“HCVC”

Alexis founded HCVC in 2015 as a community-first venture firm to support hardtech founders. He's based in Paris.

ALEXIS HOUSSOU

Founder & Managing Partner

Aymerik joined HCVC in 2017. He started his career at Innovacom where he became a partner and has over 25 years of experience investing in breakthrough technologies. He is based in Silicon Valley.

AYMERIK RENARD

General Partner

Jerry started his career in Taiwan where he co-founded a semi-conductor startup. He is based in Paris, and splits his time between Europe and Asia.

JERRY YANG

General Partner

Alex joined HCVC after more than six years of data driven investments in companies like FIVE.AI, Unbabel, Scortex & Sofia Salud. He is originally from Mexico and now splits his time between London and Paris. Outside of work, he brings together various communities through ZERO and London.AI.

ALEXANDRE FLAMANT

Venture Partner

Motor racing engineer and manager, Cyril was previously CEO & Team Principal for the Renault F1 Team where he helped relaunch the Alpine brand. Cyril joined HCVC in 2021 to bring his over 20 years of experience with high-performance technologies to support the next generation of founders building hardtech companies. He is based in Paris.

CYRIL ABITEBOUL

Venture Partner

Mike manages the legal side of the entire lifecycle of HCVC’s investments, which start with a term sheet and end with a great exit. Where possible, he also helps out portfolio companies with any big questions they have. Mike is based in Paris.

MIKE MILLS

General Counsel

Alice runs Hardware Club, our community of highly curated hardware startups and corporate partners.

ALICE SANTINI

Community & Platform Lead

Thomas is in charge of sourcing exciting new startups. He has a background in computational neuroscience.

THOMAS MINOT

Associate