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XSeed believes in the creative destruction unleashed by technological innovators. Our portfolio companies boast significant differentiation that creates unique customer value. At their core our companies create innovations typically in software, computer science and other IT disciplines.

With $110 million under management, we make our initial investment commitments at the seed stage and then continue to support our portfolio companies with time, effort and follow-on capital through multiple investment rounds.

We work hard from the get-go to help our entrepreneurs build value, define and reach risk-reduction milestones, and get to their next value inflection point quickly.


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No One Saw Them Coming — Baiju Bhatt, Co-CEO Robinhood

This article was written by XSeed Partner Robert Siegel and appeared in the Industrialists Dilemma section of casasiegel.com.

As we prepared for Robinhood’s Co-CEO and Stanford alum, Baiju Bhatt, to visit The Industrialist’s Dilemma, we thought the class session would revolve around how Millennials want to trade stocks for free. We thought this would […]

This Ain’t Your Grandparents’ Ma Bell — Randall Stephenson, Chairman and CEO AT&T

This article was written by XSeed Partner Robert Siegel and appeared in the Industrialists Dilemma section of casasiegel.com.

I have to admit — I had this date highlighted on my calendar when AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson committed to coming to our class this year. The size, scope and challenges of AT&T are […]

When Your Company Should Enter Its Second Market

This article was written by XSeed Capital Partner, Jeff Thermond.

One of the great things about being a venture capitalist is the opportunity to meet upwards of a thousand eager entrepreneurs every year. Sometimes these meetings are great because their idea is compelling. Sometimes it is great because they are really impressive people. And every now and […]


Industry and entrepreneur happenings

Data startup Narrative raises $3M more

By Anthony Ha. This article originally appeared in TechCrunch on February 25, 2019.

Narrative, a startup that makes it easier to buy and sell data, is announcing that it’s raised $3 million in additional seed funding.

The round was led by Glasswing Ventures ,  XSeed, Tuhaye […]

Announcing Lilt’s Series A Financing

By Spence Green. This article originally appeared on Lilt on October 4, 2018.

Today I’m pleased to announce that we raised $9.5M in new funding led by Sequoia CapitalBill Coughran, partner at Sequoia, will join our board. Our existing investors‒Redpoint Ventures, Zetta Venture Partners, and XSeed Capital‒all participated in […]

Offering A White-Labeled Lending Service In Emerging Markets, Mines Raises $13 million

By Jake Bright. This article originally appeared on TechCrunch on August 10, 2018.

Emerging markets credit startup Mines.io has closed a $13 million Series A round led by The Rise Fund, the global impact fund formed by private equity giant TPG, and 10 others, including Velocity Capital.

Mines provides […]