Apricot Capital is a seed stage investment firm based in Boston and Toronto. Apricot was founded in 2010 by partners Peter Wernau and Jennifer Lum; colleagues of many years interested in investing in smart entrepreneurs and sharing their combined financial and operational expertise. Apricot invests in early-stage technology companies in the US and Canada.
Peter is the Managing Partner of Apricot Capital. He also serves as President and CEO of Wernau Asset Management. Since starting Wernau Asset Management in 2003, Mr. Wernau has co-founded several other complimentary active companies including Back Bay Mortgage Brokers LLC and Dartmouth Street Ventures.
Jennifer is a Co-founder of Apricot Capital. She is also a Co-founder of Adelphic. Jennifer was a core team member of Quattro Wireless (acquired by Apple), m-Qube (acquired by VeriSign) and WebHosting.com (acquired by SBC Communications) and has also worked as a management consultant with several public corporations. Jennifer is a mentor at 500 Sartups and TechStars.