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 […]Read More
September 28, 2011 source: Wall Street Journal All good things, unfortunately, come to an end. The last year or two have been spectacular for entrepreneurs. Investor enthusiasm has been intense, meaning that start-ups had the upper hand and could get financing at extraordinarily generous terms. But I’m afraid that the curtain is about to fall. […]Read More
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 […]Read More
September 15, 2011 source: Xconomy For a while, I was optimistic that 2011 would be a good year for venture capital-backed IPOs, and it wasn’t just wishful thinking. There were 72 VC-backed IPOs last year—six times as many as in 2009. The year ended with a bang and 2011 got off to a good start. […]Read More
VCs say they have seen the rising interest first hand. Nat Goldhaber, managing director of Claremont Creek Ventures, says seven of his portfolio companies have received interest from corporates in the past three months. At this time last year, none had. August 8, 2011 source: Venture Capital Journal Corporate VCs are more active again as […]Read More
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,” […]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.