Arthur enjoys working with start-up entrepreneurial teams in Software and Services. As the lead investor he has helped management teams develop their companies into market defining leaders. IPO's of such companies include: Actuate, (Reporting); MetroPCS, (Cellular Carrier); Portal Software, (Internet Billing); UUnet/MCI-WorldCom, (ISP); and Veritas, (Storage). He has also been a Director/Investor in many other information technology Companies in both their private and public stages.
He is currently on the Boards of several private companies including: Aptana (Web 2.0 Cloud Infrastructure); Arcot Systems (Authentication); Centrify (AD Based Identity Management); Coremetrics (Marketing Spend Optimization); Integral Development (FX Trading Systems); Iron Planet (Heavy Equipment Online MarketPlace); NewlineNoosh (Print BPM); Recent private exits include: Counterpane (Security Monitoring and Response) sold to BT; Rapt (Media Inventory Optimization) sold to Microsoft; and Savi Technology (RFID based Supply Chain Management) sold to Lockheed Martin.
Prior to co-founding Accel Partners, Arthur was General Partner of Adler & Company. He started in venture capital at Citicorp Venture Capital. At Citicorp, he also managed a fund of publicly traded equities and was on the Equity Committee of Citicorp's Investment Management Group. Previously, Arthur worked in Washington for the International office of the U.S. Treasury Department - International Monetary, Trade and Development Policy.
Arthur served as the President of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists and a Director of the National Venture Capital Association. He received an AB and an MBA from Harvard.
Arthur lives in San Francisco with his wife, Louise Muhlfeld, and their four still intermittently perfect children ages 15, 13, 11, and 7.
|Mar, 2015||QMC Telecom||$100M / Series B (Lead)||Accel Partners|
|Jun, 2014||Krux||$35M / Series B||Accel Partners|
|May, 2014||Centrify||$42M / Series E (Lead)||Accel Partners|
|Aug, 2011||Centrify||$16M / Series D||Accel Partners|
|Jul, 2009||Aptana||$7.8M / Venture (Lead)||Accel Partners|
|Jun, 2009||Integral Development Corp.||$11M / Venture||Accel Partners|
|Jun, 2008||Arcot Systems||$23M / Series B||Accel Partners|
|Nov, 2007||Rapt||$3.39M / Venture (Lead)||Accel Partners|
|Jul, 2007||Arcot Systems||$8M / Venture||Accel Partners|
|Apr, 2007||Centrify||$15M / Series C||Accel Partners|
|Jan, 2006||Rapt||$11.23M / Series D||Accel Partners|
|Aug, 2005||Centrify||$14M / Series B||Accel Partners|
|May, 2005||Arcot Systems||$11M / Series A||Accel Partners|
|May, 2001||Savi Technology||$20M / Series C||Accel Partners|
|Mar, 2000||Savi Technology||$47.5M / Series B (Lead)||Accel Partners|
|Feb, 2000||IronPlanet||$10M / Venture (Lead)||Accel Partners|
|Jul 19, 2016||blog.venturepulse.org - BlueStone Secured $30M led by IIFL and Accel Partners|
|Jan 12, 2016||Boston Tech Flash - Accel VC Jim Swartz on fear, greed and why this bubble's not different|
|Mar 29, 2013||eWeek - T-Mobile Lays Off Workers, MetroPCS Sued By Shareholders|
|Sep 21, 2011||TechCrunch - Krux Digital Scores $11 Million Round From Accel Partners, IDG And Others|
|Jun 19, 2011||FinSMEs - Accel Partners Closes Funds Raising $1.35BN|
|Jun 26, 2010||ZD Net - Silicon Valley's Visionary Awards...|
|Jun 25, 2010||Venture Beat - Silicon Valley's elite come out for tech awards (photo gallery)|
|Jun 25, 2010||Venture Beat - Visionaries of tech share their lessons on thinking big (videos)|