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Braughm Ricke, Founder & CEO

Braughm is the founder and Chief Executive Officer at Aduro Advisors. As founder and CEO, Braughm drives the company direction and builds critical relationships with Aduro‚Äôs clients, investors, and other industry service providers. With twenty years of financial experience in the venture capital industry, Braughm brings his knowledge and operational prowess to Aduro Advisors. He maintains close relationships and lends financial and operational support to Aduro Advisors’ clients, having worked extensively with early-stage Venture firms throughout his career.

Prior to founding Aduro Advisors, Braughm was a founding member and CFO of True Ventures. He was the Controller at 5AM Ventures, and served as an Interim Chief Financial Officer to several True Ventures portfolio companies including about.me and GigaOM. He began his career in venture capital in 1999 and was the Controller at Sofinnova Ventures. Before working in the venture industry, he was an Accounting Analyst at Fidelity Investments.

Braughm holds his B.S. degree in Accounting from Plymouth State University.