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Exciting New Acquisition: ecoATM Acquired By Coinstar, now called Outerwall

By Randy Hawks / July 2, 2013 / 0 Comments

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 […]

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Money, motorcycle racing and startups—it’s all about winning and losing, by Sam Coates

By John Steuart / December 8, 2011 / 0 Comments

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 […]

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Molecular Diagnostics World Congress, Venture Capitalists’ Best Practices on Commercializing Innovation

By John Steuart / July 22, 2011 / 0 Comments

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 […]

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Turbo Talks: Insights Into IPOs and Mergers & Acquisitions

By Randy Hawks / September 21, 2010 / 0 Comments

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 […]

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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. 

TED DRISCOLL

Ted is an expert on digital health and diagnostics, from big data and health technology to genomics and personalized medicine.

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PAUL STRAUB

Paul is particularly focused on the potential of digital and business innovation to impact and advance broad-impact industries.

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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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