Prashanth Prakash joined Accel in 2008.
Prashanth began investing in Indian technology start-ups in 2004, well before they acquired global attention. He started his investing career as a co-founder of Erasmic, one of India’s first early-stage funds. Prior to that, he founded two enterprises in the Internet and multimedia publishing domains.
As a key member of Accel’s India team, Prashanth focuses on consumer Internet services, online marketplaces, and SaaS. He has led investments in Agrostar, BlueStone, BookMyShow, Clevertap, FabHotels, Glowroad, HolidayMe, HomeLane, InfraMarket, PropTiger, QwikCilver (acquired by Pine Labs), Rentomojo, TeaBox, and other early-stage companies.
Prashanth is from Bangalore and holds a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Delaware and an undergraduate degree in computer science.
Agriculture manufacture and distribution company for organic fertilizers
Gaurav Singh Kushwaha
Online jewelry retailer
India-based online entertainment platform
Mobile engagement and analytics platform
Online aggregator for hotel rooms for budget travelers
Home interior personalization and design
India-based real estate advisor
India-based last mile logistics for e-commerce
Pratap T P
Stored value card-based solutions
Acquired by Pine Labs
India-based online rental platform for furniture, electronics and appliances
India-based online tea store
Marketplace for real estate and construction materials
Avinash B R
Gururaj S Rao
Demand-backed supply chain for perishables
Business travel and expense management
Halal-compliant personal care products
Zhio Xiao Yan
Personalized clothing marketplace
Voice-first mobile communication platform
Modular furniture marketplace
Acquired by HomeLane