Chrys joined Kindred Capital in 2018 as a General Partner. The firm invests in early-stage companies in the United Kingdom.
Most recently, Chrys was a Partner at Notion Capital, an early-stage B2B-focused fund based in London, UK. Chrys was responsible for the firm?s sourcing strategy and for recruiting and managing the Associate pool; he also led and managed investments across several market segments and geographies. Chrys oversaw the firm's thematic research and sourcing in IoT, infrastructure, and security, as well as the majority of the Big Data and AI/ML investments. He has also a particular interest in the HR sector. Chrys led the firm's investments in Workable and Smartup, and helped lead investments in Panaseer and GoCardless. He was a board observer at MoveGuides and Wercker.
Prior to joining in Notion 2015, Chris was a VP for Accel Partners' London team. He also led business development efforts for Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the startup ecosystem across EMEA and was a COO at an IoT startup, Living PlanIT. He started his career in Cisco where he spent 10 years across IT, operations, and a long term leading investments and acquisitions for Cisco's Services division.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Chrys holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of California, San Diego and an MBA from the Judge Business School at Cambridge University.
Chrys started his fellowship at Notion Capital under the mentorship of Managing Partner Stephen Chandler, and completed it at Kindred Capital. He is a member of Class 21.