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.

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Founder & General Partner

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Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner

General Partner

General Partner

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General Partner

General Partner

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Recent Transactions
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Kabbage, Inc. purchases Orchard App, Inc. from Victory Park Capital Advisors LLC, Canaan Management, Inc., Spark Capital Partners LLC, P & L Advisors LLC, QED Investors LLC, Thomvest Ventures, Inc., Thrive Capital Management LLC, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, Inc., Conversion Capital LLC, Nyca Partners LLC

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Google, Inc., Alphabet, Inc. purchase Socratic, Inc. from Omidyar Network LLC, Shasta Ventures Management LLC, Spark Capital Partners LLC, Andreessen Horowitz LLC, BoxGroup (Venture Capital), Betaworks Investments LLC

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

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

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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 Matrix Management Corp., Spark Capital Partners LLC, Andreessen Horowitz LLC

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

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

Investments
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PreVeil, Inc. operates as a cybersecurity company. It offers PreVeil security, technology, PreVeil drive, PreVeil email and private key. The firm specializes in cybersecurity, cloud, software as a service, end to end encryption. The company was founded by Randy Battat, Sanjeev Verma and Raluca Ada Popa in 2015 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

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Alyk, Inc. manufactures customized tampons for feminine care. Its products include applicator tampons, ultra thin pads with wings, and ultra thin liners. The company was founded by Jordana Kier and Alexandra Friedman in 2014 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Alfred Club, Inc. provides a concierge service that manages weekly personal needs from third-party vendors such as dry cleaning, grocery shopping, and pick up cleaning services. Its platform enables users to automatically schedule, manage, and have household chores and other errands performed on their behalf. The company was founded by Marcela Sapone and Jessica Beck and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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