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Troy Henikoff


Mr. Troy Henikoff is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Director at Math Venture Partners. He serves as Board Member at Virtuous and Maxwell. He was a Board Member of GameWisp. He also serves as Managing Member at FireStarter Fund. He is also a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer TechStars Chicago. He is an Advisor at Prota Ventures. He also served as Faculty Advisor at Hyde Park Angels. He served as an Investment Executive at Sandbox industries. Additionally, he teaches Entrepreneurship at Northwestern University, is on the board of the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center and an Advisor to Hyde Park Angels. Prior to Excelerate, he served as CEO at, a wedding website that provides the largest online database of wedding vendors, detailed ratings and reviews and a smart, unique voice for wedding planning tips and advice. He was also the President of Amacai, a consumer and business data supplier. Previously, he Co-Founded, now the largest Internet-based payroll company in the country. Prior to SurePayroll, he built the technology for Jellyvision and his first company was Specialized Systems and Software, which focused on creating custom database applications. He has an undergraduate degree in Engineering from Brown University and a Masters Degree in Project Management from Northwestern. He served as Board Member at MAX.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Chicago, IL
  • United States

Troy Henikoff Investments (18)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
TradingView 16-Jul-2015 Early Stage VC 00.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
0000000 000000000 06-Jan-2014 0000 00000 00.000 Electronic Components Startup 0000 00000000
00000000000 20-Dec-2013 00000 00000 00000 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
000000 000000 11-Dec-2013 00000 00000 00.00 Information Services (B2C) Startup 0000 00000000
000000.00 25-Nov-2013 0000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Startup 0000 00000000
00000000 13-Dec-2012 0000 00000 00.000 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
00000000 30-Nov-2012 0000 00000 00000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
0000 000000 17-Jul-2012 00000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
AgileMD 21-Jun-2012 Seed Round 00.00 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
MightyNest 05-Mar-2012 Early Stage VC 00000 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
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Troy Henikoff Exits (13)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
GiveForward 29-Mar-2017 Merger/Acquisition Completed
000000000 01-Jan-2017 000 00 00000000 Completed
000000.00 11-Aug-2016 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000000000
0000 000000 13-Apr-2016 0000000000 Completed
  • 4 buyers
0000000 000000000 02-Dec-2015 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000000
0000 000 00000 02-Jul-2015 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000000 00000
000000 000000 10-Mar-2015 000000000000000000 0000 Completed
  • 0000000 00000000
000000 23-Jun-2014 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000000000
PVPower 13-Feb-2014 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
BabbaCo 22-Jan-2014 Merger/Acquisition Completed
  • Barefoot Books
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Troy Henikoff Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Troy Henikoff Angel Investor 00 0 00 Chicago, IL