August 10, 2010 source: Send2Press Newswire DAVIS, Calif., Aug. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California IVF: Davis Fertility Center, Inc. (californiaivf.com), working in conjunction with Gene Security Network (genesecurity.net) leads the field in bringing a new test to patients that combines the detection of single-gene genetic disorders with a 24 chromosome screening. Using Gene Security Network’s […]Read More
Ralph Clark, the new CEO of one of my portfolio companies, security startup ShotSpotter, is a great fit for this already successful company. In a presentation at the company last week, he showed that he is the right man for the job. As he was talking to the employees, he told them that he took […]Read More
July 13, 2010 source: VentureBeat Tibion Bionic Technologies, a startup that develops orthopedic devices to help patients regain mobility, has closed a $3 million round of equity, according to a filing with the SEC. The company’s knee technologies can be used during physical therapy to help patients dealing with a stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease […]Read More
Andy Grove takes Thomas Friedman, a columnist for the New York Times to task in Grove’s recent Business Week article “How America Creates Jobs”. Andy Grove argues that Friedman is wrong in claiming in his column that “if Washington wants to create jobs it should back startups”. Grove states that startups are wonderful things, but […]Read More
July 8, 2010 source CNET Green Tech ‘Smart’ thermostats to get test run in Texas A thermostat technology that’s intended to significantly reduce energy bills is about to become available for use in actual homes. EcoFactor, the developer of a software platform for a two-way “smart” thermostat, announced Thursday its dynamic system for regulating home […]Read More
June 9, 2010 source: ZDNet GreenTech Pastures [S]ome greentech companies [are] exploring the idea of how to use the heat created by your computers and mobile gadgets and feed it back into keeping them running for longer. Alphabet Energy, is engaged in this idea. It’s goal is to create chips that you would add to […]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.