Marc Sparks: A Serial Entrepreneur and Venture Capitalists

Strange as it seems, formal education doesn’t guarantee success. For one to be successful; they need to have qualities of successful people. Precision, tenacity, attention to detail and great instincts are the qualities that have given Marc success in the field.

Marc Sparks is one of the renowned serial entrepreneurs. When he finished high school, he was involved in the establishment of different startups. Some of the startups grew into a multi-million business while others were just disastrous. It is evident Mark has not been successful in all his endeavors, but he chose to learn from the mistakes, and that is why he has been successful.

Being a serial entrepreneur, Marc has been able to start multiple businesses in different fields, although he is interested in telecommunication.

Marc takes an idea that has been regarded as risky, and he proceeds to establish a business model before launching the business. Most of the startups that he launches are either sold or handed over to a different management. However, Marc has a portfolio of companies managed by his Company Timber Creek Capital.

He is also a venture capitalist. Marc identifies businesses that wish to expand but does not have the capital to do so.

Marc is also a great boss as he leads by example. He establishes patterns that his employees can follow.

Documentation of his success and failures

Marc published a book ‘They Can’t Eat You.’ This is a book that gives detailed information on how he succeeded and the mistakes he committed. He tells people on how he established his insurance company and lost it after a ninety-day period. Marc has tasted failure in his businesses.

Unlike most of the entrepreneurs, Marc is not afraid to lose it all. This is because his attitude towards money is different from most people. Moreover, even he lost money; he will always find an idea and develop it into a successful business. The problem is not losing money; it is in getting back up after one falls.

To whom much is given, much is required

Marc Spark understands the need for social responsibility and the need to give back to the community. That is the reason why he has partnered with Samaritan Inn, a homeless shelter. The shelter provided accommodation to different people for five months. During this period, the residents are enrolled in a program that provides counseling, financial education, and health education.

Marc has also been involved with Habitat for Humanity which focuses on the construction of homes for the needy. Marc has given approximately a thousand computers to children from low-income families to help them overcome pervert. He supports American Can!

Marc enjoys fishing, hiking, hunting, biking, golf, and adventurous travel.