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Is Medicine a Big Data Problem?

By Ted Driscoll / March 21, 2014 / 0 Comments

Human beings are big data. We aren’t just 175 pounds of meat and bone. We aren’t just piles of hydrogen and carbon and oxygen. What makes us all different is how it’s all organized and that is information.
We can no longer treat people based on simple numbers like weight, pulse, blood pressure, and temperature. What makes us different is much more complicated than that.

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Harveen Sethi Joins Claremont Creek Ventures as Associate

By Ted Driscoll / December 23, 2013 / 0 Comments

I am excited to announce today that Harveen Sethi has joined the CCV team as an associate. She will be working closely with Brad Webb and me. Harveen is passionate about impactful disruptive innovation, especially in shaping the next frontier of healthcare. She is particularly enthusiastic about the potential of big data analytics and technology in advancing predictive diagnostics and personalized medicine. These are […]

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Numedii co-founder Atul Butte featured in Science article on “Dry Biology” research

By Ted Driscoll / October 14, 2013 / 0 Comments

Big Data Guru and Stanford Medical School Professor Atul Butte, co-founder of Numedii had his work recently profiled in the journal SCIENCE. As the article claims, the explosion of publicly available databases housing sequences, structures, and images allows life scientists to make fundamental discoveries without ever getting their hands “wet” at the lab bench. Science Journal calls […]

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Numedii discovers repurposed antidepressants have potential to treat small cell lung cancer

By Ted Driscoll / September 28, 2013 / 0 Comments

Congratulations to our portfolio company NuMedii for a publication today in Cancer Discovery, which discusses the use of its technology by Stanford researchers to identify an antidepressant as a potential treatment for small cell lung cancer. NuMedii is a pioneer in the future of pharmacology. As medicine becomes more personalized, every individual will get a […]

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The Underside of the Cloud

By Ted Driscoll / August 15, 2013 / 0 Comments

The Edward Snowden controversy has highlighted how much presumed private data is actually on public wires, passing through public routers — effectively in the public domain. The truth is, privacy in our modern society is misunderstood. In fact, true privacy is ephemeral. Thomas Jefferson probably died thinking that knowledge of his sexual relations with some of […]

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Congratulations to Natera on Completing $54.6 Million Financing to Support Expansion

By Ted Driscoll / May 3, 2013 / 0 Comments

Congratulations to Claremont Creek portfolio company Natera on closing a $54.6 million financing round. Given Claremont Creek Venture’s involvement since the company’s earliest round of financing, we know Natera is on its way to dominating the market for noninvasive, prenatal genetic testing. The financing is just the latest recent milestone for the company. In February […]

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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. 

TED DRISCOLL

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 STRAUB

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

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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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