February 16, 2011 source: ecoATM Coinstar and Claremont Creek Ventures co-Lead Series A investment in ecoATM™ San Diego, Calif., February16, 2011 – ecoATM, the award-winning San Diego start-up known for its commitment to the environment and its innovative kiosks that buy-back and recycle consumer electronics, today announced it has closed the first round of its Series A […]Read More
I was at an event with a group of MBA students a couple of weeks ago, chatting with two of them. One asked me how the venture deal flow was different in the past. I made the off-hand comment that the World of Could seemed to have grown much bigger, but the World of Should […]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
November 1, 2010 source: Gene Security Network (download the pdf press release) REDWOOD CITY, CA – November 1, 2010 – Gene Security Network, Inc. (GSN) today announced the closing of its $12M Series C financing. The financing round was led by Sequoia Capital and included Claremont Creek Ventures, Founders Fund, and Lightspeed Venture Partners. GSN […]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.