Much has been written about the frame-breaking changes taking place in industrial markets driven by the combination of hardware and software products newly available to customers. From mobility to […]Read More
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The most exciting days at XSeed are concentrated around moments when incredible entrepreneurs leverage technology to make material impacts to their worlds. This week, Esports One, the latest XSeed investment, began fully promoting the real-time computer vision analytics company that will bring customizable viewer experiences to the esports community.
We have a history of investing in […]Read More
This week’s Timely Discussions was written by XSeed Partner, Robert Siegel.
Two key news items caught our attention this week — Mark Zuckerberg’s commitment to “fix Facebook” in 2018 and Apple’s being confronted by activist investors to make the iPhone safer for children. When combined with the younger generation’s lack of using Facebook and increasing […]Read More
Happy New Year from the XSeed Capital Team! Here’s what the team had to say when asked what the most under- & over- reported stories of […]Read More
This week’s Timely Discussions was written by XSeed Venture Partner, Jeff Thermond.
Like most VC firms, we have spirited discussions on Mondays when we look at new deals. As you might expect, we often talk about current events or what is in the news during downtime.
Timely Discussions is a new short form blog which will […]Read More
This article was written by XSeed Capital Partner, Jeff Thermond.
Almost half of the initial pitches we view at XSeed do not contain a Five Year Projected Financials slide. Another quarter have a forecast, but it only goes out two years. So, three quarters of the entrepreneurs we meet start out with a pitch deck missing an indispensable […]
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 investment in Gixo, an […]Read More
This article originally appeared in the Harvard Business Review and was co-authored by XSeed Capital Partner, Robert Siegel, co-founder and CEO of Box, Aaron Levie, and general manager of SAP.io, Maxwell Wessel.
When most of the great companies of the industrial era were founded, even the most brilliant economists believed deeply in the law of […]Read More
XSeed Capital is very excited to announce our investment in Narrative, a platform that enables buyers and sellers of raw data events to come together and transact.
As more people, more companies, and more devices connect over the Internet, the engagement and interactions of those constituents creates overwhelming amounts of data. At the same time, organizations are deploying more advanced […]Read More
XSeed Capital is excited to announce the April 6 book launch of Becoming Facebook: The 10 Challenges That Defined the Company That’s Disrupting the World, written by XSeed Executive-in-Residence, Mike Hoefflinger. The following is an excerpt from Chapter 3.
In the summer of 2009, Silicon Valley’s (and my) past met its (and my) future. […]Read More