Altium Capital is a healthcare directed investment fund that targets investment opportunities involving growth companies in the healthcare industry. At the helm of the firm is the managing director, Jacob Gottlieb. The MD is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the Professional Risk Managers International Association.
Altium’s initial investment in Oramed involved a 5.6% purchase of its shares. Oramed is engaged in the development of an innovative oral diabetes treatment drug. This drug presents diabetic patients that are using injectable insulin with an ingestible insulin capsule and oral Glucagon alternative. The company has experienced management and employs a world-class team of scientific experts.
Altium Capital also has a stake in Amarin Corporation Dublin, Ireland. The company is rapidly growing and involves itself in the development of cardiovascular health drugs. It combines lipid science, the therapeutic benefits of polyunsaturated fatty acids, in the development of its products. Omega-3 fatty acid Vascepa (AMR-101) was the company’s initial FDA approved prescription grade drug.
The company has invested in another healthcare provider called Oragenics. The firm uses replacement therapy concept to provide novel antibiotics that act against infectious diseases, in addition to effectively treating oral mucositis. The idea of replacement therapy uses beneficial bacteria to replace harmful bacteria resulting in health beneficial results. Oragenics engagements with Intrexon Corporation has given the firm a platform to proprietary technologies, thereby speeding development of crucial antibiotics that handle resistant bacteria strains.
Jacob Gottlieb involves himself in philanthropy, donating both time and resources to organizations engaged in the provision of financial assistance to the vulnerable. He credits his achievements to a good education background. Jacob Gottlieb, therefore, has a lot of interest in supporting education projects through charitable organizations. He has a particular interest in providing opportunities to the youth through advancing their education goals, helping them generate the required resources, and participating in fundraising events.