What’s Your Opportunity…

  1. Growth

    Companies with exceptional promise require resources. Our clients have raised capital from premier institutional funds as well as strategic investors. We specialize in equity and debt financings from $2 to $25 million.

  2. Liquidity

    Many founders have a large percentage of their net worth committed to their firm. We’ve helped clients cash out entirely through an acquisition, or just take some money off the table for peace of mind.

  3. Partnerships

    We’ve worked with companies to develop licensing opportunities or to forge corporate alliances – individualized partnerships that contribute specific assets and expertise to accelerate their business.

  4. Restructuring

    A company can quickly evolve beyond their initial configuration. We can help determine the optimal capital structure to unlock your firm’s true potential.


"When we were approached about a transaction, we knew we needed professional advice from people we could trust. ClearCreek played a small but valuable role in providing thoughtful and clear-headed counsel at an important stage of the process. We're so grateful for the integrity and clarity they brought to what could otherwise have been an difficult road to travel."

Katie Thurmes & Jenna Walker

Co-Founders, Artifact Uprising

"One of the best decisions our team made during our M&A process was to work with ClearCreek Partners. Alex and Lauren were incredibly knowledgeable and responsive in guiding us through all aspects of the acquisition process. As a result of their efforts, the Beat the GMAT company found a great partner in Hobsons and achieved an acquisition with very favorable terms."

Eric Bahn

Founder, Beat The GMAT

"ClearCreek took us from our first venture fund introduction to a Series A equity investment from Kleiner Perkins in about 90 days, while helping us evaluate multiple offers along the way. The professionalism, integrity and impact was clear at every step of the process, and their advice was always grounded in what was in the best long-term interest for our business. I cannot recommend ClearCreek highly enough to any other firm seeking venture or growth capital."

Craig Schmeizer

Co-Founder and CEO, Working Equity

"ClearCreek got us in front of firms we had not been able to see on our own, and were grounded and flexible advisors during a long and complex transaction. We would work with them again without hesitation."

Dr. Charles Henry

Co-Founder and CEO, Advanced Microlabs

"I had not worked with an investment banker previously, and while we initially focused on raising growth capital, with ClearCreek we considered a variety of options --including the opportunity to sell FCI to a large public company and accelerate our growth through their established channels and global footprint. ClearCreek helped us tell our story authentically and provided incredibly sound advice from beginning to end. It was a great partnership and terrific outcome."

Joe Carey

Founder and CEO, Fidelity Comtech

† Client results may not be representative of the experience of others and is no guarantee of future performance or success.

Selected Transactions




Alex 2011 Hi-Res Full
Managing Partner
B.A., Vassar College; M.A. Georgetown University; MBA, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. FINRA Series 7, 24, 63 licenses.
Biomedical Lead
B.S., and M.D., Northwestern University. FINRA Series 82 license (pending).
Financial Operations Professional
B.S., Southern Methodist University. FINRA Series 7, 28 licenses.
Lang Reynolds
B.A., Swarthmore College; MBA, University of Colorado at Boulder (anticipated). FINRA Series 7, 66 licenses.

Board of Advisors

Gil Penchina
Gil Penchina

Serial entrepreneur, angel investor, former CEO of Wikia.com and GM of eBay Europe.

Sanjay Dholkia
Sanjay Dholaki

Chief Marketing Officer for Marketo; former CEO of Crowd Factory; SVP at SumTotal Systems.

Kat Gregory
Kat Gregory

CPG and natural products guru and supply chain professional; Williams Sonoma, Clementine Arts.

Mike Higgins

Former EVP of Interactive for MediaNews Group; Director of National Sales for Mapquest.


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