Sonali De Rycker
Sonali De Rycker joined Accel in 2008 and focuses on consumer (especially marketplaces), next generation financial services and software companies. She led Accel’s investments in Spotify, which IPO-ed with a $35 billion market cap, Letgo, which joined forces with OfferUP in 2020, and Avito, which was acquired in 2015 by Naspers. In addition, Sonali led Accel's investment in Calastone, which was acquired by The Carlyle Group in October 2020.
Sonali’s current portfolio includes Kry, Hopin, merXu, Monzo, Primer, Shift Technology, sennder, Soldo, and Wallapop. Prior to Accel, Sonali was a partner at Atlas Venture in London. Sonali grew up in Mumbai, attended Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.