Amicus Capital is managed by Bob Zipp. Bob co-founded Amicus in 1998 with Jim Brock. Bob has focused on seed stage investing for the past decade, and has been working with seed stage companies for 20 years. Bob invests in an eclectic mix of information technology companies, from enterprise application and infrastructure companies, to consumer oriented internet and mobile application and content companies. Before Amicus, Bob represented seed stage technology companies, such as Hotmail, AvantGo and eGroups, in all aspects of formation, financing and operations, as a partner at Venture Law Group and Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, both leading Silicon Valley law firms.
Carol Mitchell is the Operations Manager for Amicus Capital, overseeing tax and accounting operations, stock distributions and portfolio company financings, and handling communications with limited partners and portfolio companies. From 2004 to 2006, Carol was also an accountant with Seiler & Company, LLP in San Francisco, where she obtained her license as a Certified Public Accountant. Prior to joining Amicus in 2001, Carol worked for Robertson Stephens in San Francisco where she was involved with sell-side equity research in the specialty pharmaceutical, medical technology and health care information technology sectors.
Heather Ostergren provides research assistance and organizational support to Amicus Capital and its portfolio companies. Prior to joining Amicus in 1998, Heather worked with Bob as a paralegal at Venture Law Group and Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison. Heather has a wealth of experience addressing the practical problems that face a seed stage technology company.