source: by Timothy Hay
When the Food and Drug Administration told personal-genetics company 23andMe Inc. in November to stop sending consumers detailed information about their DNA, some industry watchers said the move could be a devastating blow to an emerging area of medicine that holds promise for better health outcomes.
But it was more of a flesh wound, said Claremont Creek Ventures Director Ted Driscoll. Though not an investor in 23andMe, he has . . .
→ Read full post: Ted Driscoll’s WSJ interview: 23andMe Flap With FDA Just a Bump in the Road, One Genetics-Testing Investor Says
White House Champions of Change Award
This week Nat Kreamer, president and chief executive officer of CCV portfolio company Clean Power Finance, was honored at a White House ceremony with the “Champions of Change”/ “Veterans in Clean Energy and Climate Security” award. Atul Butte co-founder of Numedii, another CCV portfolio company, was also honored for the same “Champion of Change” award this . . .
→ Read full post: Claremont Creek Ventures Has Two Portfolio Companies Honored by White House for “Champions of Change” Award
Building Robotics’ initial product, Comfy, is the first to meaningfully reconnect people to the heating and cooling in their work environments, providing more comfortable spaces while saving energy. The software installs quickly and easily and is compatible with most existing building management systems, while providing occupants with a mobile and web application. It provides instant warm or cool air to people, while incorporating their usage patterns and feedback into a machine-learning algorithm that reduces energy. . . .
→ Read full post: Building Robotics, Maker of People-Centered Intelligent Software for Buildings, Announces $1.14M Seed Round
Congratulations to our portfolio company Assurex Health which appointed Consumer Products Executive Virginia Coleman Drosos President to Lead the company. We are so excited to have her in this position and wish her all the best. . . .
→ Read full post: Assurex Health Appoints Veteran P&G Consumer Products Executive Virginia Coleman Drosos President to Lead Personalized Medicine Growth
Top 5 pathways to personalized medicine
Healthcare IT NewsJeff RoweJuly 22, 2013
If there’s one thing everyone in healthcare can probably agree on right now, it’s that there is an awful lot of data being generated each and every day. What to do with that data, however, is another question.
As Ted Driscoll, digital health director at venture capital firm Claremont Creek Ventures, sees it, the explosion of data is a definite boon . . .
→ Read full post: Ted Driscoll interview in Health Care IT News “Top 5 pathways to personalized medicine”
June 10, 2012 source: Comcast
Xfinity Home adds EcoSaver, a new cloud-based solution that learns heating and cooling patterns of a home for additional energy savings from Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company EcoFactor
Comcast, a global media and technology company, today announced the launch of Xfinity Home Control, a new product under the Xfinity Home umbrella of services. Xfinity Home Control is for customers who want smart home solutions . . .
→ Read full post: Xfinity Home adds EcoSaver, a new cloud-based solution that learns heating and cooling patterns of a home for additional energy savings — from Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company EcoFactor
February 20, 2013 source: the original post by Ed Silverman appeared in Pharmalot
As drug development and diagnostics increasingly converge, the advent of personalized medicine is increasing all the time. Of course, we are not quite there yet, but the advent of electronic medical records and the genome are inching us closer all the time. But this poses challenges, of course, and Ted Driscoll, who heads the digital healthcare team at . . .
→ Read full post: Ted Driscoll featured in Pharmalot, Op-Ed: Entering The Golden Age Of Big Data
January 17, 2013 source: VentureBeat
Ashley Halligan, an analyst at Austin, Texas-based Software Advice — recently published an article on VentureBeat in December outlining the growing trend in VC-funded digital cleantech–shifting from typical hardware-based investing.
The article draws attention to interesting statistics including: there’s almost five million commercial facilities in the U.S. They account for nearly half of domestic energy consumption–but only five percent of the market has . . .
→ Read full post: VentureBeat article on Energy Management sector, a key market for Claremont Creek investments
January 5, 2013 source: GigaOm
GigaOm’s article 13 energy data startups to watch in 2013 includes one of our portfolio companies, EcoFactor. GigaOm said, “Data analytics took the energy sector by storm in 2012, and a bunch of companies launched, raised funding and grew their businesses last year. Here’s 13 energy data startups you should watch in 2013.”
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→ Read full post: Congratulations to EcoFactor who is one of GigaOm’s energy data startups to watch in 2013
November 28, 2012. Source: Nobel Profit
Listen to venture capitalist Nat Goldhaber, managing director of Claremont Creek Ventures, share his insights around energy and policy in California in regards to clean tech investments. In this interview he focuses on a particular investment in solar with Clean Power Finance as it relates to the public utilities and our indigenous production as a relief from foreign oil, a strategy he sees as vitally important to . . .
→ Read full post: Nat Goldhaber video interview with Nobel Profit