VC  Spark Capital

https://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 $450 million early-stage venture fund and a $900 million venture growth fund. In total Spark has over $4 billion under management. 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 Boston, New York City, and 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
    Arnav Sahu Investor
    Bijan Sabet Co-Founder & General Partner
    Brian Watson Investor
    Clay Fisher Investor

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      11/15/2022


      Freight Farms


      MA


      $17,500,000


      Series B-3


      11/15/2022


      Descript


      CA


      $50,000,000


      Series C


      11/14/2022


      Owl Labs


      MA


      $25,000,000


      Series C


      08/11/2022


      Superblocks


      NY


      $37,000,000


      Venture


      08/04/2022


      Afresh Technologies


      CA


      $115,000,000


      Series B


      07/28/2022


      Switchboard


      CA


      $25,000,000


      Series A


      06/28/2022


      Heyday AI


      CA


      $6,500,000


      Seed


      06/23/2022


      Medallion


      CA


      $35,000,000


      Series C


      05/19/2022


      Noyo


      CA


      $45,000,000


      Series B


      04/05/2022


      Clarify Health


      CA


      $150,000,000


      Series D


      04/04/2022


      VideaHealth


      MA


      $20,000,000


      Series A


      03/22/2022


      Capitolis


      NY


      $110,000,000


      Series D


      03/21/2022


      RAMP


      MA


      $750,000,000


      


      03/02/2022


      Tenderly


      NY


      $40,000,000


      Series B


      02/27/2022


      Standard Metrics


      CA


      $23,700,000


      Series A


      02/03/2022


      Superpedestrian


      MA


      $125,000,000


      Debt and Equity Financing


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      1stdibs
        web link


      Academia.edu
        web link


      Affirm


      Afresh Technologies
        web link


      Andela
        web link


      Axis Security
        web link


      Behalf
        web link


      Benchling
        web link


      Benu Networks


      BloomNation
        web link


      Bond Street Marketplace
        web link


      Braze
        web link


      Cameo


      Capitolis
        web link


      Catalyst


      Clarify Health
        web link


      Cloud Tiger Media DBA Upworthy
        web link


      Clover Health
        web link


      Coinbase


      Consumer United
        web link


      Cover
        web link


      Covestor
        web link


      Deel


      Descript
        web link


      DoubleDub/ Timehop
        web link


      Drop Messages
        web link


      Earnin
        web link


      Everything But The House
        web link


      Feather
        web link


      Fireblocks
        web link


      Freight Farms
        web link


      Fundbox


      GetYourGuide
        web link


      Grammarly
        web link


      Group Commerce
        web link


      Handshake Network
        web link


      haven


      Hello Alfred
        web link


      Heyday AI
        web link


      Hivemapper
        web link


      Homeis
        web link


      IEX
        web link


      Instabase
        web link


      Instawork
        web link


      InVision
        web link


      Jana Mobile
        web link


      Jelly
        web link


      Justworks
        web link


      Kateeva
        web link


      Kitchensurfing
        web link


      Lightmatter
        web link


      Linkwell Health
        web link


      LOLA


      Mark43
        web link


      Medallion
        web link


      MightyTV
        web link


      MIRROR Fitness
        web link


      Nift
        web link


      Noyo
        web link


      Nylas
        web link


      Oculus VR
        web link


      Orchard Platform
        web link


      Outreach
        web link


      Owl Labs
        web link


      Panjo
        web link


      Panorama Education


      Particle
        web link


      peerTransfer
        web link


      Pendo
        web link


      Perch


      Plaid


      Postmates


      Privlo
        web link


      Proletariat
        web link


      Quaestor
        web link


      Quantopian
        web link


      RAMP


      Rapyd


      RDMD
        web link


      Reggora


      Rover.com
        web link


      SiFive
        web link


      Sift Science
        web link


      Signpost
        web link


      Slack


      SmartRent
        web link


      Smash.gg
        web link


      SmileDirectClub
        web link


      Socratic
        web link


      Sonder


      Sourcepoint


      Splash


      Stack Exchange
        web link


      Stack Overflow


      Standard Metrics
        web link


      Storefront
        web link


      Storenvy
        web link


      Storr
        web link


      Studs
        web link


      Superblocks
        web link


      Superpedestrian
        web link


      Switchboard
        web link


      Talkspace
        web link


      Tenderly
        web link


      TImehop
        web link


      Trello
        web link


      TrialSpark
        web link


      VideaHealth
        web link


      Warby Parker


      Wealthfront
        web link


      Wild Type
        web link


      Work Market
        web link


      X1
        web link


      Zazma
        web link


      Zeal
        web link


      Zum


     

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