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Claremont Creek Ventures’ portfolio company EcoATM featured in article: The Internet of Things meets cell phone recycling

By Randy Hawks / January 16, 2012 / 0 Comments

January 16th, 2012  source: GigaOm We are excited by the promise of EcoATM as I mentioned in a prior post. Although a lot of these kiosks won’t be in place for a couple of years, they are gaining traction. As reported by Katie Ferenbacher in the GigaOm article, the company’s secret sauce is the kiosks’ […]

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Claremont Creek Ventures’ portfolio company ecoATM moves to Northern California: Turn in those cellphones for CASH!

By Randy Hawks / December 19, 2011 / 3 Comments

This week ecoATM ( began deploying its revolutionary recycling kiosks in Northern California. Up until now, I’ve been telling folks how intriguing this company and its recycling kiosks are, but they had to travel to Southern Cal to see them installed in retail malls. Now local folks can go to a mall, get realtime pricing on […]

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Claremont Creek Ventures’ portfolio company: Roy Johnson joins EcoFactor team as CEO

By Nat Goldhaber / December 4, 2011 / 0 Comments

December 4, 2011  source: marketwire I  am excited that EcoFactor has appointed a new CEO –Roy Johnson–who can help drive the company to bring residential energy to the mass market. Roy has deep experience in the energy conservation business.  John Steinberg, the former CEO will remain with the company in his role as Founder and […]

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Engadget reviews Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company EcoATM

By Claremont Creek Alerts / October 13, 2011 / 0 Comments

October 13, 2011   source: Engadget EcoATM offers instant money for your old phone, we go hands-on at CTIA E&A 2011 (video) Old-fashioned ATM meets modern-day phone recycling program. That’s the idea behind EcoATM, a startup aimed to help reduce electronic waste and beef up your wallet at the same time. Of course, it’s not […]

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EcoATM makes recycling cell phones for cash easy and instant – launches at DEMO conference

By Claremont Creek Alerts / March 1, 2011 / 0 Comments

February 28, 2011   source: DEMO Beat Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company EcoATM is one of 53 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2011event taking place this week in Palm Desert, Calif. EcoATM makes electronics recycling as easy as buying a soda. An extremely high-tech soda. Today at the DEMO conference in Palm […]

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ecoATM raises $14.4 million Series A, Claremont Creek’s Randy Hawks joins board

By Claremont Creek Alerts / February 16, 2011 / 1 Comment

February 16, 2011  source: ecoATM Coinstar and Claremont Creek Ventures co-Lead Series A investment in ecoATM™ San Diego, Calif., February16, 2011 – ecoATM, the award-winning San Diego start-up known for its commitment to the environment and its innovative kiosks that buy-back and recycle consumer electronics, today announced it has closed the first round of its Series A […]

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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 is a co-founder of Claremont Creek Ventures. 

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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 is a co-founder of Claremont Creek Ventures.

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