Win a meeting with the US Secretary of Energy

By Claremont Creek Alerts / February 16, 2011 / 0 Comments

February 16, 2011  source: VatorNews Win a meeting with the US Secretary of Energy…plus a meeting with Kleiner Perkins, Claremont Creek Ventures, and other top VCs Are you a cleantech startup? Would you want, or know a cleantech startup that might want, an opportunity to meet the United States Secretary of Energy? If so, read […]

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Nat Goldhaber comments on cleantech and effects of cuts in CA education funding

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

January 13, 2011 source: VentureBeat and Bloomberg Nat Goldhaber was recently quoted in news articles about Cleantech trends and the potential repercussions of impending budget cuts for California education.   Cleantech’s blockbuster $234 billion year: What’s next? VentureBeat A good year for IPOs, possibly maybe — This is debatable, but at least one VC, Nat […]

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Something always goes wrong – don’t panic

By Nat Goldhaber / January 7, 2011 / 0 Comments

There is a peculiar character associated with approaching the finish line.  Something goes wrong. For those fresh entrepreneurs in the throes of company construction, here is a rule that I have always (almost always) found true. As you get very close to the completion of a deal, something will appear that seemingly derails it. It could […]

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First time judge; long time enthusiast.

By Tami Flores / December 1, 2010 / 0 Comments

Living in the San Francisco Bay Area means that many of my friends are either entrepreneurs or work at start-ups. It’s a culture that we breathe here. Optimism and ideas. Makers and inventors. So when I was given the opportunity to be a judge in the Semi-Finals of the Intel + UC Berkeley Technology Entrepreneurship […]

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Ted Driscoll article featured on Venture Beat

By Claremont Creek Alerts / November 26, 2010 / 0 Comments

November  17, 2010  Source: Venture Beat Ted Driscoll’s article The many definitions of a VC’s “no” was featured as a two-part article on Venture Beat.     “Last year, Claremont Creek Ventures was exposed to over 500 startup ideas and entrepreneurs.  As is probably typical in most early stage technology VCs, we ultimately invest in […]

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Cleantech May Not Be As Sexy As Facebook — But It’s Hot

By Paul Straub / October 31, 2010 / 2 Comments

I’ve recently noticed a disconnect between news commentary on clean tech and my own experiences with the market sector. Investing in cleantech is not easy nor is it “cool” either. Some lament “if only clean tech were more like facebook.” Certainly, Hollywood stars aren’t yet being cast to portray the go-go cleantech startup experience. And, […]

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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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