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China may “clean the clock” of the U.S. in clean technology

By Nat Goldhaber / September 30, 2011 / 2 Comments

The United States has embraced clean technology relatively aggressively, but is it enough? In particular, is it enough in comparison to the pace of clean tech development in China? I addressed this topic September 28 at the AlwaysOn GoingGreen 2011 conference, and the answer is that the U.S. isn’t doing enough. China is much more […]

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Entrepreneurs: The End Is Near. Refinance.

By John Steuart / September 28, 2011 / 0 Comments

September 28, 2011  source: Wall Street Journal All good things, unfortunately, come to an end. The last year or two have been spectacular for entrepreneurs. Investor enthusiasm has been intense, meaning that start-ups had the upper hand and could get financing at extraordinarily generous terms. But I’m afraid that the curtain is about to fall. […]

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IPOs look dicey, but private equity may pick up some of the slack

By Claremont Creek Alerts / September 15, 2011 / 0 Comments

September 15, 2011  source: Xconomy For a while, I was optimistic that 2011 would be a good year for venture capital-backed IPOs, and it wasn’t just wishful thinking. There were 72 VC-backed IPOs last year—six times as many as in 2009. The year ended with a bang and 2011 got off to a good start. […]

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Tougher venture funding environment ahead; entrepreneurs—get your rounds closed.

By John Steuart / September 15, 2011 / 0 Comments

Entrepreneurs and venture-backed companies seeking financing in the near term, take notice. The hot market for companies is going to cool off in 3 to 6 months. Hurry up and get your round closed before it gets harder and terms get tougher. In my 20 years of participating in the venture market both as a […]

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You’d Better Shop Around: Doing Due Diligence on Your VC

By Nat Goldhaber / August 2, 2011 / 0 Comments

August 2, 2011  source: this post appeared originally at Xconomy For a first-time entrepreneur, dealing with a venture capitalist can involve an equal mix of excitement and apprehension. If the VC has any sort of reputation or prominence, entrepreneurs are often grateful simply to be pitching their idea in the first place. Should discussions get […]

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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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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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