MedCity News interviews Claremont Creek Ventures’ Ted Driscoll

Ted Driscoll

July 11, 2012 source: MedCity News

Ted was recently interview by MedCity News for two articles:

Biggest threat to investment in mobile health startups? Not enough unique intellectual property VCs say a coachable entrepreneur, strong IP make convergence worth investing in

Here are some excerpts from the interviews:

Biggest threat to investment in mobile health startups? Not enough unique intellectual property

The number of mobile health apps that have been produced . . .
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Genetic testing to choose the right antidepressant – AssureRx Health in the news

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Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company AssureRx Health continues to receive good press. Below are some excerpts from a recent FoxNews article published June 19, 2012. Read the full article at FoxNews.com

Genetic testing to choose the right antidepressant

By Dr. Keith Ablow.

Psychiatrists often try two or more medications in a patient suffering with major depression before settling on the one that seems to work best for that . . .
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Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company Clean Power Finance in the news

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Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company Alphabet Energy in the news

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Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company Adura in the news

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Claremont Creek Ventures hires Hanns Anders as new Associate

Hanns Anders

Anders Will Specialize in Energy Technology — Hiring Confirms Commitment of Seed and Early Stage VC firm to Energy Market

OAKLAND, CA (May 8, 2012) — Underscoring its ongoing commitment to energy technology investing, Claremont Creek Ventures today announced the hiring of Hanns Anders as a new associate in the firm’s energy technology practice.

Hanns Anders

Anders, 30, will draw upon his experience in the alternative energy and environmental services industries to evaluate . . .
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ecoATM attracts $17 million in second round of investments

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May 1st ecoATM announced they had raised an additional $17 million in a second round. Current investors Claremont Creek Ventures, Coinstar, Inc. and TAO Ventures all increased their investments while new investors joined the syndicate. New investors include PI Holdings, Moore Venture Partners, AKS Capital and Singapore billionaire Koh Boon Hwee.

The announcement generated a lot of interest and was well covered in both the financial and hi-tech . . .
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Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company Blue Pillar Raises $7M for Hospital, Military, Data Center Demand Response

Blue Pillar

May 4, 2011 source: GreenTechMedia by Jeff St. John

The startup specializing in energy management microgrids for hospitals raises money to expand to other customers with critical power backup needs.

 

Blue Pillar, a startup that’s built up an interesting niche in enabling hospitals to manage power for efficiency and demand response needs, has raised a $7 million Series B round aimed at expanding its presence into the data center, military, education . . .
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Moshe Alafi wins Lifetime Achievement Award — videos of event

Moshe Alafi Award
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On March 20, 2012, the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship proudly recognized biotech pioneer Moshe Alafi with its 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award at a special awards dinner. A Berkeley alumnus, Mr. Alafi is one of the founders of the biotechnology industry. He has funded and helped start over 60 companies through his venture capital firm Alafi Capital. Many of these firms have created entire new industries including such pioneers as Cetus, Biogen, Applied Biosystems, and Amgen. His life is an incredible inspiration to entrepreneurs as a successful investor and startup partner as well as one who has done an incredible amount to improve our health and scientific knowledge with biotechnology breakthroughs. . . .
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Biotech Industry Guru Moshe Alafi Wins Lifetime Achievement Award From UC Berkeley

Moshe Alafi

by Nat Goldhaber and John Steuart

Moshe Alafi, a former mentor to both of us and investor in our startups earlier in our career, won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Haas School’s Lester Center for Entrepreneurship at UC Berkeley last week. There wasn’t any doubt that he fully deserved to win this highly prestigious award.

Moshe, after all, has been called one of the founders of biotechnology. We believe he is the most successful . . .
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