Benjamin Joffe (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a Partner at HAX (www.hax.co), the #1 early stage investor in hardware startups (238 investments), including many in robotics and IoT. HAX is part of SOSV (www.sosv.com), a unique seed fund with a deep tech focus, creator of vertical accelerator programs and using milestones-based investment. SOSV was ranked the world’s most active seed investor in 2017 by TechCrunch.
A thought leader on hardware, IoT, and innovation ecosystems, Benjamin is a contributor to Forbes, TechCrunch and VentureBeat and was featured in WSJ, Bloomberg, WIRED and Nature. He spoke at over 200 events including TechCrunch Disrupt and two TEDx. His presentations and annual “Hardware Trends” report collected over 1M views online.
Born in France, Benjamin was an aerospace engineer before turning to strategy and Asia, where he has been based since 2000. Benjamin has worked in 9 countries and speaks 6 languages.