Accel adds Atlas alumni

The London office of US VC Accel Partners has named Sonali De Rycker as a partner. She joins following a spell with Atlas Venture, and before that was an investment banker at Goldman Sachs in New York, and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

De Rycker joins the current team of nine investment professionals in the London office and brings with her expertise in the consumer internet and software markets.

Accel has over US$4bn under management with offices in Palo Alto, London and China (via the IDG-Accel Partnership), and is focused on investing in early stage technology companies in the areas of consumer internet, enterprise software, networking and mobile.