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XSeed Invests In Narrative, A Platform Connecting Buyers And Sellers Of Data

April 17, 2017

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 deploying

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Avoid The Bridge To Nowhere In Your Startup’s Funding Plan

October 7, 2015

This XSeed blog was written by Venture Partner, Jeff Thermond, and originally appeared on Forbes.

I have seen several recent startup pitches covering different markets, having different technologies, and built with teams of differing calibers, all of which shared one unfortunate trait: The founders’ funding plans looked a lot like a Bridge to Nowhere.

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GeneWEAVE Acquired By Roche

August 14, 2015

One of our goals at XSeed is to invest in entrepreneurs who pursue risky, paradigm changing ideas to solve big problems that seem intractable using established approaches. Rapid, cost-effective diagnosis and data-guided treatment of antibiotic resistant diseases is one such problem – causing about 25,000 deaths and over 2 million illnesses a year in the U.S. alone, with new,

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Palo Alto Networks Acquires CirroSecure

May 27, 2015

XSeed Capital is thrilled with the acquisition of CirroSecure by Palo Alto Networks (PANW), which was announced today by both companies. When we first met co-founders Vikrant Karvir and Nishant Doshi 18 months ago, we were extremely impressed with their understanding of the security landscape and their strategy to differentiate in a crowded market segment. CirroSecure’s tenacious focus

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Here’s How To Nail Product-Market Fit

January 27, 2015

This XSeed blog was written by Partner, Alan Chiu, and originally appeared on VentureBeat.

At XSeed Capital, we invest in seed-stage startups that are often still searching for the right product-market fit. As they start to see the tantalizing evidence of something compelling, they need to decide what to include in the product, and, just

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