Accel Partners Info-Session

Information Session | August 24 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Please come out to the Wozniak Lounge to learn about an exclusive partnership between Accel Partners and EECS Berkeley: The Accel Fellows Program. It will be the leading program of its type, providing unparalleled opportunities for students to grow and develop in unique ways by bridging technology, business, academics and real world experiences. The program is designed to create opportunities for students to interact with business and technology challenges facing technology companies in Silicon Valley and around the world. Accel is committed to providing real world experiences; as a participant in the Program, students will be exposed to founders, investors, technologists and executives working with rapidly evolving technologies and their commercialization. Students will have the opportunity to participate in educational meetings, mentoring events with industry experts and summer internships with technology companies. This is a unique opportunity only available for EECS/CS students, so don't miss out!

Food will be provided for interested attendees. This session is co-sponsored by HKN & UPE.

Accel is a leading early and growth-stage venture capital firm, powering a global community of entrepreneurs. Accel backs entrepreneurs who have what it takes to build a world-class, category-defining business. Founded in 1983, Accel brings more than three decades of experience building and supporting hundreds of companies. Accel’s vision for entrepreneurship and business enables it to identify and invest in the companies that will be responsible for the growth of next-generation industries.

Accel-backed companies include Atlassian, Braintree, Cloudera, DJI, Dropbox, Dropcam, Etsy, Facebook, Flipkart, Lookout Security, MoPub, Qualtrics, Slack, Spotify, Supercell, Vox Media and others.