Spark Capital Partners LLC

Spark Capital Partners LLC

Spark Capital Partners LLC

Overview
Date Founded

2005

Headquarters

368 Clementina Street,San Francisco, CA 94103

Type of Company

Private

Employees (Worldwide)

11 - 50

Industries

Private Equity & Venture Capital
Other Business & Consulting Services
IT Consulting & Services
Appliances & Electronics
Accounting & Financial Services
Internet Software & Services
Investment Services & Portfolio Management

Company Description

Spark Capital Partners' investments focus on the conflux of the media, entertainment and technology industries. They seek to invest in early stage start-ups, generally in the first venture round, with emphasis on Internet and mobile investments. The firm may invest as little as $500,000 to partner closely with a founder at the seed stage or as much as $25 million to help an emerging winner establish category leadership. Spark looks at a potential investment through the eyes of the ultimate user it serves. They look for companies who concentrate on the consumer above all else. Spark's investment are not limited to any particular sector, but Spark tends to invest in marketplace, social network, SaaS business, mobile platform, advertising solutions, media, frontier, financial technology, consumer, commerce, and hardware companies.

Executives & Employees

Founder & General Partner

Founder

Founder & General Partner

Founder & General Partner

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner

General Partner

General Partner

General Partner

General Partner

General Partner

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Recent Transactions
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Automatic Data Processing, Inc. purchases WorkMarket, Inc. from Spark Capital Partners LLC, Accenture Ventures, Foundry Group LLC, Industry Ventures LLC, SoftBank Capital Partners LLC, Union Square Ventures

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Spotify Ltd., Spotify USA, Inc. purchase Mightytv, Inc. from Canaan Management, Inc., Spark Capital Partners LLC

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Bessemer Venture Partners, Pinterest, Inc., FirstMark Capital LLC, Andreessen Horowitz LLC purchase Jelly Industries, Inc. from Greylock Partners, Spark Capital Partners LLC, SV Angel LLC

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Advised onFacebook, Inc. purchases Oculus VR, Inc. from Spark Capital Partners LLC, Andreessen Horowitz LLC, Matrix Management Corp.

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Advised onAOL, Inc. purchases Adap.tv, Inc. from Gemini Capital Fund Management Ltd., Redpoint Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Spark Capital Partners LLC

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Advised onFacebook, Inc. purchases Oculus VR, Inc. from Spark Capital Partners LLC, Andreessen Horowitz LLC, Matrix Management Corp.

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Advised onFacebook, Inc. purchases Oculus VR, Inc. from Spark Capital Partners LLC, Andreessen Horowitz LLC, Matrix Management Corp.

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Advised onFacebook, Inc. purchases Oculus VR, Inc. from Spark Capital Partners LLC, Andreessen Horowitz LLC, Matrix Management Corp.

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Investments
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Lumi, Inc. produces tools that allow users to print their own custom designs on clothing, objects, and other surfaces. It also provides an on-demand manufacturing service for custom-made tools which include silk screens, rubber stamps, negatives, stencils and decals. The company was founded by Stephan Ango and Jesse Genet in 2009 and is headquartered in Sacramento, CA.

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Badiapp 2015 SL develops a mobile application to find apartments and rooms for rent. The company was founded by Trias De Bes Carlos Pierre on May 21, 2015 and is headquartered in Sabadell, Spain.

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Wealthfront is a software-based advisory firm that manages client investment accounts through the website www.wealthfront.com. The firm provides clients with financial advice that is based on Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT). MPT attempts to maximize a portfolio’s expected return for a given amount of portfolio risk, or equivalently minimize risk for a given level of expected return, by selecting the proportions of various asset classes rather than selecting individual securities. Wealthfront offers financial advisory services based on MPT. They create an investment plan and manage client portfolios by seeking to identify: (1) the optimal asset classes in which to invest (2) the most efficient ETFs or other investments to represent each of those asset classes (3) the ideal mix of asset classes based on the client’s specific risk tolerance (4) the most appropriate time to rebalance the client’s portfolio (5) for taxable non-retirement accounts, the use of tax efficient management at the appropriate times and (6) for clients who opt in and meet the required minimums, Wealthfront offers tax-loss harvesting strategies for taxable accounts.

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