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The Golden Age of Healthcare Investing is Now

By Ted Driscoll / March 11, 2013 / 0 Comments

The human genome evolved for us as Paleolithic cavemen, arming us to cope with leopards, communicable diseases, infections, parasites and starvation. But modern society has succeeded in taming most of those risks, and now, ironically, our biggest health challenges are largely a byproduct of our success. As we extend our lifespan, cancer and cardiac disease increase in incidence. We confront an epidemic of diabetes and obesity related diseases largely caused by overconsumption and inactivity. Our genome never evolved to benefit obese 70 year olds. Cavemen didn’t typically live past 40 and didn’t drink high-fructose corn syrup in Big Gulps.

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Entrepreneur’s Perspective, part two: : Frank Richards, serial entrepreneur and former CEO of SmartZIP: The Building of a Company

By Claremont Creek Alerts / December 19, 2011 / 0 Comments

Guest Post by Frank Richards

The Building of a Company

As an avid fan and investor in real estate I identified a significant gap in the residential investment market around 2004. I noted that 15-20% of all homes sold in the US are for investment. But I also discovered that there were no national platforms or proprietary algorithms that could help people identify the best investment markets and the best properties. Essentially there was no Charles Schwab for the residential investment market. I realized there was a great opportunity for a private banking platform to help people research, plan, acquire and manage residential real estate investments nationwide.

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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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Bill Gates blogs about Claremont Creek Ventures’ investment company, Energy Cache

By Claremont Creek Alerts / November 19, 2011 / 0 Comments

November 16, 2011  source: the Gates Notes Bill Gates has posted a really good writeup on energy storage and the innovative company Energy Cache on his blog, Taking Energy Storage to a Higher Level. Energy Cache is a recent early-stage investment of Claremont Creek Ventures and we’re excited about its new approach to storing electricity that could help […]

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How to survive the next bubble

By Nat Goldhaber / July 13, 2011 / 0 Comments

July 13, 2011  source: GigaOm Raise money when you can Who: Nat Goldhaber, General Partner Claremont Creek Ventures Bubble Cred: In 1994, Goldhaber founded an early web-advertising platform called CyberGold. In 1999, the company filed for an IPO and was valued at several hundred million dollars, or what we now call “ a rounding error,” […]

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Recording of “Technology Transfer in the 21st Century” webcast available

By Claremont Creek Alerts / May 19, 2011 / 0 Comments

John Steuart was a panelist at The Deal’s webcast audio seminar: Technology Transfer in the 21st Century, on May 12, 2011 (also participating as a panelist – Jeff Jensen, CEO, Fluxion Biosciences Inc. a Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company) A recording of the seminar is now available  to play online or download through 8/12/2011. Click […]

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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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