Author: XSeed Capital

SurveyMonkey’s Damon Cronkey Joins XSeed Capital

June 20, 2016

We at XSeed have been thinking a lot about the near future – not about the deep and disruptive social and economic impacts of ongoing innovations in autonomous and semi-autonomous systems, deep learning, bots and robots, VR and AR (all areas where we have been deploying capital for some time). Rather, we’ve been thinking about where the current economic

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A Conversation With Former EIR Sharon Goldstein

January 27, 2016

One of XSeed’s recent Executives-in-Residence (EIR) and former portfolio executive, Sharon Goldstein, shared some insights about her career, her time at XSeed as an EIR and new position at ShipHawk.

Tell us a bit about you:

I’ve always been drawn to audacious opportunities with high barriers to entry. My first role out of business school was as

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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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