Artifact Details

Title

Swartz, Jim oral history

Catalog Number

102746860

Type

Text

Date

2013-10-15

Contributor

Dennis, Eric, Media Producer; Videographer
Hollar, John C., Interviewer
Swartz, Jim, Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, California

Extent

31 p.

Format

PDF

Copyright Holder

Computer History Museum

Description

Jim Swartz founded Accel Partners with Arthur Patterson in 1983. Entering a fifth decade in venture capital he enjoys working with start-up teams that are defining new industries. In addition, he works with the Accel London team as a founder/mentor of Accel's European business. Before founding Accel Partners, Jim was founding General Partner of Adler & Company, which he started with Fred Adler in 1978 after his tenure as a Vice President of Citicorp Venture Capital. Early in his career Jim worked as a management consultant, entering the venture capital industry in 1972. A long time industry leader, Jim is former Chairman of the National Venture Capital Association and a 2007 recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award.

Jim is a graduate of Harvard University with a concentration in engineering sciences and applied physics and holds a MS in industrial administration from Carnegie Mellon University.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Cresap McCormick & Paget; Carnegie Mellon University; Harvard University; Accel Partners; Adler & Company; Adler, Fred; Citicorp Venture Capital; Venture Capital

Collection Title

Oral history collection

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X6985.2014