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Montana Butsch, Founder of spotivity

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 make the best decisions about how to use time outside of school. […]

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Montana Butsch discusses how the Spotivity App helps Chicago’s youth and parents

March 6, 2020

Montana Butsch discusses 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. […]

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Tech Trends: Spotivity Allows Teens to Find Needed Resources Online

February 15, 2020

Tech Trends: 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. […]

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Montana Butsch of Spotivity

September 9, 2019

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, a) maximize afterschool time involvement for […]

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A New Chicago Startup Is Helping Teens Find After-School Activities

August 26, 2019

A New Chicago Startup Is Helping Teens Find After-School Activities

With summer fast approaching, many of Chicago’s teenagers will soon be out of school and looking for activities to keep them occupied. To help them fill their free time with useful and purposeful activities, a Chicago entrepreneur has built a platform that helps teens and their parents […]

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Search & Find After School Programs in Chicago with Spotivity app

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. Chicago-born Montana calls himself a “chameleon,” because […]

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

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 and fulfilled for three months. It may seem like a daunting task, which is why serial entrepreneur Montana Butsch built a new platform to help do just that. […]

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Alumni stories: ‘Entrepreneurship is the best way to have an impact’

November 20, 2018

Alumni stories: ‘Entrepreneurship is the best way to have an impact’

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 in the South and West sides of Chicago. […]

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Montana Butsch is Changing the Way Youth Access After-School Activities

October 25, 2018

Montana Butsch is 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 […]

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The power of alternative sports for underserved youth |  TEDxIEMadrid

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 […]

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