General Partner, SOSV & Managing Director, HAX SF
A hardware investor, visionary and serial entrepreneur, Cyril was SOSV’s first general partner to run an accelerator, starting Chinaccelerator, the first mentorship-driven seed-funding program in China. He then went on to found HAX – the world’s first and largest hardware accelerator – in 2012.
He is one of the world’s most prolific investors in the hardware space, with 200+ investments.
Cyril is a frequent speaker at events such as TechCrunch Disrupt, Makercon, Solidcon, Pioneers, The New Context Conference, AdTech, GMIC, and many others. He is an occasional guest writer at Techcrunch, and has been featured in The Economist, Popular Mechanics, The New York Times, Bloomberg, Huffington Post, Wired and more.