Brocante Lab raises €3 million, rebrands as Selency

Brocante Lab, an online marketplace for second-hand furniture and home décor, has raised a €3 million Series A round and will rebrand under the name Selency. The investment comes from Accel and Kima Ventures and will be used to further develop its curated platform for buying antique or used furniture from dealers and other users […]

UK derivatives analytics firm OpenGamma raises $13.3 million from Accel, ICAP

OpenGamma, a London-based financial software and derivatives risk analytics provider, has raised $13.3 million from Accel and ICAP with participation from former SunGard CEO Cristóbal Conde. The startup provides software-as-a-service products for derivative risk analytics in the face of growing regulations, particularly in the States. It has built up its own open source library for […]

SaaS Wars: Europe Awakens

Accel partner Philippe Botteri believes in a bright future for European SaaS firms, and the investor has identified 100 promising companies in the category.

Munich big data analytics firm Celonis secures $27.5 million investment

Munich-based big data company Celonis has raised $27.5 million in a Series A round led by Accel and 83North (formerly Greylock IL) to push its global expansion. The company specialises in a big data analytics concept called Process Mining, aimed at providing more transparency in how a company operates through real-time analytics of end-to-end processes. […]

Container monitoring startup Weaveworks raises $15 million from GV and Accel

Weaveworks, the makers of container and microservices management solutions, has closed a Series B funding round worth $15 million. The round was led by new investor GV (the former Google Ventures) and existing investor Accel. According to the UK startup, the funds will be used to meet increasing demand for its services in containers and […]