Troy Henikoff

Troy Henikoff

Managing Director
MATH Venture Partners
Chicago

Introduction

Serial entrepreneur helping build the Chicago startup scene.

I'm up for

Investing in startups

Interests

Founding startups
Product design
SEO/SEM

Companies

2014 - current
Managing Director
2013 - current
Kellogg (Northwestern University)
Adjunct Professor
2011 - 2014
Booth School of Business
Faculty Coach - New Venture Challenge
2010 - current
Techstars
Managing Director
2008 - 2010
OneWed
CEO
2005 - 2007
Amacai
CEO
1999 - 2002
Co-Founder and CEO

Other web profiles

Connections

Peter Wilkins
Managing Director | Hyde Park Angels
Vincent Cabansag
Director of Operations | MATTER
Joey Mak
Assistant Director of Economic Development | Office of the Vice President for Research, University of Illinois
Mike McGee
Co-founder | The Starter League
Joe Born
CEO | Aiwa
Jamal Jackson, JD/MBA
Managing Attorney | Jackson Corporate Law Offices PC
Jaspal Singh
entrepreneur enthusiast evangelist | jsxtech
Daniela Bolzmann
Boss Lady @WeDelivr | WeDeliver
Sonal Mane
Startup Portfolio Manager | Microsoft
Matt Weirich
Co-founder, CEO | Accenture

my activity

“ I have spent the last 25+ years starting, running, mentoring, and investing in digital technology companies. Just the other day, an entrepreneur asked me a simple question: “What is the most costly mistake you see first time founders make?... ”
“ Applied to Techstars Chicago 2016 already? Thinking about applying? Want to learn more about the program, meet some of the previous companies, meet some of our worldclass mentors, and meet the Directors? This is the event for you!Join us to hear abou... ”
“ Do you have a phenomenal idea for a startup? Are you building a team? A product? A company? On Wednesday March 9th, Techstars Chicago will be hosting a Women in Entrepreneurship panel and open house at the Techstars Chicago Office in 1871 (REGIS... ”
Troy created a new company profile: MATH Venture Partners
“ MATH Venture Partners invests primarily in Series A and Seed rounds, managed by a seasoned team of hands-on investors and operators. We look for entrepreneurial teams that have customer acquisition as part of their core DNA. It is this maniacal focus... ”
Troy created a new event: Techstars Community Demo Day
“ Come see what all the excitement is about!Over 800 companies applied to Techstars Chicago this year.  We selected the ten best companies and put this cohort through our 90-day "bootcamp for start-ups", preparing them to present to an invitation... ”
“ Interested in becoming a Design or Code Associate at Techstars Chicago? You’re a brilliant developer or a great UI/UX star, you can execute like mad, and you’re in love with startups.  Maybe you’re between gigs, or you've always wanted to go thr... ”

recent blog posts

Troy Henikoff
I have spent the last 25+ years starting, running, mentoring, and investing in digital technology companies. Just the other day, an entrepreneur asked me a simple question: “What is the most costly mistake you see first time founders make?” It took me a minute to think about...
03/10/2016
VIEWS: 229
Troy Henikoff
Interested in becoming a Design or Code Associate at Techstars Chicago?
06/03/2015
VIEWS: 411
Troy Henikoff
Do you have a phenomenal idea for a startup? Are you building a team? A product? A company?Have you applied to Techstars Chicago 2015 already, or are contemplating it? Want to learn more about the program, meet some of the previous companies, meet some of our  worldclass mentors, and meet the...
04/14/2015
VIEWS: 350
Troy Henikoff
Now that spring is springing, we at Techstars Chicago, want to hear about all the interesting problems and projects that you’ve been working on during all those cold winter nights.  Or maybe you are gearing up to attack a cool new problem.  Either way the Chicago Tech community continues...
03/21/2015
VIEWS: 628
Troy Henikoff
Now that spring is springing, we at Techstars Chicago, want to hear about all the interesting problems and projects that you’ve been working on during all those cold winter nights.  Or maybe you are gearing up to attack a cool new problem.  Either way the Chicago Tech community continues...
03/13/2015
VIEWS: 517

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