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 […]Read More
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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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
We finished this year’s Systems Leadership course with Tony Thomas, CIO of Nissan. The class session entailed a rich discussion of how Systems Leaders need to drive transformational change during uncertain times. Thomas joined […]Read More
Carl Ice runs one of the largest railway systems in North America. And while most of our students may never work for a big railway company in their careers, they all gained a much clearer understanding […]Read More
The complexity facing the United States healthcare market is staggering. With the percentage of healthcare spending approaching 20% of the United States’ GDP, the importance of this issue is existential both socioeconomically for the country, as well […]Read More
We had one of our most interesting sessions to date with Ganesh Bell, President of Uptake. While we explored how Systems Leaders need to assess those parts of the technical stack where a company needs […]Read More
Most of the companies we have been studying that are going through the digital industrial transformation have been either larger incumbents or new digital upstarts. However, one party is looking at this opportunity through […]Read More