Accept Software, maker of product planning and marketing software, has raised $17 million of a targeted $18 million second round of equity, according to a filing with the SEC. The Fremont, Calif. is backed by Jefferson Partners, Entrepreneurs Fund and StarVest Partners.
Accept offers a portfolio of tools for product design and release, including ways to capture ideas from brainstorm sessions, set action items and track progress toward stated goals. When a company has finished product, Accept’s software can also guide deployment, integration with other systems and training initiatives. It counts big software names like Cadence, Intuit and VMware among its clients.