December 13, 2010 source: Xconomy San Francisco (article published at Xconomy) Can Tibion’s Bionic Leg Rewire Stroke Victims’ Brains? by Wade Roush The conventional wisdom about stroke victims is that after about 12 months of rehabilitation aimed at restoring motor control, recovery levels off. Patients never regain more movement, never get beyond whatever plateau they’ve […]Read More
December 1, 2010 source: CNBC video Claremont Creek portfolio company Clean Power Finance’s CEO Joseph Brakohiapa was sought for his advice on the CNBC video Small Business Council segment. Clean Power Finance is dedicated to the mass market adoption of renewable energy. The company partners with renewable energy providers and lenders to make residential and […]Read More
Living in the San Francisco Bay Area means that many of my friends are either entrepreneurs or work at start-ups. It’s a culture that we breathe here. Optimism and ideas. Makers and inventors. So when I was given the opportunity to be a judge in the Semi-Finals of the Intel + UC Berkeley Technology Entrepreneurship […]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
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 12, 2010 source: AZnanotechnology the A-Z of Nanotchnology What do a smart window company, a microbial analysis start-up and waste-heat recovery start-up have in common? They’re all located in the San Francisco Bay Area and they’re all based on technology developed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory…. Alphabet Energy is another start-up that has seen […]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.