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Clearstone Portfolio Firm Cetas Acquired By VMware


Cetas was incubated in Clearstone's Palo Alto offices by Sudhakar Muddu, a Ph.D. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Clearstone Gets Another Win With Ankeena


Santa Monica-based Clearstone Ventures appears to be on an exit roll this month, with the acquisition Thursday of Ankeena Networks , a supplier of software for content delivery networks. Clearstone's Sumant Mandal sits on Ankeena's board of directors. Tags: clearstone ventures merger acquisition ankeena networks juniper

Clearstone's Sumant Mandal On Exits, Opportunities


Over the last few months, Santa Monica-based Clearstone Ventures ( has had a number of high profile exits in its portfolio.

Insights and Opinions: Idealab and the Bill Gross Legacy


For today's Insights and Opinions section, we thought we'd share a recent article penned by Clearstone Ventures' William Quigley. Continued.).

Web 1.0 Entrepreneurs: we are roadkill unless we learn to run as fast as today’s founders.

Steve Reich

As you may have gathered from my blog, I’ve spent the last couple of months visiting with companies and incubators.  My key takeaway–companies are being created faster and more cheaply than I would have believed possible. Three full time developers and no marketing spend.  They For free.  There are 3 people on their team. Again.

Interview with Rahul Sonnad, Geodelic


Rahul Sonnad: We did a seed round with Clearstone Ventures, that incubated us in their Santa Monica office. You're funded, correct?

If the Venture Model is Broken, Who??s Funding All These Startups?

SoCal Tech Calendar

What role do angel fund and incubators like Ycombinator and Techstars play in nurturing entrepreneurs to build better, bigger companies? Thursday, December 9, 2010 -- If the Venture Model is Broken, Whos Funding All These Startups? Dealmaker Media LA. Moderator: Vince Thompson, Middleshift and author of the business bestseller, Ignited.

This Week in VC – Scott Painter, CEO of Zag & TrueCar

Both Sides of the Table

Incubated by Clearstone Ventures in 2008. Just in case here’s the link to this week’s episode. And it carries no inventory.