Marc Sparks is an established American businessman and a successful venture capitalist. He has successfully started many companies in his career and has also assisted other businesses in finding their own path to success. Marc has made a mark in the telecommunication industry, where he has been involved with companies like Splash Media and Blue Ray Wireless. He also has investments in real estate, venture investing and offering business solutions.
Marc is the owner and founder of Timber Creek Capital, a company that specializes in nurturing budding businesses and providing them with the necessary resources, be it access to capital, office space and mentor-ship. Having started successful businesses himself, Marc has the knowledge and the right skills to pass on to other aspiring business persons. He founded the company on the foundation of the belief that a favorable working environment accounts for no less than 25% of the business’s raw materials for success.
Every business reaches a point where it requires outside investment to take the next step. That is where venture capitalists like Marc Sparks come in handy. For a venture capitalist to invest in a business, they need to be convinced about the business’s uniqueness and potential to prosper. A venture capitalist will also need to know how their money will be used to improve the business. The biggest part of the convincing process will also depend on the presentation. To get the attention of a venture capitalist like Marc Sparks, the presentation ought to be brief and to the point. Involving the whole team is also necessary.
Marc is currently in the process of writing a book titled “They Can’t Eat You.” There he details his personal journey that is characterized by both failures and successes. He aims to inspire others and to prove that anyone has the ability to succeed no matter where they come from. Marc’s story is a testament to this fact, having transformed from a C student to a successful entrepreneur.
Apart from business, Marc is also a philanthropist. He has been involved in a number of charity ventures in Dallas. They include a homeless center- Samaritan Inn and a high school magnet program- American Academy. He has also built homes to assist the homeless in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity. Marc attributes his success in business to qualities such as faith, tenacity, savvy of monetization, passion, focus and a sense of urgency.