Spark Capital is a venture capital firm that partners with exceptional entrepreneurs seeking to build disruptive,
Founded in 2005 by Todd Dagres, Santo Politi and Paul Conway, Spark Capital is a tight-knit group of partners managing approximately $1,500,000,000 across four funds. Headquartered in Boston, we maintain an office in New York City and invest across the globe. Whether you need $250,000 in seed funding or $25,000,000 to establish category leadership, we can work with you.
Spark invests across a number of key market segments including: advertising & monetization, commerce & services, cloud & infrastructure, social, mobile and content. We don’t simply study these markets; we are active users of the products in which we invest. Spark’s portfolio includes companies such as Twitter, Tumblr, Foursquare, AdMeld, OMGPOP, ThePlatform and 5Min. The Spark team has previously backed notable companies such as Akamai Technologies, Qtera, Aether Systems and Novatel Wireless.
Partnering with exceptional entrepreneurs is Spark’s first principle. From first time founders to seasoned entrepreneurs, we strive to work with individuals who aim to fundamentally transform important markets or create entirely new ones. We leverage our wide-ranging experiences, honed product & business instincts and extensive networks to help entrepreneurs build great companies.