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Testimonials

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Mark Ghermezian

Founder & Founding CEO, Braze

Alex took me under his wing as my first investor in Braze. Without his confidence and belief in me, Braze would not be here today. Alex is now a good friend and someone I continue to invest with.

Mark Ghermezian

Founder & Founding CEO, Braze

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I have known Alex for over 20 years. He funded two companies
I started and we have invested in many more together.
His network is second to none.

ACQUIRED BY ACXIOM FOR $310M

Auren Hoffman

Founder & Founding CEO, LiveRamp

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ACQUIRED BY ACXIOM FOR $310M

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Auren Hoffman

Founder & Founding CEO, LiveRamp

Team

Alexander Lloyd

Founder & Managing Director

Alexander Lloyd is the founder and managing partner of Accelerator Ventures, a venture fund focused on seed-stage investments. He has invested in the first round of over 100 startups: 6 of which went public, 12 of which were acquired for over $100M such as Zappos, Zynga, Nutanix, Braze and others.  Prior to founding Accelerator Ventures, Alexander was a venture partner at Rustic Canyon Partners, where he oversaw the development of their seed-stage investment strategy. Before working in Venture Capital, Alexander was the Business Development Manager in Microsoft's Silicon Valley office responsible for Microsoft's relationships with the West Coast venture capital and startup community. Alexander has also worked as a Product Manager in SGI's workstation division and has held marketing positions at Activision and Apple Computer. Alexander began his career at Goldman Sachs, where he spent three years as a financial analyst.

Alex is a strong proponent of individual rights and free expression. In 2015, he joined the board of the Human Rights Foundation, after helping start their North Korea program. In 2019, he co-authored The Little Bitcoin Book, which focuses on how Bitcoin affects the individual freedoms and opportunities of people everywhere.

Born in New York City, Alexander was raised in Paris, France, and is fluent in French. Alexander earned a BA in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School.  He is also a commercial pilot and aviation enthusiast.  He recently moved to Miami from San Francisco with his wife and 3 children.

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Chantalle Dumonceaux

Venture Partner

Chantalle Dumonceaux is delighted to juggle many hats at Accelerator, where exceptional early-stage companies to invest in are found, and working with outstanding founders, LPs, team, and network is a priority.

Before joining in 2023, Chantalle started her career in venture in NYC in 2012, and founded Womena, a women-focused angel fund in 2013. A diverse portfolio was invested in, resulting in a 3x MOIC, and the community grew to over 700 investors. Womena has been led by her co-founder since 2017 when Chantalle joined E11 Capital, a US-UAE venture fund. Since then, she co-founded a startup which offered cosmetics brands a simple platform to design and procure their packaging, and has advised various funds and startups, including Upshift Capital since 2021. Chantalle graduated with a B.A. in Economics from Columbia University in New York City. Austin, TX has been home since 2022 after San Francisco for 5 years & stints in NYC, Dubai, and Paris.

What does she look for in seed-stage startups?
Chantalle looks for seasoned founding teams, timely technology, a novel approach, and a product people want at Seed when considering seed-stage startups.

Teach me about… 

When it comes to learning, she's interested in astrophotography, brain-computer interfaces, endocrinology, standup comedy, and understanding what the future looks like and why people are passionate about their respective spaces.

Advisors

Michael Kim

Founder, Cendana Capital

Tom Cervantez

Alain Revah

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Michael Kim

Founder, Cendana Capital

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Tom Cervantez

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Alain Revah

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Portfolio

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Portfolio Snapshot

San Francisco Bay

33%

New York City

19%

Los Angeles

10%

Miami

10%

Other US

24%

Ex-US

4%

MarTech/AdTech

24%

Fintech

20%

Data Security

14%

E-Commerce

14%

HR Tech

10%

HealthTech

10%

Geospatial

4%

EdTech

4%

Pre-Seed

33%

Seed

39%

Series A

24%

Series B

4%

San Francisco Bay

33%

New York City

19%

Los Angeles

10%

Miami

10%

Other US

24%

Ex-US

4%

MarTech/AdTech

24%

Fintech

20%

Data Security

14%

E-Commerce

14%

HR Tech

10%

HealthTech

10%

Geospatial

4%

EdTech

4%

Pre-Seed

33%

Seed

39%

Series A

24%

Series B

4%

Investment Performance

  • Angel investments: 3.8x multiple
  • Accelerator Fund I: 6.3x multiple
  • Accelerator Fund II: 3.1x multiple
  • Accelerator single investment SPVs: 2.1x multiple
  • Note: There are unrealized investments remaining in Fund II and SPVs.

Shortlist of some of our exits

  • Zappos / Acquired by Amazon / 225.8x 🦄
  • Nutanix / IPO / 88.3x 🦄
  • Braze / IPO / 75.9x 🦄
  • Zynga / IPO / 73.4x 🦄
  • Connectify / Acquired by Kana / 42.2x 🦄
  • Cornerstone onDemand / IPO / 22.8x 🦄
  • LiveRamp / Acquired by Acxiom / 12.8x 🦄

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