On March 20, 2012, the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship proudly recognized biotech pioneer Moshe Alafi with its 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award at a special awards dinner. A Berkeley alumnus, Mr. Alafi is one of the founders of the biotechnology industry. He has funded and helped start over 60 companies through his venture capital firm Alafi Capital. Many of these firms have created entire new industries including such pioneers as Cetus, Biogen, Applied Biosystems, and Amgen. His life is an incredible inspiration to entrepreneurs as a successful investor and startup partner as well as one who has done an incredible amount to improve our health and scientific knowledge with biotechnology breakthroughs.Read More
by Nat Goldhaber and John Steuart Moshe Alafi, a former mentor to both of us and investor in our startups earlier in our career, won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Haas School’s Lester Center for Entrepreneurship at UC Berkeley last week. There wasn’t any doubt that he fully deserved to win this highly prestigious […]Read More
On Tuesday, March 20, 2012, the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship will proudly bestow its 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award in Entrepreneurship to Moshe Alafi, Founder and Principal of Alafi Capital Company LLC. The Lester Center for Entrepreneurship at the Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley is proud to honor Moshe Alafi with its Lifetime […]Read More
February 28, 2012 Source: Comcast Comcast announced today it has entered into an agreement with EcoFactor,a provider of energy management solutions, to create a new service that optimizes the heating and cooling patterns of a home and integrates with the Xfinity Home platform. By collaborating with EcoFactor, Comcast is further enhancing its Xfinity Home service […]Read More
January 18, 2012 source: MedCity News Personalized medicine company AssureRx Health has released the next-generation version of its genetic screening test for psychiatric drugs. The Cincinnati-area company’s GeneSightRx test, which helps doctors pick the right psychiatric drugs for patients based on their genes, was launched in 2009. The test uses a cheek swab, mathematical […]Read More
December 21, 2011 source: this article by Eric Wesoff appeared in GreenTechEnterprise GMZ Wins VC From KPCB for Thermovoltaics and Waste-Heat-to-Electricity The year of living thermoelectrically Venture capital tends to move in waves, like sets of breakers on a beach or lemmings off a cliff. In September, we witnessed two early-stage waste-heat-to-energy firms receive VC funding. […]Read More
Claremont Creek Ventures was founded in 2005 by Nat Goldhaber, John Steuart and Randy Hawks to pursue early stage investing in exceptional technology startups.