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 circumvent . . .
→ Read full post: Nat Goldhaber video interview with Nobel Profit
An energy-independent United States is an achievable goal by 2025, according to new research commissioned by Claremont Creek Ventures. In order to achieve this audacious goal, the United States needs to clear an important set of hurdles. . . .
→ Read full post: Claremont Creek Ventures Predicts Energy Independence By 2025
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 . . .
→ Read full post: MedCity News interviews Claremont Creek Ventures’ Ted Driscoll
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Click here to read the article, and here to visit the Clean Power Finance website.
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Click here to read the article, and here to visit Adura’s website.
I recently enjoyed the New York Times story, Shots Fired, Pinpointed and Argued Over, featuring Erica Goode’s account of the ShotSpotter gunshot detection system in action. The article does a great job of calling attention to the success of the company’s collaboration with police forces, which in turn is creating safer communities.
For instance, less than four minutes after gunshots were detected by the ShotSpotter technicians in Mountain View, California . . .
→ Read full post: Life-Saving ShotSpotter Technology In Action
On February 22, I had the pleasure of speaking with Douglas Crawford, the associate director of QB3 the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences in Berkeley –. It was quite exciting to be the first guest on their new podcast, QB3 Bio Entrepreneurship. During our lively hour discussion, I had the opportunity to share my thoughts on the current state of venture capital, my strategies for investing (see the title!), and how entrepreneurs can better . . .
→ Read full post: “Be better, faster and cheaper and if I don’t get cheaper, I don’t invest!”
December 12, 2011 source: originally published at
Pessimism about the clean tech space has been on the rise recently, thanks in part to a pair of high profile failures of government-backed companies. Congress and the media have pounced on the carrion like starving scavengers.
In the frenzy of sensationalism, it is hard for the public to derive a reasoned understanding of the facts and even more difficult to feel comfortable about the future. . . .
→ Read full post: CleanTech Remains Hot In A Post-Solyndra World
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 motivates him. I ask every founder this question. Some of them say things such as . . .
→ Read full post: Money, motorcycle racing and startups—it’s all about winning and losing, by Sam Coates
October 9, 2011 source: CBS News
As part of CBS morning news, TIBION was profiled by correspondent Barry Peterson. At approximately four minutes 21 seconds into the video, see how TIBION stands out. We are proud of our portfolio company that is getting worldwide recognition.
The next step in bionics
The new world of high-tech prosthetics includes the Tibion Bionic limb, that helps stroke victims re-learn how to use . . .
→ Read full post: Claremont Creek Ventures portfolio company Tibion’s VP of Engineering Matt Murphy shows off the Tibion Bionic Limb on CBS Morning News