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VC Profile: David Cusimano of Accel KKR

Headquarters: Menlo Park,California

SectorsSoftware, Enterprise Software, Consulting

DescriptionFounded in 2000, Accel-KKR is a technology-focused investment firm with $4.0 billion in capital commitments. The firm invests in software and IT enabled businesses well-positioned for top line and bottom-line growth. At the core of Accel-KKR’s investment strategy is a commitment to developing strong partnerships with the management teams of its portfolio companies and a focus on building value through significant resources available through the Accel-KKR network. Accel-KKR focuses on middle-market companies and provides a broad range of capital solutions from minority-growth investments to buyouts, recapitalizations, divisional carve-outs and going-private transactions.

Accel-KKR’s culture is built on a strong work ethic and drive to succeed and is one that values authenticity and collaboration. Our investment and consulting professionals have extensive experience in the technology space.

Recent Investments:

  • ESO Solutions $17.66M / Private Equity (Lead)
  • ClickDimensions Undisclosed amount / Private Equity
  • Cendyn Undisclosed amount / Private Equity
  • Clavis Insight $20M / Venture (Lead)

Website: http://www.accel-kkr.com

David Cusimano is a Vice President at Accel-KKR. Prior to joining Accel-KKR, David was a Private Equity Associate at GenSpring Family Office. There he was responsible for sourcing, executing and monitoring minority equity investments and subordinated debt financings to growth oriented,  small and middle market companies in a wide variety of industries, as well as, allocating capital commitments to private equity funds. Prior to GenSpring, David was an Analyst at Wachovia Securities, where he provided merger and acquisition, capital raising and advisory services for corporate clients and financial sponsors focused on the technology and technology enabled services sectors.

David is currently a Director of Cendyn, Delta Data, ESO and PrismHR and was previously a Director of Ektron, N-able Technologies (sold to SolarWinds for $120 million in 2013), and OnCenter Software (sold to Roper Industries in 2015.)

 

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