I’m impatient to see breakthroughs in cars. I have high expectations for what Apple will do and respect for what Tesla has already done. I agree with Peter Thiel on the we-were-promised-jet-cars-but-got-140-characters […]Read More
Fresh insights for all phases of the company lifecycle
When the e-mail came in from a former Intel colleague that Andy Grove had passed away, I was caught completely off guard. While I had seen Parkinson’s Disease take many of Andy’s physical faculties, I did not expect him to […]Read More
Industrialist’s Dilemma — Session 9
As we entered our final class session for the quarter we tackled one last industry dealing with astronomical changes — the movie and television sectors of the media industry. Similar to […]Read More
Industrialist’s Dilemma — Session 7
We had hoped that when we arrived to this section of the course we would get to see differences between “disruptors” and “disruptees” that were simultaneously substantive and subtle in nature. […]Read More
With each of the six biggest global consumer technology companies now deeply invested and feverishly in development, VR/AR has become too big to fail. Facebook Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR (powered by Oculus), Google Cardboard and its Magic Leap investment […]Read More
Industrialist’s Dilemma — Session 5
This week the class transitioned from the “disruptors” to the “disruptees,” and gave us the opportunity to speak with our first guest on how his large industrial era firm is coping […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Ford made headlines at CES this week when it announced a major partnership that will integrate Amazon’s technology into its cars, also following rumors that the company is working […]Read More
We are extremely excited to announce that Lex Machina has been acquired by LexisNexis of the RELX Group (NYSE:RELX). XSeed could not be happier for the management team and employees who built a company that is enabling lawyers and corporations to use data analytics to figure out how to make business decisions in ways that were previously impossible to do.
What do Facebook, Whatsapp, Salesforce.com, and the iPhone have in common? They all benefitted from great product management. All avoided UX clutter, confused pricing schemes, and non-existent product roadmaps. It is hard to imagine a world without these products. […]Read More