Energy Conservation & Management

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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Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company Clean Power Finance partners with Google creating a $75 Million Fund for residential solar projects

By Micah Myers / September 28, 2011 / 1 Comment

Two years ago Claremont Creek Ventures determined that the best opportunity to invest in solar would be in downstream distributed generation and that the right business model could create tremendous value for investors, for consumers, and for the U.S. at large. We then found that model with Clean Power Finance. That is why we are […]

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Goldhaber claims there’s still plenty of investor enthusiasm for companies that are installing or financing solar projects

By Claremont Creek Alerts / September 25, 2011 / 0 Comments

September  23, 2011  source: Forbes What the Solyndra Bankruptcy Means for Cleantech Investors by Jennifer Kho. Forbes Contributor As executives of defunct solar-panel manufacturer Solyndra keep mum in Washington, Silicon Valley and Wall Street are discussing what the bankruptcy – and the federal investigation – could mean for investors. “It has an impact; it’s such a […]

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Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company Adura Technologies selected by AlwaysOn as a GoingGreen Global 200 Winner

By Claremont Creek Alerts / September 22, 2011 / 0 Comments

September 22, 2011 source: Adura Technologies  Recognized for creating new opportunities in green technology  SAN FRANCISCO, September 22, 2011 – Today, Adura Technologies, a leading wireless lighting controls company, announced that the company was chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the GoingGreen Global 200 winners. Inclusion in the GoingGreen Global 200 signifies leadership amongst its […]

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AOL.com names Claremont Creek Ventures’s Nat Goldhaber & Paul Straub as one of theTop Five Clean Energy VCs and Principals

By Claremont Creek Alerts / September 17, 2011 / 0 Comments

September 17, 2011   source: AOL Energy Although venture capitalists have taken a battering in the renewables sector, as seen in the sorry Solyndra saga, investors continue to see value in smart grid investments, biofuels and electric vehicles. But the stakes are usually high, the capital costs expensive and the path to profit unclear in […]

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Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company Alphabet Energy gets $12M to convert waste heat to electricity

By Claremont Creek Alerts / September 15, 2011 / 0 Comments

September 15, 2001  source: Greentech Media: Enterprise Using silicon nanowires to tap an enormous potential energy source Alphabet Energy just raised $12 million in round A funding, led by TPG Biotech along with Claremont Creek Ventures and the CalCEF Clean Energy Angel Fund, to develop thermoelectrics. The firm had received a $1 million seed round […]

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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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