Hugh Phelan

Senior Analyst

Hugh Phelan

Senior Analyst

Hugh joined Osage Venture Partners as an Analyst in 2016.  Prior to joining Osage, Hugh interned with the firm over the summer of 2015, while gaining a BA in Political Science from The University of Notre Dame. At Osage, Hugh focuses on sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities, along with providing general portfolio support. As part of Osage’s deal sourcing activities, Hugh helps manage the firm’s entrepreneur outreach, and has enjoyed the opportunity to engage and track hundreds of startups across a broad range of technologies and verticals.

Previously, Hugh worked as a legislative intern in Senator Joe Donnelly’s office in Washington, D.C.


Favorite Book or Author:  The Man Who Would be King, Ben Macintyre

Favorite Place to Visit:
  Ballykeeran, Ireland

  Squash and piano

Favorite or Biggest Life Event:  Winner of Battle of the Bands (winning song: Dave Matthew’s Ants Marching)

Hidden Talent:  Painting dabbler

A Bucket List Item:
  Learn Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Concerto

Most Memorable Childhood Job:
  Busking at Suburban Station

If you weren’t in venture, what would you be doing?
  Political pundit