Nat Goldhaber, managing director of Claremont Creek Ventures in Oakland, said a monster showing by BrightSource could spark a “Google effect” that leaves investors as enthusiastic about pioneering energy firms as they have been about information technology. May 3, 2011 source: New York Times BrightSource Energy Inc.’s plan to go public this year could spur […]Read More
March 23, 2011 source: Building 43 Videos – Robert Scoble interview — “… Very little has changed since 1979-1980 in energy [management]…” Nat Goldhaber (1′ 30″ into video) Much of the technology-related startup news today is focused on companies in the social media or Internet application spaces. Today, however, we are meeting with Claremont Creek […]Read More
March 16, 2011 source: VentureBeat GreenBeat — “It’s a huge tragedy, but it’s only gonna give a tailwind to alternative energy technologies,” Myers said. “There will be more of a willingness to put capital to work in solar and wind.” — An escalating crisis at nuclear power plants in Japan following a massive earthquake and […]Read More
February 16, 2011 source: peHUB Remember the Internet’s last mile dilemma? The smart grid may have its own a last mile difficulties. High costs and immature technologies could leave consumers short of power and utilities with few options to deliver it. Both dilemmas will restrict the nation’s ability to manage power in an age of […]Read More
February 1, 2011 source: Techcrunch GreenTech A company that makes systems to turn heat-waste into electricity, Alphabet Energy, has officially moved its technology out of the lab and into pilot production, the company announced today. A director at Claremont Creek Ventures, Paul Straub, said of Alphabet Energy: “They’re going after a huge problem. […]Read More
November 3, 2010 source: techgearx Here’s a novel thought — as homeowners slap solar panels on their rooftops and unplug from the grid, users of traditional energy could see their bills go up. On the “The Sultans of Storage panel at GreenBeat 2010 conference today, Nat Goldhaber, managing director at Claremont Creek Ventures, made the […]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.