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
In-home video entertainment is a very big deal. $381 billion globally in 2019 big. About $100 billion in North America big. Triple the revenue of apps and games big.
No wonder, then, that it won’t getRead More
Ford made headlines at CES this week when it announced a major partnership that will integrate Amazon’s technology into its cars, also following rumors that the company is workingRead More
What do Facebook, Whatsapp, Salesforce.com, and the iPhone have in common? They all benefitted from great product management. All avoided UX clutter, confused pricing schemes, and non-existent product roadmaps. It is hard to imagine a world without these products.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
If the Clever-Foolish 2×2 is Silicon Valley’s strategic playbook, here is how Mark Zuckerberg has employed it in the past, and will employ it long into the future.Recap
In a previous post, I introduced theRead More
There’s something special about breakout Silicon Valley-style innovation. Not the ecosystem that makes it possible for hundreds — if not thousands — of efforts to launch, but the handful that win. And keepRead More
Silicon Valley has remained the innovation engine of the world since its consumer beginnings in 1977. After that first wave of innovation, when the Apple II and the Atari VCS/2600 debuted, we’ve been through two more waves of innovation. The secondRead More
“Winning teams pull together people with complementary strengths,” emphasized XSeed Capital Partner Alan Chiu (MSx ‘11) in a recent entrepreneurship talk at Stanford School of Engineering. Chiu shared advice for how engineering and businessRead More