At XSeed Capital, we continuously look to invest in companies that are led by inspirational founders who surround themselves with world-class teams and advisors and pursue a mission that has a meaningful impact on the world. With that context, we are excited to partner with co-founders Selina Tobaccowala and Al Lieb and announce our investmentRead More
This article originally appeared in the Harvard Business Review and was co-authored by XSeed Capital Partner, Robert Siegel, co-founder and CEO of Box, Aaron Levie, and general manager of SAP.io, Maxwell Wessel.
When most of the great companies of the industrial era were founded, even the most brilliant economists believed deeply in the lawRead More
XSeed Capital is very excited to announce our investment in Narrative, a platform that enables buyers and sellers of raw data events to come together and transact.
As more people, more companies, and more devices connect over the Internet, the engagement and interactions of those constituents creates overwhelming amounts of data. At the same time, organizations are deployingRead More
A noticeable fraction of the thousands of startups I have looked at in the last seven years have made attacking a societal evil (e.g., hunger, homelessness, etc) a key part of why they exist. This is extremely laudable from aRead More
theCUBE: Robert Siegel & Jeff Frick Discuss #GSBfutureofinnovation At The Stanford Graduate School Of BusinessOctober 27, 2016
Click to play this video in which XSeed Capital Partner Robert Siegel talks with Jeff Frick after moderating the #GSBfutureofinnovation panel at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
One of the most exciting things about Silicon Valley is that it constantly reinvents itself. The development of new technologies and products serves a fundamental role in the cycle of Schumpeterian creative-destruction that drives those inRead More
I often ask entrepreneurs I’m meeting for the first time to imagine that our meeting just ended and it was a great success from their point of view. Then I ask, “What made this such a great meeting for you?”Read More
Will Elon Musk’s navigation from near-bankruptcy to becoming the first new public American car company started in nearly a hundred years end with Model 3?Recap
In a previous post, I introduced the “Clever-Foolish 2×2” behindRead More
Where Does Your Product Fit In The Market? The Best Entrepreneurs Marry Conviction With AdaptabilityAugust 24, 2015
This XSeed article was written by Theresa Johnston and originally appeared on the Stanford Graduate School of Business website.
Say you’re an entrepreneur and your product is getting little traction. You could go back to the drawing board and re-engineer it. It might make more sense, though, to rethink your market, says venture capitalist Alan ChiuRead More
At XSeed Capital we are introduced to over 500+ new startup opportunities every year, and we directly meet or talk to 150–200 of these companies. In this context, I am sometimes asked what is the “biggest mistake” that aRead More