November 24, 2010 source: TechCrunch GreenTech Nat Goldhaber was interviewed by TechCrunch TV’s Sarah Lacy. “In retrospect, Tesla may have been cleantech’s Netscape moment. It didn’t get off to the world’s greatest start, but like a few other venture-backed IPOs, lately it has been trading at nearly double its opening price. Meanwhile, a few other […]Read More
I spoke to Venture Capital Journal’s reporter Mark Boslet about the Cleantech market recently. My thoughts appeared in the November issue of the publication. Here is an excerpt of what we discussed. It has been a long time coming, but 2011 is looking like a pivotal year for cleantech IPOs. Suddenly the IPO market for […]Read More
Current Challenges As the Managing Director investing in security, I find it disheartening that the economic recession of the last two years has dampened enthusiasm for security investment by corporate enterprises and government. But as the economy has stabilized, and some beginnings of reinvestment have emerged, I see new opportunities arising; although not as many […]Read More
October 2010 source: Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry online The MX Q&A: Ted Driscoll, Claremont Creek Ventures Fledgling device companies can get a leg up with VC firms by developing a product that is ‘unique and protectable,’ says Tibion’s anchor investor. The cofounders of Tibion Bionic Technologies may want to send a thank-you note to […]Read More
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, […]Read More
October 22, 2010 source: CNBC Video Joseph Brakohiapa, President and CEO of Clean Power Finance was featured on a CNBC Video segment entitled Big Business of Small Business. Mr. Brakohiapa responded to questions on the health of the small business market and how government policies and regulations are affecting small businesses. Watch the interview. (Joseph […]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.