Spark Capital

Spark Capital is an early and growth-stage venture capital firm. It partners with entrepreneurs who make products and services for consumers as well as business people. The firm is focused on technology startups in the entertainment, media, and mobile markets.

TypeInvestor
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Founded2005
Websitesparkcapital.com
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Spark Capital was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Spark Capital

Megan Quinn

Megan Quinn

General Partner
Alex Finkelstein

Alex Finkelstein

General Partner
Bijan Sabet

Bijan Sabet

General Partner
Kevin Thau

Kevin Thau

General Partner
Nabeel Hyatt

Nabeel Hyatt

General Partner
Santo Politi

Santo Politi

Founder and General Partner
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Spark Capital Office Locations

Spark Capital has offices in San Francisco, Boston and New York
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
332 Pine St Floor 7, San Francisco
Boston, MA, US
137 Newbury St 8th Floor
New York, NY, US
165 Mercer St
San Francisco, CA, US
368 Clementina St, San Francisco
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Spark Capital News and Updates

Spark Capital decides to “sever all ties” with David Dobrik’s Dispo app weeks after leading investment

Venture capital firm Spark Capital has decided to ‘sever all ties’ with Dispo, a photo-sharing app co-created by famous YouTuber David Dobrik. The move, announced by the firm late Sunday, was triggered by a recent investigation by Business Insider that exposed recent allegations from a woman who sai…

Venture capital firm Spark Capital says it's severing ties with David Dobrik's new photo app Dispo

Summary List PlacementDispo, the photo-sharing app co-created by YouTuber David Dobrik, is in trouble after venture capital company Spark Capital decided to sever ties with the company. On Sunday evening, the company tweeted: "In light of recent news about the Vlog Squad and David Dobrik, the cofo…

Leading Venture Capital Fund, Spark Capital and MUIP Investing $20 Million in Liquidity Capital at a $100 Million Valuation

The investment will be utilized to accelerate Liquidity's unique forecasting and underwriting technology development and to both establish and expand its businesses globally, with particular attention to Asia and the United States. Meitav Dash is expected to book a $20-$25 million profit for its ear…

The big winner of Uber's $2.65 billion Postmates acquisition is Spark Capital, a small VC firm that's enjoying a streak of hits in a gloomy 2020.

Spark Capital was one of the big winners when Uber announced its acquisition of restaurant delivery service Postmates for $2.6 billion on Monday. The venture capital firm has invested in other major hitters in the startup world, including Slack, Plaid, and Mirror, the fitness tech startup that was…

Teooh virtual gathering platform raises more funding from Spark Capital, General Catalyst

Teooh Inc., an avatar-based mobile app virtual gathering platform, today announced that its total funding has reached $4.5 million with further participation from Spark Capital and General Catalyst. The announcement follows the initial beta launch of the platform in April. Teooh’s platform operates…
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Spark Capital Online and Social Media Presence

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Spark Capital Blogs

Reinventing the Hotel

We at Spark are proud to announce we’ve led the $10m Series A round in Sonder, and are excited to get to work with Francis and his team on reinventing the hotel.We travel to experience another place in all its uniqueness. The success of AirBnb and other short-term rental marketplaces over the last 8…

Hallway Chat -Episode 1, Season 8

Hallway Chat (Episode 1, S8)Bijan and I recorded our first podcast of 2021 this week. And this time we were joined by our new Spark colleague, Brian Watson.https://medium.com/media/51468f36c676323290067604d71a11de/hrefIn todays show we discussed: Apple and service-based software releasing the PS5 an…

Our Investment in X1 Card

Today we are excited to announce our investment in X1 Card — a smart credit card designed for the modern world.The thing we use most in our financial lives is our credit card. We are asked for it everywhere and save it all over the Internet in apps and on websites. The Apple card is lovely, but it i…

Welcoming Brian Watson to Spark

We are delighted to announce that Brian Watson has joined us on the early-stage investing team at Spark Capital. He’ll be based out of our San Francisco office — though, for the moment, that means online video, of course.Brian comes to Spark from Apple, where he rose the ranks quickly and was referr…

Partnering with Relay Payments

We are thrilled to partner with Relay Payments alongside our friends at Addition and Ribbit Capital.Relay Payments is building an electronic payment network for the transportation, logistics and supply chain industries. The company’s founders, Ryan Droege and Spencer Barkoff, have spent the last sev…

Partnering with MessageBird

We are thrilled to partner with MessageBird on its Series C financing announced this morning.At Spark, we believe that consumer expectations around business communication are shifting rapidly. The next generation of consumers will no longer accept waiting on hold for hours before talking to an agent…
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Spark Capital Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Spark Capital founded?

    Spark Capital was founded in 2005.

  • Who are Spark Capital key executives?

    Spark Capital's key executives are Megan Quinn, Alex Finkelstein and Bijan Sabet.

  • Where is Spark Capital headquarters?

    Spark Capital headquarters is located at 332 Pine St Floor 7, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Spark Capital offices?

    Spark Capital has offices in San Francisco, Boston and New York.

  • How many offices does Spark Capital have?

    Spark Capital has 4 offices.