VC  Spark Capital

http://www.sparkcapital.com





     Office Locations:

137 Newbury Street, 8th Floor
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: 617-830-2000
Fax: 617-830-2001

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Stages:

  • Early
  • Growth
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet
  • Sports & Entertainment

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    Description:

    Founded in 2005, Spark Capital invests in companies at all stages of their life cycle. The firms most recent funds include a $400 million early-stage venture fund and a $600 million venture growth fund. In total Spark has $3 billion under management. Spark Capital invests in portfolio companies of all stages of development. Spark targets products that define a new category and enable applications and services that couldn't exist without the infrastructure and platforms they provide. The firm typically appoints one of its members to sit on the board of directors for its portfolio companies. Spark considers investments ranging from $250,000 in seed funding or $25,000,000. Spark invests across a number of key market segments including: advertising & monetization, commerce & services, cloud & infrastructure, social, mobile and content. Spark maintains offices in the Back Bay in Boston, Astor Place in New York City, and SoMA in San Francisco.


     

    Funds:


      Fund Name


      Amount


      Date

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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    Alex Finkelstein General Partner
    Andrew Parker Principal
    Bijan Sabet General Partner
    Jeremy Philips Founder and General Partner
    Mo Koyfman General Partner

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      01/04/2018


      Wealthfront


      CA


      $75,000,000


      


      12/12/2017


      Affirm


      CA


      $200,000,000


      Series E


      11/09/2017


      Panorama Education


      MA


      $16,000,000


      Series B


      11/01/2017


      InVision


      NY


      $100,000,000


      Series E


      10/10/2017


      Andela


      NY


      $40,000,000


      Series C


      09/08/2017


      Talkspace


      NY


      $31,000,000


      Series C


      08/10/2017


      Coinbase


      CA


      $100,000,000


      Series D


      08/02/2017


      Smash.gg


      CA


      $11,000,000


      Series A


      07/19/2017


      Particle


      CA


      $20,000,000


      Series B


      07/13/2017


      Rover.com


      WA


      $65,000,000


      Venture


      07/13/2017


      Pendo


      NC


      $25,000,000


      Series C


      06/06/2017


      Freight Farms


      MA


      $7,300,000


      Series B


      05/09/2017


      Grammarly


      CA


      $110,000,000


      Growth


      05/08/2017


      SiFive


      CA


      $8,500,000


      Series B


      01/25/2017


      Sourcepoint


      NY


      $16,000,000


      Series B


     

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      1stdibs
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      5 min
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      8D World
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      Academia.edu
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      Adkeeper
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      Admeld
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      Affirm
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      Altius Education
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      Andela
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      Apap.TV
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      Aviary
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      Behalf
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      Benu Networks
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      BloomNation
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      Bond Street Marketplace
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      Boxee
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      Bug Labs Contextin
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      Buzzwire
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      Cloud Tiger Media DBA Upworthy
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      Clover Health
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      Coinbase
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      Consumer United
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      Cover
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      Covestor
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      DoubleDub/ Timehop
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      Drop Messages
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      Eqal
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      Etoro
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      Everything But The House
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      Exfm
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      Fitorbit
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      Foursquare
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      Freight Farms
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      Frontier Stragety Group
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      Fundbox
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      GDGT
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      GetYourGuide
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      Grammarly
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      Group Commerce
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      haven


      Hivemapper
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      IEX
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      Inform
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      Intune
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      InVision
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      IPWireless
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      Jana
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      Jana Mobile
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      Jelly
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      Kateeva
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      KickApps
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      Kik
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      Kit Digital
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      Kitchensurfing
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      Lexity
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      Linkwell Health
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      LOLA
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      Mandaly Media
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      Mark43
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      Menara Networks
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      MightyTV
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      Next New Networks
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      Nift
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      Onswipe
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      Orchard Platform
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      Panjo
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      Panorama Education
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      Particle
        web link


      peerTransfer
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      Pendo
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      Plaid
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      Postmates
        web link


      Privlo
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      Quantopian
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      Rover.com
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      Runkeeper
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      Sendme
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      SiFive
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      Sift Science
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      Signpost
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      Sincerely
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      Skillshare
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      Slack
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      Smash.gg
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      Socratic
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      Sonder
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      Sourcepoint
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      Splash
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      Stack Exchange
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      Storefront
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      Storenvy
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      Superpedestrian
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      Svpply
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      Talkspace
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      Tashtego
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      Theplatform
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      TImehop
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      Trello
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      Wayfair
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      Wealthfront
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      Zazma
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