Dynamic Partnership Cleantech to Market (C2M) is a partnership between students, scientists, and professionals to translate cleantech research into market opportunities. In the process, C2M develops the next generation of energy leaders capable of addressing critical energy and climate change issues. Scientists C2M first works with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and UC Berkeley technology […]Read More
I was at an event with a group of MBA students a couple of weeks ago, chatting with two of them. One asked me how the venture deal flow was different in the past. I made the off-hand comment that the World of Could seemed to have grown much bigger, but the World of Should […]Read More
What a difference a year makes. In 2009, with the nation’s economic storm raging with gale-force winds, most venture capitalists pulled in their horns, trimmed the size of their startup portfolios and only rarely invested in new startups, whether they were promising or not. When they did invest, it was mostly in later-stage rounds. Some […]Read More
February 10, 2010 source: Vator.tv Claremont Creek Ventures is one of the only VC firms in the East Bay. That’s a good thing for Nat Goldhaber, one of the managing directors at the Oakland-based firm. Deal flow in clean tech is accelerating Claremont Creek Ventures ‘LifeCycle’ venturing model attracts a solid flow of energy deals Claremont […]Read More
May 13, 2010 source: VentureBeat.com It’s a relationship, not a transaction: Tips for fundraising entrepreneurs Thanks to the most devastating recession in decades and dramatic shifts in the venture industry, finding investors to write those first checks is a frustrating, time-sucking process for entrepreneurs – but that doesn’t mean they can’t be particular. If you’re […]Read More
The classical view of venture capital is that a VC invests in a company, grows it into revenue and breakeven, and then sells equity in it to the public in an IPO. The exit part is the VC’s can then sell their ownership interest in the startup to that public market of buyers as the company grows in value, or distribute their now-liquid shares to their limited partner investors to sellRead 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.