Marc Grens

Entrepreneur in Residence




Marc Grens is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Future Founders. In this role, he works with our Future Founders Fellowship program and provides intensive coaching to our millennial founders.

Marc is the Co-Founder & President of DigitalMint, one of the largest on-demand bitcoin cash exchanges in the country that operates in nine states and plans to expand to over 25 states in 2017. He has 15 years of experience in the investment industry and a proven track record of making companies perform at a high level. Since 2011, he refocused his efforts to work with entrepreneurs, acting as a hands-on accelerator to help businesses grow. Marc held senior positions at Charles Schwab, HighTower Advisors, and Alpha Strategies. He serves on the advisory board for companies in the financial technology, business services and pet technology industries, and is also an active angel investor in the Chicago tech community. Marc received an MBA from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University, studying finance and economics, and received his BA from Illinois State University.