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1 Investment in 1 Company
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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 Shopping.com, 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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General Partner

Mar 1, 2016 - Current   (7 months)
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May 1, 2010
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Jun 1, 2011
Jun 1, 2012
CEO, Founder

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Investments (1)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Feb, 2015$15M / Series B (Lead)

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