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The Business Life of Spark Tank’s founder, Marc Sparks

The story and success of Marc Sparks fascinates and inspires many upcoming business leaders and entrepreneurs. Marc is a native of Texas; born in Austin where he completed his academic studies in 1975 with a high school diploma.

Marc began creating startups immediately after graduating from high school and worked towards finding his path in the business world. He is a true self-made business person who has made huge profits from ventures in telecommunications, capital investments, and real estate.

Throughout his business career, Marc has been successful many times but also has encountered a lot of business failures. He reveals that failing in business has helped him remain humble. Marc is a serial entrepreneur who owns many businesses. He has been involved in one way or the other in the following companies.

Timber Creek Capital
The company was founded in 2000. This is a private equity firm that provides assistance to new companies. They assist companies with capital financing, legal and accounting services, office space and equipment’s, web and graphics development, marketing among other services to ensure that the companies are running efficiently.

Global tech solutions

According to Crunchbase, Marc Sparks was involved in this venture from 2001 to 2005. This company provided management services that helped clients with decision making and market analysis.

Splash Media
The company was begun in 2004 and is still operational. It is one of the largest providers of marketing media services. It specializes in the production of videos, SEM, programming, and SEO services.

Reliant Healthcare
It began as a physician-sponsored firm that offered managed healthcare. It also provided additional support for patient rehabilitation. Marc was involved in the organization from 2006 to 2011.

Agency Matrix
This company provided office solutions by helping firms adopt user-friendly and automatic tools management.

Cobalt real estate services
The company was started in 2009. It is a commercial and family residential sales and management company that operates exclusively in Texas.

Blue Jay Wireless
This is a prepaid telecommunications service provider that offer services to consumers with little or no income or persons who might have problems accessing credit and financial help.

Other companies that Marc Sparks has been involved with include Boxstar LLC, a company that advertises on shipping labels; Cardinal Telecom LLC, which is a national cellphone distributor; Bonn Oir, which manufactures handcrafted vodka, and Uncle Marc food delivery, which offers delivery services to local restaurants that do not have food delivery facilities.

His efforts and enthusiasm has earned him respect in Texas and nationally. Charitable works have also been a major part of Marc’s life. Over the years, he has dedicated his time and money in Spark Tank’s Samaritan Inn and has helped to shelter and feed hundreds of homeless people.

Together with Lynne Sipiora, they founded Spark Tank, an organization that helps develop social programs by funding innovative social service ideas and entrepreneurs.