Venture capital is about nourishing the growth of highly promising young companies to help build a better economic future. So I was naturally pleased to host a group of summer interns at Claremont Creek recently because they were interested in learning more about venture and how we work. The group has been involved with the […]Read More
Our portfolio company Shotspotter, the market leader and innovator in gunshot detection and location technology and acoustic surveillance, recently announced the findings of the ShotSpotter Gunshot Location System Efficacy Study, a first-ever analyst report on the capability and effectiveness of the gunshot location system as a critical technology for public safety, police and law enforcement. […]Read More
March 17, 2011 source: this post by Randy Hawks originally appeared on peHUB — “Let’s be entrepreneurial and act like an incubator for urban change. Let’s not be afraid for some ideas to fail. Let’s use base-lining and data analytics to measure and correct.” – These are quotes you might hear coming from a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, […]Read More
February 16, 2011 source: this guest blog post originally appeared on peHUB There has been a lot of buzz around highflying companies allowing sales of their stock on secondary trading platforms. There have always been opportunities for individual secondary sales in private companies but nothing to match the current level of action. Before, occasional private […]Read More
Current Challenges As the Managing Director investing in security, I find it disheartening that the economic recession of the last two years has dampened enthusiasm for security investment by corporate enterprises and government. But as the economy has stabilized, and some beginnings of reinvestment have emerged, I see new opportunities arising; although not as many […]Read More
What a difference a year makes. In 2009, with the nation’s economic storm raging with gale-force winds, most venture capitalists pulled in their horns, trimmed the size of their startup portfolios and only rarely invested in new startups, whether they were promising or not. When they did invest, it was mostly in later-stage rounds. Some […]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.