EP080 - Accel Partners Brian O’Malley
Brian O'Malley, is a partner at Accel Partners. Accel is one of the top tier Venture Capital firms with offices in the Bay Area, London and Banglore. Some of the companies they have backed include Facebook, Dropbox, Jet.com, slack, flipkart and Spotify. Brian has been at Accel for over 3 years and focuses on marketplaces and next-generation consumer-oriented companies. He has led investments in Dollar Shave Club, Hotel Tonight, Bazaarvoice, and Skullcandy.
We spoke with Brian about his background, his portfolio at Accel, how Brian looks at the commerce landscape from a VC perspective, the current climate for commerce investments, and the technologies that have him excited.
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Episode 80 of the Jason & Scot show was recorded live from Shoptalk in Las Vegas on Tuesday March 21st.