FOF/VC  Accolade Partners

     Office Locations:

2001 M Street NW, Suite 801
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-775-5595
Fax: 202-775-5599



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  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet



    Founded in 2000, Accolade Partners is a boutique alternative investment management firm which provides endowments, foundations, institutions and individuals with a smarter way to leverage the power of venture capital. Accolade makes investments in top-tier venture capital and growth equity funds. The firm announced it raised $150 million for its fourth fund of funds, Accolade Partners IV. Accolade closed (April of 2017) its oversubscribed sixth fund at $235 million. Accolade manages over $1B across six funds.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Andrew Salembier COO & Partner
    Aram Verdiyan Principal
    Atul Rustgi Partner
    Derek Andren Sr. Associate
    Joelle Kayden Managing Member


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      Mucker Capital
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      Pivotnorth Capital

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