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Primary Role
Founder & Managing Director @
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248 Investments in 193 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://hax.co
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Person Details

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Cyril is a venture partner at SOSventures and the founder of HAX (the premiere startup accelerator program for hardware startups - Shenzhen & San Francisco), China Accelerator (the first startup accelerator in China - Shanghai) and LEAP Axlr8r (building the future of interaction design - San Francisco).

He is a mentor 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, Next Thing Co and gTar. He is the most prolific investor in the hardware space (40+) and has invested on every continent.

Cyril has given lectures, been on panels or organized startup competitions at The Pioneers Conference, TechCrunch, 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 @cebersweiler @chinaccelerator and @hax_co or on Quora/AL for a more personal touch. You can back his hardware startups syndicate here:

https://angel.co/sosv-hardware-angels/syndicate

Specialties: startups, entrepreneurship, internet marketing, product management, e-commerce, venture capital, coconuts.

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Investment Partner

Founder & Managing Director

Sep, 2011 - Current   (about 5 years)

Director

Dec, 2010 - Current   (almost 6 years)
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Sep, 2016$125k / Seed
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Apr, 2016$1.5M / Venture (Lead)
Mar, 2016$60k / Seed

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