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MedCity News interviews Claremont Creek Ventures’ Ted Driscoll

By Claremont Creek Alerts / July 11, 2012 / 0 Comments

July 11, 2012  source: MedCity News Ted was recently interview by MedCity News for two articles: Biggest threat to investment in mobile health startups? Not enough unique intellectual property VCs say a coachable entrepreneur, strong IP make convergence worth investing in Here are some excerpts from the interviews: Biggest threat to investment in mobile health […]

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Life-Saving ShotSpotter Technology In Action

By Randy Hawks / May 30, 2012 / 0 Comments

I recently enjoyed the New York Times story, Shots Fired, Pinpointed and Argued Over, featuring Erica Goode’s account of the ShotSpotter gunshot detection system in action. The article does a great job of calling attention to the success of the company’s collaboration with police forces, which in turn is creating safer communities. For instance, less […]

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ecoATM attracts $17 million in second round of investments

By Claremont Creek Alerts / May 8, 2012 / 0 Comments

  May 1st ecoATM announced they had raised an additional $17 million in a second round. Current investors Claremont Creek Ventures, Coinstar, Inc. and TAO Ventures all increased their investments while new investors joined the syndicate. New investors include PI Holdings, Moore Venture Partners, AKS Capital and Singapore billionaire Koh Boon Hwee. The announcement generated […]

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Moshe Alafi wins Lifetime Achievement Award — videos of event

By Claremont Creek Alerts / April 25, 2012 / 0 Comments

On March 20, 2012, the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship proudly recognized biotech pioneer Moshe Alafi with its 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award at a special awards dinner. A Berkeley alumnus, Mr. Alafi is one of the founders of the biotechnology industry. He has funded and helped start over 60 companies through his venture capital firm Alafi Capital. Many of these firms have created entire new industries including such pioneers as Cetus, Biogen, Applied Biosystems, and Amgen. His life is an incredible inspiration to entrepreneurs as a successful investor and startup partner as well as one who has done an incredible amount to improve our health and scientific knowledge with biotechnology breakthroughs.

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Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company Energy Cache featured in GigaOM Earth2Tech

By Nat Goldhaber / March 27, 2012 / 0 Comments

March 25, 2012  source: GigaOM Earth2Tech Update: March 27, 2012 – see GigaOM’s followup article: The story of Energy Cache, a drop-dead simple energy idea by Katie Fehrenbacher from an extensive interview with the founder and President of Energy Cache, Aaron Fyke, giving the details of how the technology works, how the company came into being, where it’s headed […]

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Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company Clean Power Finance selected as 2012 New Energy Pioneer

By Nat Goldhaber / March 19, 2012 / 0 Comments

March 19, 2012  source: Bloomberg Businessweek Today Bloomberg New Energy Finance announced that our portfolio company, Clean Power Finance, is a 2012 New Energy Pioneer! It was selected as one of ten out of hundreds of applications from around the world. Clean Power Finance is driving the mass-market adoption of residential solar by building an online […]

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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. 

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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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