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A VC with $575 million to spend lists the 3 qualities startups need to get her funding

Sonali De Rycker

  • Accel is a major venture company that has backed famous firms including Facebook, Spotify, and Slack.
  • Its European arm has raised a new $575 million fund for entrepreneurs on the continent.
  • The new fund will focus on financial technology, healthcare, and automation.
  • Accel partner Sonali De Rycker said there are three traits that impress her when she meets a founder: lateral thinking; humility; and good storytelling chops.
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Accel is, perhaps, not a household name but it has backed some of the most famous and successful entrepreneurs in the world.

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com