Spark Capital Founded 2001
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Total investments 145
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$26M
Portfolio companies 145
Rounds per year 7.25
Lead investments 117
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.42
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Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
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Banking
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Enterprise
Financial Services
FinTech
Marketplace
Summary

Spark Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2005. The main department of described VC is located in the Boston. The company was established in North America in United States.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Twitter, Slack Technologies, Coinbase. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Enterprise Software, E-Commerce. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The current fund was established by Paul Conway, Santo Politi, Todd Dagres. The overall number of key employees were 9.

The fund is constantly included in 25-48 deals per year. This Spark Capital works on 14 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2016. The average startup value when the investment from Spark Capital is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 36 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2019.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Spark Capital, startups are often financed by Tuesday Capital, Bezos Expeditions, Uncork Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Y Combinator, Tuesday Capital, Kleiner Perkins. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by T. Rowe Price, IVP (Institutional Venture Partners), Matrix Partners.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Fundbox
B2B
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
Software
Series B
50M10 Sep 2015 Panama, San Francisco
Nylas
Cloud Infrastructure
Communications Infrastructure
Developer APIs
Email
SaaS
Series B
25M23 Jun 2020 Panama, San Francisco
Nylas
Cloud Infrastructure
Communications Infrastructure
Developer APIs
Email
SaaS
Series B
16M22 Aug 2018 Panama, San Francisco
Orchard Platform
Crowdfunding
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Risk Management
Series A
12M21 Oct 2014 United States, New York
1stdibs
Art
E-Commerce
Fashion
Furniture
Marketplace
Online Auctions
Series D
76M28 Mar 2019 United States, New York
Wealthfront
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Personal Finance
Stock Exchanges
Wealth Management
Series E
75M04 Jan 2018 United States, Palo Alto
Brud
Apps
Artificial Intelligence
Robotics
Series B
125M14 Jan 2019 United States, Los Angeles
Owl Labs
Hardware
Intelligent Systems
Software
Video
Video Conferencing
Series B
15M17 Apr 2019 United Kingdom, Boston
SoundHouse
Music
Music Streaming
Seed
01 Jan 2016
Noyo
Health Care
Information Technology
Medical
Series A
12M28 Sep 2020 Panama, San Francisco
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