Seth Pierrpont



Seth joined Accel in 2013. Prior to Accel, Seth worked at Vision Capital, an international private equity firm, where he focused on assessing new investment opportunities and overseeing the performance of existing portfolio companies. Seth began his career as a strategy consultant at Oliver Wyman, working in both the San Francisco and London offices and focusing on the media, technology, and retail sectors. Having grown up in the Chicago area, he has also lived in China, India, and Europe. Seth completed his Masters degree in Engineering Management at Dartmouth College. He also holds undergraduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematical Sciences and graduated magna cum laude. 


Role: Investor - Venture Capital (VC)


Personal Expertise

Product/Technology: ICT; Energy; Clean Technology; Environment








Founded in 1983, Accel Partners has a long history of excellence and innovation in venture capital, and is dedicated to partnering with outstanding entrepreneurs and management teams to build world-class businesses. It invests globally using dedicated teams and market-specific strategies for local geographies, with offices in London and Palo Alto, as well as India, and in China via the IDG-Accel Partnership. With over $6 billion under management, Accel has helped entrepreneurs build over 300 successful companies, many of which have defined their categories, including Actuate, Acopia, AdMob, Agile, Alfresco, Arrowpoint, Brightcove, ComScore, Facebook, Foundry Networks, Gameforge, GlamMedia, Groupon, Infinera, Interwoven, JBoss, Kayak, Macromedia, Maven Networks, metroPCS, NextG Networks, Polycom/PictureTel, Portal Software, QlikTech, Rapt, Real Networks, Redback Networks, Riverbed, UUNet, Veritas,, Webroot, XenSource and Zimbra.


Organisation Type: Investor - Venture Capital (VC)


Organsiation Activity

Markets: Software; Financial Services Software

Product/Technology: ICT, Energy; Clean Technology; Environment, Semiconductors, Financial Tech, Communications, Software & IT Services