Venture Development Consulting

Innovative, growth-oriented business people engage Becca Braun to help their companies take advantage of growth drivers and overcome issues blocking progress. Becca’s skills and experience cover a wide range of areas including: business planning and development, operations and technology, culture and people, and finance and fundraising. Clients appreciate Becca’s straightforward, focused, and supportive approach.

Becca has decades of experience helping companies grow and making investments in early stage businesses. She has held executive positions in organizations in the technology, financial, healthcare, media & publishing, and non-profit industries and has grown several organizations as founder, president, CEO, and chairman. She has co-led the team that invested in Ohio’s first-ever “unicorn” company (>$1 billion valuation); co-led the creation of a venture accelerator; managed numerous advisory boards; and developed the operating and financial plans for successfully launched or licensed healthcare technologies.

For her work helping companies grow, Becca has received the Hero’s Award from the ERC, Northeast Ohio’s largest organization providing Human Resources and workplace programs. Becca received the Crain’s Forty Under 40 recognition. She has spoken on TV, to members of Congress and in front of executives and entrepreneurs around the country on topics including company growth, entrepreneurship, and innovation. Becca earned her MBA from Harvard Business School.