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XLP Capital is a technology investment fund with three distinct businesses: venture incubation, activist investing, and strategic advisory.

 

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Building a Viable Business Around Intellectual Property
By Mark Blaxill, Executive Director of XLP Capital The author is the co-author of Boston Consulting Group’s first patent application, and is the co-author of The Invisible Edge: Taking Your S...
September 6, 2016
NEW YORK, NY – XLP Corporation announced today the opening of its new office in New York. Located in Midtown-East, the office marks XLP’ssecond location in New York. This expansion will enable XLP to consolidate its advisory, inve...
July 25, 2016

NEW YORK, NY – Matthew Stack, founder of the Stack Family Office and a co-founder of XLP Capital, presented at the Opal Financial Group’sFamily Office and Private Wealth Management Forum held in Newport, RI on July 18-20. Designed as ...
November 10, 2015

BOSTON, MA – Matthew Stack, founder of the Stack Family Office and a co-founder of XLP Capital, presented at the Opal Financial Group’s Family Office and Private Wealth Management Forum – West held in Napa, CA on October 28-30. De...
January 12, 2016
BOSTON, MA – XLP Capital announced today the acquisition of Siftpage, Inc.– a Boston-based data mining and analysis startup. Founded in 2013 by Harvard and MIT alumni, Siftpage, Inc. pioneered the development of powerful algorithm...
November 30, 2015
BOSTON, MA – XLP Capital is pleased to announce that Margaret Peterlin has joined as Managing Director. In this role, Margaret will become an integral part of XLP's advisory, investment, and incubation services and contribute to t...
August 27, 2015
BOSTON, MASS – XLP capital announced today the acquisition of the Lambda Prime Investment Fund – a Boston-based startup incubator with investments in cyber security, metadata aggregation software, biotechnology, and various other s...
August 5, 2015
BOSTON, MASS - Founders Mark Blaxill and Matthew Stack announce the establishment of XLP Capital in response to the growing industry need of comprehensive, value-driven technology investment, development, and advisory services. Headq...
October 13, 2015
BOSTON, MASS – XLP capital announced today an investment in Haystack Technologies – a San Mateo, California-based private company developing technology for the Internet-of-Things industry. Founded in 2010, Haystack Technologies joi...

Research Insights

Companies die all the time. Until recently, it’s been a quiet process. One recent example is the grocery chain A&P, originally known as the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company.  Growing up in th...

There’s a dirty little secret inside the premium strategy consultancies. They don’t do strategy. At least, not anymore.

What is it that they do instead? They sell--over and over--the same project ...
XLP Strategy Research Group announces today the release of a research report addressed to venture capital fund managers, fund administrators, managing directors, family offices, and institutional i...
XLP Strategy Research Group announces the release of a technology report, entitled “The Data Scraping Marketplace.” The report describes the rapidly growing marketplace for software known as “data ...
XLP Strategy’s Research Group is pleased to announce the release of the first annual cryptocurrency and blockchain technology report, entitled “Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology Landscape.” The rep...

Technology Incubator

For those who have worked closely with XLP and Lambda Prime technologies, it's well known that the analyst and developer teams use functional programming languages regularly for competitive advanta...
The anonymity provided by Bitcoin and other blockchain-based technologies has been pitched as a signification and differentiating feature relative to institution-mediated transactions. While some r...
Before I tell a story about how I ported the front-end of my C-based Reed Solomon algorithm demo to go [golang], and post the results, I will answer the obvious.

Yes, go is suitable for algorithm de...
Modern data visualizations are often tours de force of artistic and graphic design. They can transcend the data and transform into artwork worthy of MoMA. These visualization often derive their vis...
I decided to start using the “go” programming language a while ago, but I never had a project that could introduce me to it until recently.  There were a few things about Go that I knew already, an...
A lot of what we do at Lambda Prime falls into the category called "Data Science."  However, we do all sorts of work, as long as it is boundary-pushing.  A couple years ago, we were tasked to find ...
There are many great web frameworks. There are many great classical music composers. If F represents the universe of great web frameworks, and C represents the universe of great classical composers...
Over the past 10+ years, I've worked closely with a number of large companies' IP departments to optimize a simple, but highly manually intensive and repetitive task: the classification of newly fi...
At Lambda Prime, we often lean on D3.js for creating visualization of processed data regardless of whether the output will be web-based.  This choice may seem obvious given D3's ability to make stu...
The Lambda Prime blog is designed to capture pragmatic and practical programming insights in the rapid prototyping, large dataset analytics, data science, and high performance computing world in wh...
In the field of High Performance Computing (HPC), there is a constant and obscured debate between the old traditional toolkit users of Fortran, Cobol, Java and .NET, representing the collective cor...