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Me-too, In-Fashion Investing Fueling A Social Media Bubble

By John Steuart / May 24, 2012 / 2 Comments

I was struck recently by a piece in The Wall Street Journal by Pui-Wing Tam, The $1 Billion Club Gets Crowded, which highlights the amusing rate at which closely held, private US companies in the social media sector are garnering $1 billion-plus valuations. With 20 companies already fetching a 10-figure price tag— 15 of them since the beginning […]

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Trend Spotting: 12 Greentech Startups to Watch in 2012 includes two of our portfolio companies

By Nat Goldhaber / December 30, 2011 / 0 Comments

December 29, 2011  source: GreentechMedia  All of us at Claremont Creek Ventures are happy to congratulate our portfolio companies EcoFactor and Project Frog for making Greentech media’s top startups to watch in 2012. As an early stage investor in EcoFactor and Project Frog, we have been involved with the companies since the outset. Read the […]

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Bill Gates blogs about Claremont Creek Ventures’ investment company, Energy Cache

By Claremont Creek Alerts / November 19, 2011 / 0 Comments

November 16, 2011  source: the Gates Notes Bill Gates has posted a really good writeup on energy storage and the innovative company Energy Cache on his blog, Taking Energy Storage to a Higher Level. Energy Cache is a recent early-stage investment of Claremont Creek Ventures and we’re excited about its new approach to storing electricity that could help […]

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How to survive the next bubble

By Nat Goldhaber / July 13, 2011 / 0 Comments

July 13, 2011  source: GigaOm Raise money when you can Who: Nat Goldhaber, General Partner Claremont Creek Ventures Bubble Cred: In 1994, Goldhaber founded an early web-advertising platform called CyberGold. In 1999, the company filed for an IPO and was valued at several hundred million dollars, or what we now call “ a rounding error,” […]

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Recording of “Technology Transfer in the 21st Century” webcast available

By Claremont Creek Alerts / May 19, 2011 / 0 Comments

John Steuart was a panelist at The Deal’s webcast audio seminar: Technology Transfer in the 21st Century, on May 12, 2011 (also participating as a panelist – Jeff Jensen, CEO, Fluxion Biosciences Inc. a Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company) A recording of the seminar is now available  to play online or download through 8/12/2011. Click […]

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How VCs Use Advice From Experts

By John Steuart / December 23, 2010 / 0 Comments

Recent media articles have scrutinized the use of doctors, scientists and experts by pharmaceutical companies and hedge funds, often casting them in an unflattering light. Experts can play a valuable role, but it is a case of caveat emptor – and sometimes for the expert, as well as the organization hiring him. Biotech or medical […]

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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

Nat Goldhaber is a co-founder of Claremont Creek Ventures. 

TED DRISCOLL

Ted is an expert on digital health and diagnostics, from big data and health technology to genomics and personalized medicine.

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PAUL STRAUB

Paul is particularly focused on the potential of digital and business innovation to impact and advance broad-impact industries.

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BRAD WEBB

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

Randy Hawks is a co-founder of Claremont Creek Ventures.

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