I am thrilled to announce today that Coinstar, now called Outerwall (NASDAQ:OUTR), the publicly held purveyor of 64,000 coin-counting and Redbox movie and video game rental kiosks, has acquired Claremont Creek portfolio company ecoATM for $350 million in cash. What a promising acquisition it is! ecoATM makes automated, self-serve kiosks that quickly evaluate and buy back […]Read More
Sam Coates is a partner at Cooley, and a great friend and colleague of mine. He wrote this blog post just for us. Money, motorcycle racing and startups—it’s all about winning and losing Guest Post by Sam Coates “I like money,” one founder said to me bluntly, in response to my question about what […]Read More
I will be moderating a panel, Venture Capitalists’ Best Practices on Commercializing Innovation at the Molecular Diagnostics World Congress on September 29, 2011 at the South San Francisco Conference Center. Here’s the panel topic summary, hope to see you there. Successful venture capital investing in molecular diagnostics requires proper commercialization of innovation. But how does this innovation get […]Read More
Jamie Montgomery with Nat Goldhaber On Wednesday September 15, my partners and I joined 22 of our portfolio companies and the Claremont Creek hosted speaker– investment bankers Jamie Montgomery, Eric Wagner, and Jason Yip– for our second Turbo Talks event this year. Turbo Talks refers to the gathering we created for our portfolio where we […]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.