Venture Funding

What makes a good VC? — Managing and Growing the Deal After Investment

By Ted Driscoll / June 15, 2010 / 0 Comments

After making a venture investment and building value in the startup, in preparation for an exit. This is the operational part of the job — how do you help a startup succeed?

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Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum: 2009 Angel & Venture Capital Investment Overview – Haas School

By Claremont Creek Alerts / June 13, 2010 / 0 Comments

May 28. 2010 source: Nat Goldhaber addresses UC Berkeley Haas Business School’s Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum Angel and venture capital investors looked at technology investing during the past year, the current market, and what the future investment environment holds. The presentation also includes a review of the key metrics for venture capital investments/exits and critical […]

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Your Capital-Raising Roadmap: Angel and VC Perspectives

By Claremont Creek Alerts / June 11, 2010 / 0 Comments

June 16, 2010 venue: SVASE panel Paul Straub, Principal at Claremont Creek Venture spoke on the panel Your Capital-Raising Roadmap: Angel and VC Perspectives during the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE) East Bay Series – Real-life Stories of Entrepreneurial Success event. The panel discussed which types of funding are appropriate at each stage […]

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What makes a good VC? — Executing an Investment

By Ted Driscoll / June 5, 2010 / 3 Comments

This is the very belated third installment of my running saga about what makes a good VC. I have previously laid out a framework for identifying the skills that make a good VC, in rough chronological order through the process. Each installment covers a stage: Finding Deals Evaluating and Picking Deals Executing an Investment Managing […]

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Cashing Out: Exits and Valuations

By Claremont Creek Alerts / June 5, 2010 / 0 Comments

In the latest episode of “Cashing Out: Exits and Valuations with Reena Jadhav,” Reena talks to Randy Hawks, a venture capitalist at Claremont Creek Ventures, a VC firm based in the East Bay with $3 million under management and focusing on clean tech, healthcare and security.

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What makes a good VC? — Evaluating and Picking Deals

By Ted Driscoll / June 4, 2010 / 0 Comments

The VC business is a sifting business, as I have commented before. It is like hunting for pennies in your coin jar. Step 1 was about getting as many pennies in the jar, ideally as many promising pennies, as you can. In this Step 2, the VC is going through the jar trying to find the most valuable ones.

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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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