// March 26, 2020

Montana Butsch,
Founder of spotivity

Montana Butsch is the founder of spotivity, a double-sided marketplace that not only supports after school programs to increase enrollment and participation rates but also enables teens and their parents to …
// March 6, 2020

How the spotivity app helps Chicago’s youth and parents

Founder & CEO of Spotivity, Montana Butsch tells Jill Hopkins how the app helps Chicago youth find safe and empowering after-school activities.

// FEBRUARY 15, 2020

spotivity Allows Teens to Find Needed Resources Online

In today’s Tech Trends, NBC 5’s Art Norman discusses an incredible app that encourages teens to seek out resources and tools in their own neighborhoods.

// SEPTEMBER 9, 2020

Montana Butsch of spotivity

Spotivity is a double-sided marketplace that not only supports after-school programs but also enables teens to make the best decisions about how to use time outside of school hours. The goal of Spotivity is to…

// AUGUST 26, 2019

Chicago Startup Helps Teens Find After-School Activities

spotivity, launched in 2018, is a platform where teenagers, ages 13-17, and their parents can search and find extra curricular programs for teens to participate in year-round…

// JULY 9, 2019

Search & Find After-School Programs in Chicago with spotivity app

Spotivity founder Montana Butsch is what Malcolm Gladwell would call a “connector” –– someone who’s a natural hub between people of different worlds and affects change by bringing his network together.

// JUNE 12, 2019

spotivity wants to get more kids involved in after-school activities

School’s just about out, the temperatures are heating up, and for parents, that means finding activities to keep their kids occupied. Montana Butsch has built a new platform to help do just that.
// NOVEMBER 20, 2018

spotivity: getting kids involved in after-school activities

Montana Butsch read Education Research Methodology at St Edmund Hall, Oxford from 2002 to 2004. In 2006 he founded Chicago Training Center (CTC), a non-profit organisation offering free rowing mentorship to teens from low-income families…
// OCTOBER 25, 2018

Changing the Way Youth Access After-School Activities

Education is a fundamental element for any youth’s development, but, as most parents will tell you, what happens after-school is equally as important as what happens during class. Unfortunately, not everyone has access to key after-school resources — just ask Montana Butsch.

// JULY 26, 2017

The power of alternative sports for underserved youth | TEDxIEMadrid

The ‘New Normal’, as it stands, is a heightened level of inter connection within groups (social, peer, traits, and other) and how those groups currently interface with one another and the world at large. My work focused on how underserved youth – those most affected by…