Overview

Update
Primary Role
Partner @
Investments
36 Investments in 19 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Social:

Person Details

Update

Sameer Gandhi joined Accel in 2008 and focuses on consumer, software and services companies. He also works closely with Accel’s India team.

Sameer led Accel's early investments in BirchBox, Bonobos, Crowdstrike, Diapers.com (acquired by Amazon), DJI, Dropbox, Dropcam (acquired by Google), Learnvest (acquired by Northwestern Mutual), Plex, Raise, Spotify and Venmo (acquired by Braintree).

Sameer's work with Accel India led to the first outside investments in Flipkart, BookMyShow, Myntra and Taxi4Sure (acquired by OLA) – four of India’s most prominent technology companies today.

Prior to Accel, Sameer was a partner at Sequoia and led investments in companies like Barracuda Networks, Gracenote, Trulia (acquired by Zillow) and Sourcefire.

Sameer is from Gaithersburg, Maryland and graduated from MIT and the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Jobs (5)

Update
Current

Partner

Jul, 2008 - Current   (about 8 years)
Past
Started
Ended
Title
Company
Unknown
Unknown
Partner
Unknown
Unknown
Principal
Unknown
Unknown
Technical Field Sales and Consulting Positions
Unknown
Unknown
Director, Business Development
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Aug, 2016$15M / Convertible Note
Jun, 2016$34M / Private Equity
Jan, 2016$40M / Series C (Lead)
Jul, 2015$100M / Series C
May, 2015$75M / Series B (Lead)
Feb, 2015$15M / Series B (Lead)
Jul, 2014$1B / Series G
Jul, 2014$55M / Series D
Jun, 2014$50M / Venture
Sep, 2013$30M / Series B (Lead)
Jul, 2013$30M / Series C
Jul, 2013$20M / Venture
Jul, 2013$200M / Series E
Mar, 2013$30M / Venture (Lead)
Dec, 2012$30M / Venture (Lead)
Aug, 2012$150M / Series D
Jul, 2012$25M / Series C
Jun, 2012$12M / Series B
Apr, 2012$16.4M / Venture
Oct, 2011$250M / Series B
Sep, 2011$5.8M / Series A (Lead)
Dec, 2010$18.5M / Series B (Lead)
Nov, 2010$50M / Series C (Lead)
Sep, 2010$10M / Series B (Lead)
Oct, 2009$1M / Series A (Lead)
Apr, 2009$20M / Series B (Lead)
Nov, 2008$6M / Series A
Jul, 2008$15M / Series D
May, 2007$10M / Series C (Lead)
Jan, 2006$40M / Venture (Lead)
Mar, 2004$8M / Series B (Lead)
Mar, 2004$13M / Series D
Jan, 2004$15M / Series C (Lead)
Sep, 2002$9.5M / Series C (Lead)
May, 2000$10M / Series C (Lead)
Feb, 2000$17.5M / Series A (Lead)

Add Memberships

Add Images

Add Videos