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Early payouts to startup execs a troubling trend

By Nat Goldhaber / October 9, 2011 / 0 Comments

October  9, 2011  source: San Francisco Chronicle, SFGate  Venture capitalists have long been known to toss the occasional bone to an entrepreneur working 100-hour weeks on a meager startup salary. But we’re talking pay-down-the-mortgage money, not retire-on-a-private-island money. — Nat Goldhaber   Early payouts to startup execs a troubling trend by James Temple, San Francisco Chronicle […]

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China may “clean the clock” of the U.S. in clean technology

By Nat Goldhaber / September 30, 2011 / 2 Comments

The United States has embraced clean technology relatively aggressively, but is it enough? In particular, is it enough in comparison to the pace of clean tech development in China? I addressed this topic September 28 at the AlwaysOn GoingGreen 2011 conference, and the answer is that the U.S. isn’t doing enough. China is much more […]

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You’d Better Shop Around: Doing Due Diligence on Your VC

By Nat Goldhaber / August 2, 2011 / 0 Comments

August 2, 2011  source: this post appeared originally at Xconomy For a first-time entrepreneur, dealing with a venture capitalist can involve an equal mix of excitement and apprehension. If the VC has any sort of reputation or prominence, entrepreneurs are often grateful simply to be pitching their idea in the first place. Should discussions get […]

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How to survive the next bubble

By Nat Goldhaber / July 13, 2011 / 0 Comments

July 13, 2011  source: GigaOm Raise money when you can Who: Nat Goldhaber, General Partner Claremont Creek Ventures Bubble Cred: In 1994, Goldhaber founded an early web-advertising platform called CyberGold. In 1999, the company filed for an IPO and was valued at several hundred million dollars, or what we now call “ a rounding error,” […]

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Claremont Creek Ventures Sees An Uptick In Corporate Venture Capital: Interest Leverages Growth For Portfolio Companies

By Nat Goldhaber / July 6, 2011 / 0 Comments

I was chatting recently with Venture Capital Journal’s Mark Boslet about a story concerning corporate venture capital investing and realized that Claremont Creek Ventures is among those VC firms witnessing first-hand heightened interest among corporations investing in venture-backed startups. We’re seeing activity, in particular, in healthcare and in clean technology, and it’s a good thing. […]

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Homes using EcoFactor for controlling their heating and cooling have seen on average a 17 percent reduction in energy use

By Nat Goldhaber / June 21, 2011 / 0 Comments

Great news about our portfolio company EcoFactor. Homes using EcoFactor for controlling their heating and cooling have seen on average a 17 percent reduction in energy use, the company announced on June 9, 2011. In conjunction with local utilities and home service providers, Silicon Valley-based EcoFactor collected data from homes in both pilot and commercial […]

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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 is a co-founder of Claremont Creek Ventures. 


Ted is an expert on digital health and diagnostics, from big data and health technology to genomics and personalized medicine.

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Paul is particularly focused on the potential of digital and business innovation to impact and advance broad-impact industries.

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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 is a co-founder of Claremont Creek Ventures.

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