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1 December 2021 JST/UTC+9
Virtual Event

Jerry Yang
General Partner at Hardware Club

Profile

Jerry Yang is General Partner of Hardware Club. Over the years since its founding in 2015, the prestigious private community for early-stage hardware entrepreneurs has grown to more than 400 startups globally. Hardware Club Fund I was launched officially in 2017 with LPs from France, Japan, UK and Taiwan. Hardware Club has since invested in more than 20 startups at Pre-Seed, Seed and Series A stages, with ticket sizes ranging from $200k to north of $1M. Notable co-investors include Index Ventures, First Round Capital, Y Combinator Continuity, LocalGlobe, Initialized Capital, Lemnos Labs and Playground Global.

Before switching to the dark side, Jerry had been in analog IC design for more than a decade after receiving his BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering at National Taiwan University. His engineering career, including 4 years as an entrepreneur, spanned across Taiwan and Silicon Valley, where he last worked for Qualcomm. Jerry obtained his MBA degree from HEC Paris and is a CFA Charterholder.

Agenda Sessions

  • Onwards and upwards: value creation in challenging times

    16:50

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