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The importance of getting out of the classroom

By Paul Straub / June 14, 2013 / 0 Comments

One of the toughest challenges for a startup is managing through a growth phase while still keeping an eye ahead to a strategy for the next phase. For the past few years I’ve enjoyed enlisting teams of Duke students to get out of the classroom and help company’s in our portfolio with a bit of […]

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Xfinity Home adds EcoSaver, a new cloud-based solution that learns heating and cooling patterns of a home for additional energy savings — from Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company EcoFactor

By Claremont Creek Alerts / June 11, 2013 / 0 Comments

June 10, 2012  source: Comcast Xfinity Home adds EcoSaver, a new cloud-based solution that learns heating and cooling patterns of a home for additional energy savings from Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company EcoFactor Comcast, a global media and technology company, today announced the launch of Xfinity Home Control, a new product under the Xfinity Home […]

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Law Enforcement Expert William J. Bratton Joins ShotSpotter, Inc. Board

By Randy Hawks / May 26, 2013 / 0 Comments

With today’s law enforcement agencies struggling to combat rising gun violence with limited resources, it is important to have great minds working together to create a safer world. On April 12, 2013 ShotSpotter Inc. (SST, Inc), a law enforcement data solutions company, welcomed Bill Bratton to the company’s board of directors. Bratton, a thought leader […]

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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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SmartZip’s Predictive Marketing platform achieves 300% annual growth

By Randy Hawks / April 19, 2013 / 0 Comments

Claremont Creek Ventures is proud of the recent success of our eCommerce/payment portfolio company, SmartZip. During the first quarter of 2013, SmartZip’s SmartTargeting solution for real estate professionals achieved a 300% revenue increase over the same quarter just one year ago. In this current real estate climate, these results are impressive to say the least. […]

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Cleantech Startup Investing Out of Favor? Not So for Corporate Investors

By Paul Straub / April 9, 2013 / 0 Comments

April 8, 2013  source: This article was originally published on PEHub Many VCs have pulled back from funding energy technologies and cleantech startups, and have been replaced by corporate venture capitalists. Entrepreneurs and traditional VCs alike are finding opportunities where corporate partners provide a critical ingredient that substantially increases their likelihood of success. During the […]

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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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