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Money, motorcycle racing and startups—it’s all about winning and losing, by Sam Coates

By John Steuart / December 8, 2011 / 0 Comments

Sam Coates is a partner at Cooley, and a great friend and colleague of mine. He wrote this blog post just for us.   Money, motorcycle racing and startups—it’s all about winning and losing Guest Post by Sam Coates “I like money,” one founder said to me bluntly, in response to my question about what […]

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Entrepreneurs: The End Is Near. Refinance.

By John Steuart / September 28, 2011 / 0 Comments

September 28, 2011  source: Wall Street Journal All good things, unfortunately, come to an end. The last year or two have been spectacular for entrepreneurs. Investor enthusiasm has been intense, meaning that start-ups had the upper hand and could get financing at extraordinarily generous terms. But I’m afraid that the curtain is about to fall. […]

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Tougher venture funding environment ahead; entrepreneurs—get your rounds closed.

By John Steuart / September 15, 2011 / 0 Comments

Entrepreneurs and venture-backed companies seeking financing in the near term, take notice. The hot market for companies is going to cool off in 3 to 6 months. Hurry up and get your round closed before it gets harder and terms get tougher. In my 20 years of participating in the venture market both as a […]

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Why Dear Abby loves this company (and you should, too)

By John Steuart / September 12, 2011 / 0 Comments

Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company Gene Security Network (GSN) achieved a technical breakthrough that even Dear Abby can crow about. Never before, have scientists and clinicians been about to measure fetal DNA in a pregnant woman’s blood with enough accuracy to determine paternity or relevant information about the baby in utero — until now. If […]

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Sam Colella of Versant Ventures, Risa Stack of Kleiner Perkins and Alex de Winter of Mohr Davidow join me for the Molecular Diagnostics World Congress Event on September 29 at 5:15pm

By John Steuart / August 29, 2011 / 0 Comments

Successful venture capital investing in molecular diagnostics requires proper commercialization of innovation. But how does this innovation get brought to market? The panel will explore the challenges of commercialization in a still-difficult business environment. These challenges include the cost-efficient development of technology that is truly disruptive yet cost-competitive. Panelists will discuss how to best determine […]

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Molecular Diagnostics World Congress, Venture Capitalists’ Best Practices on Commercializing Innovation

By John Steuart / July 22, 2011 / 0 Comments

I will be moderating a panel, Venture Capitalists’ Best Practices on Commercializing Innovation at the Molecular Diagnostics World Congress on September 29, 2011 at the South San Francisco Conference Center. Here’s the panel topic summary, hope to see you there. Successful venture capital investing in molecular diagnostics requires proper commercialization of innovation. But how does this innovation get […]

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Meet our team

Claremont Creek Ventures was founded in 2005 by Nat Goldhaber, John Steuart and Randy Hawks to pursue early stage investing in exceptional technology startups.

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NAT GOLDHABER

Nat Goldhaber is a co-founder of Claremont Creek Ventures. 

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BRAD WEBB

Brad is focused on the role of genomics and biomarker data analytics in driving the next generation of diagnostics and drug development.

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RANDY HAWKS

Randy Hawks is a co-founder of Claremont Creek Ventures.

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