Braughm Ricke

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Braughm founded Aduro in 2012 and is responsible for providing strategic, financial and operational guidance to the company. Under his leadership, Aduro has become the premier fund administrator for venture capital firms in North America.

“In founding Aduro, I wanted to create a firm dedicated to supporting the emerging managers within the investment community. I wanted to support them in a new way—not just a traditional fund administrator, but becoming much more of a partner.”

– Braughm Ricke, Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Prior to founding Aduro Advisors

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 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 earned a B.S. degree in Accounting from Plymouth State University. Outside the office, Braughm enjoys spending time with his family and taking advantage of the Colorado landscape by mountain biking and skiing.