Welcome to Tech Scenes where we meet up with ceos, founders and investors to learn what makes cities in the startup tech ecosystem thrive.

On this episode we meet up with Troy Henikoff of MATH Venture Partners in Chicago. We drop by the office, stroll through 1871 and take a ride through the city talking about the path from operator to venture, investing in companies that have an unfair advantage in customer acquisition, Chicago producing real revenue, investment ROI, and diversity.


MATH Venture Partners

MATH Venture Partners is an early-stage venture capital firm investing in founding teams that build digital technology companies with an unfair advantage in customer acquisition. Visit: www.mathventurepartners.com/



Founded in 2012, 1871 was created to support Chicago’s digital startup community. Since that time, it has become the hub for the city’s thriving technology and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Today 1871 is the home of nearly 500 early-stage, high-growth digital startups. Visit: www.1871.com


Collective Genius – Sponsor

Founded in 2004, Collective Genius works with leadership teams of growth companies and venture capital firms providing Peak – leadership team offsite OKR planning / tools and retained search / contingent recruiting services. Visit: www.collective-genius.com


Produced by: Jeff Martin CEO / Founder of Collective Genius

More episodes on www.leadbychange.com and www.collective-genius.com


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