Robert Siegel Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 4

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 3


Robert Siegel General Information


Mr. Robert Siegel serves as a Partner at XSeed Capital. He serves as a Venture Partner at Piva Capital. He served as a Venture Advisor at Step Ahead Capital. He also served as a Board Member at Cape Productions. He is a Board Member of Avochato. He served as an Advisor at Pixlee TurnTo. He served as a Board member at Sparta Science. He serves as a Mentor at K5 Ventures. His investment areas include enterprise software and business operations where computational technology helps automate/improve company performance and computing platforms that shape business and consumer behaviors. He sits on the Board of Directors of Zooz, Lex Machina, Productions, and DropThought. He led XSeed's investments in CirroSecure (acquired by Palo Alto Networks - NYSE: PANW), Chatous, Dispatcher, Breezeworks, The League, Teapot, Smart Coffee Technology, Neon, Caller Zen and SIPX (acquired by ProQuest) and also supports other portfolio companies such as Citrine Informatics. He is currently on the Stanford Graduate School of Business faculty where he teaches Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation, Formation of New Ventures, The Industrialist's Dilemma, and Entrepreneurial Finance. In these classes, he has led research and written cases on companies including Google, Box, AngelList, SurveyMonkey, Medium, Wikimedia Foundation, Zuora, Minted, 500 Startups and TrueCar, Axel Springer, General Electric and Starbucks (La Boulange), amongst others. He is the Co-President of Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs, an alumni association that fosters relationships to strengthen the Stanford startup community, as well as the Chairman of the Strategic Advisory Board for Tech in Vienna, Austria. He has co-authored several articles for California Management Review, is a Wall Street Journal Startup Guru, and is a frequent contributor to Forbes and VentureBeat. Before joining XSeed, He was General Manager of the Video and Software Solutions division for GE Security, with annual revenues of $350 million. He was also Executive Vice President of Pixim, Inc., a fabless semiconductor firm specializing in image sensors and processors (acquired by Sony). Before Pixim, he was Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Weave Innovations Inc. (acquired by Kodak), a network services developer that invented the world's first digital picture frame and delivered photos and other digital media to PCs and internet / mobile devices. He served in various management roles at Intel Corporation, including an executive position in their Corporate Business Development division, in which he invested capital in startups that were strategically aligned with Intel's vision. Previous to Intel, he was promoted to a series of senior sales and marketing positions at GeoWorks, which went public in 1993. He holds a BA from UC Berkeley and an MBA from Stanford University is the co-inventor of four patents and served as lead researcher for Andy Grove's book Only the Paranoid Survive. He served as an Advisor at CloudCath.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 3130 Alpine Road
  • Suite 200
  • Portola Valley, CA 94028
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

Robert Siegel Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Pixlee TurnTo 19-Jan-2021 Later Stage VC 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Trifacta 27-Aug-2019 00000 00000 00000 Database Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Sparta Science 02-Jan-2018 Early Stage VC 000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Biota 27-Mar-2014 Early Stage VC 00000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue 000000 000000

Robert Siegel Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Pixlee TurnTo 25-Oct-2022 Buyout/LBO
Trifacta 07-Feb-2022 000000000000000000 00000
Biota 01-Mar-2021 000000000000000000

Robert Siegel Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Robert Siegel Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Robert Siegel Angel Investor 00 0 0 Portola Valley, CA

Robert Siegel Co-Investors (9)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
1Indicator 1 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Aspenwood Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
David Spreng 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mark Danchak 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Richard Boyle 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Robert Siegel FAQs

  • Who is Robert Siegel?

    Robert Siegel is an angel Investor who has made 4 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Robert Siegel?

    Robert Siegel is an angel investor.

  • What does Robert Siegel do?

    As an angel investor, Robert Siegel invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • How many board seats does Robert Siegel hold?

    Robert Siegel holds a board seat in SmartDrive Systems.

  • What has Robert Siegel invested in?

    Robert Siegel has made numerous investments in companies like Pixlee TurnTo, Trifacta, and Sparta Science within the Business/Productivity Software, Database Software, and Healthcare Technology Systems industries.

  • What has Robert Siegel invested in recently?

    Robert Siegel's latest investment was on 19-Jan-2021 in Pixlee TurnTo, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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