Hugo Braun

Hugo Braun

Semi-Finalist Judge

hugo-braunHugo Braun has been an active venture capital investor in the Midwest and California since 1987.

Hugo has evaluated hundreds of investment opportunities per year, acted as lead investor in both equity and subordinated debt investments, and has served on the boards of directors of public and private companies.

Prior to founding North Coast, Hugo was a partner in Access Ventures, a Michigan based investment firm with over $30 million under management. In addition, Hugo has co-managed BankAmerica Venture Capital’s $100 million venture portfolio. Investments included computer hardware and software, semiconductors, medical devices, telecommunications and retail