Investing in innovators, empowering growth companies.
We identify and support entrepreneurs and innovators with niche ambitions focused primarily on technology, media, and communications.
To succeed in today’s markets, successful ventures need more than just capital, they need our non-traditional expertise
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We bring the right people together
Autumn Road Capital is not your typical investment firm. We combine broad investment experience with non-traditional expertise to offer portfolio companies a different set of tools to empower their success. We have built our own companies, worked between emerging and developed markets, held both public and private-sector positions, invested in global businesses and supported executives across the spectrum of early-stage start-ups to Fortune 50 multi-nationals. We leverage our diverse backgrounds and unique, expansive networks to accelerate growth for our portfolio companies.
Robb Fipp – Managing Partner
Robb has spent 25 years building and leading investment, advisory, and technology firms in the U.S. and abroad. He has a proven track record securing new business, raising capital, obtaining sustainable revenue streams, restructuring businesses, driving profitability, and managing clients. Robb returned to the U.S. from Asia in 2021 and after involvement in a series of private deals, he formed Autumn Road Capital in 2022. Previously, Robb spent 15 years working in Asia, most recently as the Head of Marketing and Investor Relations for Astignes Capital, a Singapore-based hedge fund and as a Managing Director with UBS Asset Management where he served for three years as a Senior Investment Specialist for UBS Hedge Fund Solutions and Head of Business Development, APAC and Middle East for UBS O’Connor, UBS’ single manager hedge fund platform. As a founding partner of advisory firm Veracity Worldwide, Robb spent eight years providing sophisticated due-diligence, emerging market strategy and market entry advisory services primarily to global financial institutions. Robb initially built and ran Veracity’s Asia practice in Singapore and served three years as Chief Operating Officer, based in New York. Before joining Veracity, he established and managed the Asia operations of a US-based early-stage venture capital firm, founded a boutique management consulting firm, and played a leading role in developing the partnerships and alliances group of enterprise software firm Trilogy, Inc. Robb served as a Board Member of the Singapore American School and on the Singapore Executive Committee of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA). He graduated from Boston College with a B.A in Communications and Germanic Studies.
Brook Jerue – Partner, Advisor
Brook’s unique background brings a wealth of technical, strategic and leadership experience from significant roles in the U.S. military and private sector. Brook is currently a Managing Director with global advisory firm Veracity Worldwide. Based in London, he focuses on Veracity’s International business, handles overseas clients, and manages complex projects globally. He is a trusted advisor to senior leaders on the intersection of geopolitics and business in global energy conglomerates, technology firms, investment management platforms and family offices. He previously built and ran Veracity’s business in Japan. Brook joined Veracity following 14 years in the US Marine Corps, where he served as an F/A-18 pilot and aviation/fire support targeting officer and is a Veteran of the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. During his military service, Brook planned and executed aviation and special operations missions in the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. From 2010 to 2012, he served in the Marine Forces Special Operations Command, focusing on intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance, and from 2014 to 2016 he helped run the aviation arm of a US defense contracting company. Brook earned a master’s degree in international security policy, specializing in East Asian affairs, from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).
Steven Fox – Partner, Advisor
Steven is a trusted advisor, geopolitical expert, and angel investor. He is an outstanding communicator adept at originating and developing powerful relationships with private equity firms, corporations, sovereigns, high-net worth individuals, and family offices. As the Executive Chairman and Founder of Veracity Worldwide, a strategic intelligence, risk management, and ESG consulting firm, he regularly advises business leaders worldwide on geopolitics and risk, largely focused on emerging markets. He has extensive experience in the mining, energy, and telecommunications sectors and has presented at venues including the World Economic Forum, the World Bank, and Harvard Business School. He speaks frequently on a broad range of economic and geopolitical topics with global media outlets and his anticorruption advisory work in Guinea was profiled in The New Yorker magazine. Leveraging his extensive global network and 30 years of experience in both the public and private sector, Steven works regularly with C-suite executives, private equity investors, hedge fund managers, corporate boards and select government leaders as an advisor. Prior to founding Veracity, Steven launched small businesses as an entrepreneur, worked as an investment analyst, a foreign correspondent, and served as a US diplomat in Burundi, France, Washington, and Algeria. Steven has led and volunteered with various non-profit boards, is currently a member of the board of advisors for the Center for a New American Security and is a Life Member of the Council of Foreign Relations. He holds degrees from Princeton, Cambridge, and INSEAD.