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, US
Founded2005
Websitesparkcapital.com
Spark Capital was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in San Francisco, 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, US (HQ)
332 Pine St Floor 7, San Francisco
Boston, US
137 Newbury St 8th Floor
New York, US
165 Mercer St
San Francisco, US
368 Clementina St, San Francisco
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Spark Capital News and Updates

Spark Capital leads $3.3m round into Boston-based, on-demand life sciences marketplace Clora

 On-demand labor marketplaces have been around for decades on the internet. Paying someone to identify a cat using Amazon Mechanical Turk or hiring someone to program a quick website on Upwork is easy — post a job, select someone, pay a few bucks and you’re done. While hiring individuals is reasonab…

Spark Capital adds new hire for San Francisco team

Venture firm Spark Capital has added Yasmin Razavi to its growth team in San Francisco, according to a blog post. Her work background includes stints at Snap Inc, Index Ventures and McKinsey & Company.

Spark Capital leads Series B round for Freight Farms

Boston-based Freight Farms, a provider of high-yield crop production, has raised $7.3 million in Series B funding, according to a blog post. Spark Capital led the round.

Spark Capital Online and Social Media Presence

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Spark Capital Blogs

Bigger fish to fry: announcing Wild Type’s Series A

Source: New York Times (link)Today, we’re delighted to share that our portfolio company Wild Type has raised a $12.5M Series A round led by CRV. Spark, Root Ventures, and other existing investors doubled down, and Maven Ventures also joined as a new investor in the round.We’re excited to welcome CRV…

Welcome Tray

We’re delighted to welcome Tray.io to the Spark Capital family as the lead investor in their $37M series B. As enterprises rapidly adopt cloud-based applications, making these numerous tools work together seamlessly poses many challenges. The need for a powerful, yet flexible platform for business u…

Owl Labs

I am very happy to announce our investment in Owl Labs.If you were in our Boston conference room a few years ago, you would have seen at least six cameras around the round the room, cables hanging all over the place and a matrix switcher towards the end of the table. Our receptionist would have set …

You Look Good.

Welcome, Glossier!They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. In a world of infinite choice and immediate access, how does a beauty company cater to the expectations of their beholders? How does a beauty brand cut through the cacophony of direct to consumer upstarts? How do you build a profi…

Spark invests in Overtime

Last fall, Dan Porter and I met up for coffee near the Manhattan Bridge, just a few blocks away from his office. I was anxious to hear how things were going at his company, Overtime. I always love catching up Dan (we worked together at OMGPOP several years ago).We were interrupted a few times as var…

Welcome, SmileDirectClub!

We are thrilled to be partnering with SmileDirectClub, alongside our friends at CD&R and Kleiner Perkins.Nothing gets our partnership more excited than exceptional teams with ambitious missions delivering unique and magical product experiences. This spans from digital products like Twitter, Slac…
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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.