Heartland Ventures is a venture capital firm that connects high-growth startups with our Midwestern corporate LPs and customer base.
Max Brickman, founder of Heartland Ventures, discusses his unconventional approach to venture capital investing on Tech Nest. Brickman has an incredible background as an operator, and that experience has helped him rethink the approach to venture capital. All the way from the investors he partners with all the way to how his firm determines what companies to invest in.
More about Max and Heartland Ventures
Heartland Ventures is an unconventional venture capital firm focused on connecting startups from traditional tech hubs to industrial corporations in America’s heartland. Founded in 2016, Heartland has over $100 million under management and has invested in 14 high-performing portfolio companies.
Max is the Managing Director of Heartland Ventures, which he founded in 2016. He manages the fund’s relationships with other venture capital partners and oversees key investment decisions with the Heartland team. He was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2022.