September 28, 2011 source: Wall Street Journal All good things, unfortunately, come to an end. The last year or two have been spectacular for entrepreneurs. Investor enthusiasm has been intense, meaning that start-ups had the upper hand and could get financing at extraordinarily generous terms. But I’m afraid that the curtain is about to fall. […]Read More
Two years ago Claremont Creek Ventures determined that the best opportunity to invest in solar would be in downstream distributed generation and that the right business model could create tremendous value for investors, for consumers, and for the U.S. at large. We then found that model with Clean Power Finance. That is why we are […]Read More
September 23, 2011 source: Forbes What the Solyndra Bankruptcy Means for Cleantech Investors by Jennifer Kho. Forbes Contributor As executives of defunct solar-panel manufacturer Solyndra keep mum in Washington, Silicon Valley and Wall Street are discussing what the bankruptcy – and the federal investigation – could mean for investors. “It has an impact; it’s such a […]Read More
September 17, 2011 source: AOL Energy Although venture capitalists have taken a battering in the renewables sector, as seen in the sorry Solyndra saga, investors continue to see value in smart grid investments, biofuels and electric vehicles. But the stakes are usually high, the capital costs expensive and the path to profit unclear in […]Read More
September 7, 2011 source: Project Frog GE Leads $22 Million Investment in Energy Efficient Building Maker Project Frog; Installing Sustainable Building at GE Learning Center Providing both capital and collaboration, GE led a $22 million investment round in San Francisco-based Project Frog and began construction of one of its prefabricated environmentally sustainable buildings at […]Read More
Our portfolio company, Sentilla raised $15M in a Series C funding we announced today. We were happy to support Sentilla which is the leading provider of IT infrastructure software that discovers, monitors, analyzes, plans and automates data center workloads. The funding round was led by SingTel Innov8 Ventures, the corporate venture arm of the SingTel […]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.