anand was with Flybridge Capital Partners in Boston, where he focused on early stage investments across a range of industries. He represented Flybridge as an observer on the boards of CHiL Semiconductor (acquired by International Rectifier), Digital Lumens, and Sciformix
Previously, Anand spent several years in key engineering and product management positions at Intel Corporation working on cutting-edge microprocessor products. He also worked for Intel Capital, where he helped formulate the strategy for investments in the Terascale computing ecosystem.
Anand holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, an MS in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and a BE in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Madras.
Outside of work, Anand enjoys cricket, squash, running and playing the guitar.
|Sep, 2016||Swiggy||$15M / Series D||Accel Partners|
|May, 2016||Swiggy||$7M / Series C||Accel Partners|
|Jan, 2016||Swiggy||$35M / Series C||Accel Partners|
|Dec, 2015||BlackBuck||$25M / Series B (Lead)||Accel Partners|
|Jun, 2015||Swiggy||$16.5M / Series B||Accel Partners|
|May, 2015||Vedantu||$5M / Series A (Lead)||Accel Partners|
|Aug, 2014||TaxiForSure.com||$30M / Series C (Lead)||Accel Partners|
|Jan, 2014||Forus Health||$8.4M / Series B||Accel Partners|
|Jun, 2013||TaxiForSure.com||$4M / Series A||Accel Partners|
|May, 2012||TaxiForSure.com||undisclosed amount / Seed||Accel Partners|
|Apr, 2012||Forus Health||$5M / Series A (Lead)||Accel Partners|
|May, 2008||CHiL Semiconductor||$16.7M / Series C||Flybridge Capital Partners|
|Aug, 2006||CHiL Semiconductor||$5M / Series B||Flybridge Capital Partners|
|Jul 19, 2016||blog.venturepulse.org - BlueStone Secured $30M led by IIFL and Accel Partners|
|May 19, 2016||Sramana Mitra - Roundtable Recap: May 19 – Tackling Medical Education Effectively|
|May 11, 2016||The Tech Portal - Zarget Gets Seeded With $1.5 Million For Its Web Optimisation Technology|
|May 9, 2016||PE HUB - Zarget raises $1.5 mln in seed funding from Accel, Matrix for new Chrome plugin|
|Dec 31, 2015||YourStory News - Investors pump $9 billion into Indian startups in 2015 – that’s 50% of the past 5 years’ total deal value|
|Dec 11, 2015||Times of India - Sitemap - BlackBuck raises US$25 million|
|Dec 10, 2015||Times of India - Sitemap - BlackBuck raises $25 million Series B funding|
|Sep 14, 2015||YourStory News - ‘The app is the magic’ – Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Paytm – and 30 more innovation insights from GMIC 2015|