XSeed Capital is an early stage investment firm that works with entrepreneurs whose goal is to build category-leading, high growth companies.


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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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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 […]

What It Was Like To Be A Part Of The XSeed Team – Oren Levy, CEO Zooz

This blog was written by Zooz CEO and co-founder, Oren Levy.

To an entrepreneur, a successful exit represents the culmination of many years of hard work and sacrifice and the final stage in turning your company’s vision into a market-accepted reality. It is also an emotional roller coaster ride – stressful and exhilarating – all at the same time. This was […]

What We Are Thankful For At XSeed Capital

This blog was written by XSeed Partner, Damon Cronkey.

As we enter the week of Thanksgiving here in the US, the XSeed team has been reflecting on the past year and how many “That’s an amazing accomplishment”, “What the f—?!?”, “Wow, how did she/he/they do that?!” and “Take a seat and listen to what I am going to […]


Industry and entrepreneur happenings

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 […]

PayU acquires Zooz to take on international payment services

By Ingrid Lundun. This article originally appeared on TechCrunch on July 22, 2018.

A week after PayPal led a $50 million round in the cross-border payment specialist PPRO, one of its big competitors in the developing world has announced an acquisition of its own in the same space. PayU — the payments […]