|Institut d'Administration des Entreprises, Master||2002|
|Commerce & International Management|
|UniversitÃ© de Poitiers, BA||2001|
Cyril Ebersweiler / [SOS ventures[(http://www.sosventures.com)
Cyril is a venture partner at SOSventures and the founder of HAXLR8R (the premiere accelerator program for hardware startups - Shenzhen & San Francisco), China Axlr8r (the first mentorship-driven seed funding program in China - Shanghai) and LEAP Axlr8r (building the future of interaction design - San Francisco).
He is mentoring at Techstars and 500startups, an advisor to the Global Accelerator Network (http://globalacceleratornetwork.com/about/) as well as a board member/advisor to a few startups including Leap Motion, Orderwithme, Nextly and gTar. He is the most prolific investor in the hardware space (40+) and has invested on every continent.
Places were Cyril gave lectures, went on panel or organized startup competitions include The Pioneers Conference, The New Context Conference, AdTech, MIT GSW, MIT CHIEF, GMIC, GMIC-SV, CESIF, Samurai Incubate, RailsRumble, Nodeknockout, IBM Smartcamp, NUS, etc…
He is the organizer of the 10x10 Conferences held in Beijing and Shanghai, as well as the GENERATOR Conferences (http://www.generatorconf.com). Cyril is also one of the folks behind Startup Workaway (http://startupworkaway.com/): Coworking with Coconuts!
Best virtual places to find him: on Twitter @chinaccelerator and @haxlr8r or on Quora/AL for a more personal touch. You can back his hardware startups syndicate here:
Specialties: startups, entrepreneurship, internet marketing, product management, e-commerce, venture capital, coconuts.