Martin Gibson

Based in
London, UK
Specializing In
Early

Martin Gibson joined Accel in 2009 and is responsible for Accel’s investments in GoCardless, Catawiki, Packlink, Spreadshirt, MyHeritage and Framer among others. Prior board memberships include Pillpack (acquired by Amazon), Ubiquisys (acquired by Cisco), Pontis (acquired by Amdocs), Space Ape (acquired by Supercell), Sansa Security (acquired by ARM), Dragonplay (acquired by Bally), TheCloud (acquired by BskyB), and Telepo (acquired by Aastra).

Prior to Accel, Martin was a partner at Atlas Ventures. Martin began his career as an engineer with startups Cellstack and Madge Networks, then as a general manager at Scientific Generics (now Sagentia).

Martin is from Scotland and graduated from Cambridge and Cranfield School of Management.

Focus

Cloud/SaaS

Consumer

Fintech

Relationships
Catawiki
Series B
2014

Ravi Vora (CEO)

René Schoenmakers

Marco Jansen

Online catalogue and auction house for collectibles

Framer
Series A
2017

Koen Bok

Jorn Van Dijk

Interactive prototyping tool

GoCardless
Seed
2011

Hiroki Takeuchi

Matt Robinson

Recurring payment collection platform for businesses

MyHeritage
Series B
2006

Gilad Japhet

Genealogy and family tree platform

Octarine
Seed
2017

Adi Ashkenazi

Haim Helman

Shemer Schwarz

Multi-cluster network security platform for Kubernetes applications

Acquired by VMware

Packlink
Seed / Series A
2013

Ben Askew-Renaut

Cost-effective package delivery services

PillPack
Series B
2014

TJ Parker

Brian Hoffer

Elliot Cohen

Online full-service pharmacy that sorts medication by the dose

Acquired by Amazon

Pontis
Series A
2003

Michael Kerbis

Ofer Sheinkin

Software marketing systems for communication service providers

Acquired by Amdocs

Sansa Security
Series B
2004

Limor Elbaz

Gal Salomon

Israel-based provider of hardware security IP and software
Acquired by ARM

Space Ape
Series A
2012

John Earner

Simon Hade

Mobile gaming

Acquired by Supercell

Ubiquisys
Series A
2007

Developer of intelligent 3G and LTE small cells

Acquired by Cisco

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Fever
Series A
2014

Ignacio Bachiller

Alexandre Perez

Francisco Hein

Pep Gomez

Event discovery and ticket purchasing platform

Hassle
Series A
2014

Alex Depledge

Jules Coleman

Tom Nimmo

Booking and payment platform for in-home services

Acquired by Helpling

KupiVIP
Series B
2010

Oskar Hartmann

Mikhail Konoplev

Vladimir Kholyaznikov

Discounted fashion retailer of luxury goods

Acquired by Sapato.ru

SeekingAlpha
Series B
2007

David Jackson

Investing community powered by crowdsourcing

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