VC  SparkLabs Global Ventures

     Office Locations:

3587 Lupine Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Phone: 650-454-5244



  • Early



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



    SparkLabs Group is comprised of the SparkLabs accelerator network, Asia's premier startup accelerators; SparkLabs Global Ventures, a global seed stage fund; SparkLabs Ventures, an early-stage fund (Series A & B) covering South Korea and SE Asia; SparkChain Capital, a blockchain focused early-stage fund; and SparkLabs Capital, a late stage investment vehicle. SparkLabs Global is a team of highly experienced entrepreneurs and operators based in London, Tel Aviv, Seoul, Singapore and Palo Alto, CA that will focus on helping entrepreneurs to develop, grow, network, and scale into other markets throughout the world. The founding partners are Bernard Moon, Net Jacobsson, Frank Meehan, Jimmy Kim, John Lee, and Jay McCarthy. In October of 2013, the firm launched a new $30 million seed-stage fund that will invest in early-stage companies looking to rapidly scale their innovations. SparkLabs Global Ventures was founded based on SparkLabs accelerator in South Korea, where the group has invested in 16 startups. SparkLabs launched (August 2017) a $50 million early-stage fund (Series A & B) primarily focused on South Korea.

    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
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    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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    Bernard Moon Co-Founder & Partner
    Frank Meehan Co-Founder & Partner
    Jared Carney Venture Partner
    Jessica Jackley General Partner
    John Lee Co-Founder & Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

      Arable Labs
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