Venture Funding

Moshe Alafi – Lifetime Achievement Award Trailer video

By Claremont Creek Alerts / March 14, 2012 / 0 Comments

On Tuesday, March 20, 2012, the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship will proudly bestow its 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award in Entrepreneurship to Moshe Alafi, Founder and Principal of Alafi Capital Company LLC.  The Lester Center for Entrepreneurship at the Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley is proud to honor Moshe Alafi with its Lifetime […]

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Moshe Alafi honored with the Lifetime Achievement in Entrepreneurship Award for 2012

By John Steuart / March 9, 2012 / 0 Comments

Moshe Alafi will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement in Entrepreneurship Award for 2012 by the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship at the Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley on Tuesday, March 20th. Moshe has been a mentor to me and Claremont Creek Ventures is proud to be a sponsor of this event. You may register […]

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“Be better, faster and cheaper and if I don’t get cheaper, I don’t invest!”

By John Steuart / March 6, 2012 / 2 Comments

On February 22, I had the pleasure of speaking with Douglas Crawford, the associate director of QB3 the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences in Berkeley –. It was quite exciting to be the first guest on their new podcast, QB3 Bio Entrepreneurship. During our lively hour discussion, I had the opportunity to share my thoughts on […]

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A VC Leaps to Private Equity’s Defense

By Randy Hawks / February 16, 2012 / 1 Comment

February 15, 2012 guest post originally published at: peHUB Recent attacks against leading GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney depict him essentially as a brutal, bare-knuckled capitalist when he ran Bain Capital. They shed a very unflattering light on the private equity world. Romney rivals have cast him as a “vulture capitalist” that took over companies, […]

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Venture Capital is the Essence of Everything Good in Capitalism

By Nat Goldhaber / February 14, 2012 / 1 Comment

February 14, 2011  source: this article was a guest post at I was heartened this month to see that the Private Equity Growth Capital Council launched a multi-million-dollar education and public affairs campaign on the Internet highlighting the basics of private equity. Hopefully, this will address a general lack of understanding about private equity, which, […]

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Success is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration

By John Steuart / January 7, 2012 / 0 Comments

 Keep sweating — it’s good for your venture, and let us help connect you. by John Steuart Managing Director During the holidays, I’ve been listening to the biography of Steve Jobs on my iPhone, and I’m reminded yet again that innovation, brilliance and the power to change the world comes often from the most unlikely […]

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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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