SparkLabs Global Ventures

SparkLabs Global Ventures promotes Jessica Jackley, co-founder of Kiva, to general partner

Jessica Jackley, co-founder of nonprofit microlending platform Kiva, has become a general partner at SparkLabs Global Ventures. Jackley was previously a venture partner at the firm, which focuses on s

SparkLabs launches $50M fund for promising early-stage startups in Korea

SparkLabs Group started in 2012 with a Seoul-based accelerator dedicated to boosting South Korea's then-nascent startup ecosystem. Now it’s going back to its roots with the launch of a $50 million f

SparkLabs launches its latest accelerator program in Taipei

Accelerator network SparkLabs opened its newest program today in Taipei. Headed by managing partner Edgar Chiu, SparkLabs Taipei will focus on preparing Taiwanese startups to enter other countries.

Fintech is playing the long game

Our team has been actively investing in fintech for the past two years. In addition to reading pitches from hundreds of companies and meeting with dozens, half of our team has worked in the finance se

SparkLabs Global Ventures Invests in the UK’s Code Kingdoms and Seoul’s MangoPlate

SparkLabs Global Ventures, which makes seed-stage investments in startups around the world, announced today that it has provided funding for two startups, Code Kingdoms and MangoPlate.

SparkLabs Global Ventures Closes First Investments In LawPal and Memebox, Adds Brian Behlendorf And Jonathan Teo As Advisors

Global seed-stage fund SparkLabs Global Ventures, which launched in October, has closed the first two investments. The $30 million fund seeks to identify and support promising startups around the worl