XNV - The Exponential Ventures

Our Blog

Sem categoria 04/08/21

Exponential Ventures annonce l’acquisition de PyJobs, FrontJobs et RecrutaDev

Fondé en 2017, PyJobs est devenu l’un des sites d’emploi les plus populaires du Brésil pour la communauté Python. Malgré sa croissance agressive au cours de la dernière année, ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

Exponential Technology Sem categoria 04/08/21

Exponential Ventures announces the acquisition of PyJobs, FrontJobs, and RecrutaDev

Founded in 2017, PyJobs has become one of Brazil’s most popular job boards for the Python community. Despite its aggressive growth in the past year, PyJobs retained its community-oriented ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

Sem categoria 28/07/21

What is a Startup Studio?

Spoiler: it is NOT an Incubator or Accelerator I have probably interviewed a few hundred professionals in my career as an Entrepreneur. After breaking the ice, one of the first things I do is ask ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

Sem categoria 09/06/21

How many Software Engineers does it take to launch a Startup?

The answer is 5. That’s it; you need a team with a minimum of five Software Engineers to launch a Startup. If you want to know how I got to that number, stick around. The practical answer to ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

Book Reviews Sem categoria 11/05/21

Why we do Performance Review Meetings every 30 to 45 days at Exponential Ventures

Performance Review Meetings: Dreaded by some, feared by others, loved by the greatest, and misunderstood by almost all. The scene seems to come straight out of a sitcom. A team member and his ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

Sem categoria 28/02/15

Experiences with Fail Safer

During the past couple weeks I have been slowly bringing www.failsafer.com to a temporary halt. The whole process is not over yet, but although this halt isn’t meant to be permanent. Fail Safer ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

Sem categoria 06/01/14

Sending The Singularity University Shield to the Edge of Space

Based at NASA Research Park in Moffett Field, California, Singularity University is a one of a kind. It was devised with the goal of teaching students about exponential technologies and how to ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

Sem categoria 08/11/13

Speaking at CEO National Conference 2013 – Technology and Startups

Last Friday (November 1st) I spoke at the CEO National Conference about how to properly leverage technology in a startup. The event happened at the McCormick Place, and it was pretty fun! I ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

Sem categoria 30/09/13

Abundance – The Future is Better Than You Think

We’re used to hear about doomsday news every day, and we have literally become accustomed to the “fact” that we are a hopeless generation, that will soon become extinct by ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

Sem categoria 25/09/13

Reality Check – The Irreverent Guide to Outsmarting, Outmanaging, and Outmarketing Your Competition

This book is surprisingly entertaining, and covers pretty much everything you need to deal with a startup. It covers pretty much all the way from inception of the idea, going through raising ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

Sem categoria 15/09/13

The Wealth of Networks – How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom

I’ve said that before, and I’ll say it again: you know when a book is outdated when it keeps referencing MySpace and as a model for Social Networks. Unfortunately, this is not the ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

Sem categoria 17/08/13

The Innovator’s Solution – Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth

This book’s message could be easily summarized by saying that there are only two kinds of companies: the ones that disrupts, and the ones that are being disrupted. There is no middle ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

WORK WITH US

Looking for a new challenge that will take your career to the next level?
Check our job openings and apply to join our team!

See our jobs