Jacob Gottlieb as a renowned businessman and an investor majorly in the healthcare sector. He is also the Chief Executive officer and founder of Altium capital. Altium Capital is an investment Fund which only focuses on the health care sector and invests in companies which provide advanced health and medical attention. Some of these companies include biomedical companies and pharmaceutical companies which have a significant impact in the field of health. Gottlieb is a highly respected and valued individual in the healthcare sector in the United States. His fund has its headquarters in New York City.
Jacob’s company is aimed at supporting companies which play a role in the improvement of the health service provision. He has been in love with investment, and this was evident when he won a stock competition in his high school. Jacob Gottlieb is a holder of Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Brown University. He also owns an M.D in medicine which he got from NYU medical school. After completion of his studies, he started practicing his career and later realized that he had no passion for medicine, so he retired back to business.
He first started working as a buy-side analyst at Sanford Bernstein & Co. He was working and studying some course at the same time and later he was accredited his certificate and became a Certified Financial Analyst. Then he left the company and joined Merlin Biomed Group and worked as a healthcare manager. Later in 2005, he left the company and started his fund Visium.
Visium was his first investment fund, and it performed well, but later he opened the current firm called Altium. The first company Altium invested in was the Oramed Company which was under the project of introducing Oral treatment alternatives for patients with diabetes who could not get injectables. It also invested in Amarin Corporation, a pharmaceutical Company which produces drugs that help improved cardiovascular health. Under Steve Ritchie’s management, the company performs excellently.