Cyril is a venture partner at SOSV and the founder of HAX. He built and run the first mentorship-driven seed funding program in China, Chinaccelerator, home of the Techcrunch Disrupt winner Orderwithme. He also founded HAX, an accelerator for hardware-related startups based in Shenzhen and the Bay (if you are reading this here, yeah it’s me who will kick your ass hard every single day).
He is mentoring at Techstars, 500startups, OnLab and East Ventures Alpha, an advisor to the Global Accelerator Network as well as a board member/advisor to a few startups including Leap Motion. He has been investing across the universe (and beyond) and helps entrepreneurs become truly global.
Places were Cyril gave lectures, went on panel or organized startup competitions include AdTech, MIT GSW, MIT CHIEF, GMIC, CESIF, Shanghai Jiatong University, DMU, DUT, NEUSOFT, Samurai Incubate, RailsRumble, Nodeknockout, IBM Smartcamp, NUS, etc… He is the organizer of the 10×10 Conferences held in Beijing and Shanghai.
Cyril is also one of the folks behind Startup Workaway: Coworking with Coconuts!
Cyril is best seen in action: