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
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
November 4, 2010 source: getsolar.com The concept of a smart grid looks pretty good on its face – and upgrading the grid would definitely pay dividends for utilities and energy consumers alike. However, there are some potential pitfalls – as illustrated by a discussion at the VentureBeat GreenBeat 2010 conference this week. A smart grid […]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 26, 2010 source: AlwaysOn, Networking the Global Silicon Valley Nat Goldhaber article, Local Storage: Investing Opportunities Abound was featured on the AlwaysOn website. “Claremont Creek Ventures’ Nat Goldhaber looks deeper into Bloom Energy’s “power plant in a box” and finds an off-grid solution that has a good chance of becoming a success. Earlier this […]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.