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Partner at Accel Partners

Person Details


Michiel started working in technology as an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley in 1999, when he founded Digital Jones, an online shopping assistant. He successfully sold the company to, a company he then helped manage from New York and Israel. He is responsible for Accel’s investment in PackLink, the online shipping solution for consumers and businesses; Vinted, the mobile second hand clothing marketplace; and Fiverr, the global services marketplace; and he was instrumental in Accel London’s investments in Spotify, Avito, Funding Circle and Calastone.

Before joining Accel Partners, Michiel was based in Amsterdam helping start-up companies with strategy and funding. Previously, he managed the local operations of a global healthcare company in Latin America after spending time at their US headquarters as assistant to the CEO. He started his career as a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group.

Michiel has an MSc in Applied Physics from Delft University of Technology and an MBA with high distinction from Harvard Business School.

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