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Investments

80

Portfolio Exits

9

Funds

5

About SparkLabs Global Ventures

SparkLabs Global Ventures, part of SparkLabs Group, is a global seed-stage investment fund that focuses on helping entrepreneurs to develop, grow, network, scale into other markets throughout the world.

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Palo Alto, California,

United States

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'Fuel the Future' Startup Challenge Launches to Encourage...

Feb 9, 2021

Share Article SparkLabs Clean Energy and SparkLabs Group Hosts a New Clean Energy Innovation Challenge for Startups Worldwide “Clean energy will power the world within the next 30 years. The faster we can build and move toward this future, the better off we'll all be. I'm really looking forward to being a part of something pushing this agenda forward," explained Jessica Jackley, Co-founder of Kiva.org. SINGAPORE (PRWEB)February 09, 2021 SparkLabs Clean Energy and SparkLabs Group ( http://www.sparklabsgroup.com ) is hosting a new clean energy startup challenge for any startup in the world. This would include any seed to Series B stage startup or nonprofit organization in the clean and sustainable energy space. The online applications opened on February 1, 2021 and interested entities can go to http://www.FuelTheFuture.co to apply. Prof Subodh Mhaisalkar, Governing Board Member at the EcoLabs Centre of Innovation for Energy, which is supporting SparkLabs Clean Energy Accelerator and hosted by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), said: “The ‘Fuel the Future’ Startup Challenge will increase the variety of potential start-ups, encouraging its participants to think out of the box when tackling global energy problems. This helps ensure that the best ideas and solutions are developed. The goals of the competition are also well aligned with NTU EcoLab’s aim of nurturing start ups to innovate, grow and thrive in the competitive energy sector.” Companies are allowed to apply until February 19th, 2021 and winners will be announced on March 8, 2021. The grand prize winner will receive entry to SparkLabs Clean Energy’s first batch and an investment up to $150,000. Additionally, they will be given the opportunity to present at SparkLabs Korea’s demo day event, which is the largest accelerator demo day in the world with over 3,000 attendees who gather in-person in Seoul. The “Fuel the Future” challenge will focus on these key aspects of the clean energy sector: carbon reduction, renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy storage, and transportation. There will also be additional recognition for entities from emerging markets and the nonprofit sector. Jessica Jackley, a Partner at SparkLabs Global Ventures and Co-founder of Kiva.org, explained, “Clean energy will power the world within the next 30 years. The faster we can build and move toward this future, the better off we'll all be. I'm really looking forward to being a part of something pushing this agenda forward.” About SparkLabs Clean Energy SparkLabs Clean Energy is a Singapore-based energy efficiency, circular economy, and carbon neutrality ecosystem accelerator that invests globally. This is a part of the SparkLabs Group, which is a network of startup accelerators and venture capital funds, and in partnership with the Ecolabs Centre of Innovation for Energy. They bring together start-ups and innovation with corporates, regulators, and industry organizations that make up a technology ecosystem to accelerate carbon neutrality and energy efficiency. About SparkLabs Group SparkLabs Group is a network of startup accelerators and venture capital funds that has invested in over 300 startups across 6 continents since 2013. SparkLabs Korea is the leading accelerator in South Korea along with SparkLabs Taipei in Taiwan and SparkLabs Cultiv8 in Australia respectively. SparkLabs Global Ventures is an early-stage fund that primarily invests in the U.S., SparkLabs Ventures is an early-stage for South Korea and SE Asia, and SparkLabs Global Capital is a late-stage vehicle. For more information, please visit http://www.sparklabsgroup.com Share article on social media or email: View article via:

SparkLabs Global Ventures Investments

80 Investments

SparkLabs Global Ventures has made 80 investments. Their latest investment was in Paywatch as part of their Seed VC on January 1, 2022.

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SparkLabs Global Ventures Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

1/13/2022

Seed VC

Paywatch

$5.25M

Yes

5

12/18/2018

Seed VC

Gideon Brothers

$1.95M

Yes

2

10/17/2018

Series A

LOGISPOT

$1.69M

Yes

2

9/21/2018

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

7/6/2018

Series A

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10

Date

1/13/2022

12/18/2018

10/17/2018

9/21/2018

7/6/2018

Round

Seed VC

Seed VC

Series A

Seed VC

Series A

Company

Paywatch

Gideon Brothers

LOGISPOT

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Amount

$5.25M

$1.95M

$1.69M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

5

2

2

10

10

SparkLabs Global Ventures Portfolio Exits

9 Portfolio Exits

SparkLabs Global Ventures has 9 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was MangoPlate on August 20, 2020.

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Exit

Companies

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Acquirer

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8/20/2020

Acquired

$99M

2

8/10/2018

Acquired

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$99M

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10

10/25/2017

Acquired

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$99M

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10

1/27/2017

Merger

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$99M

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10

6/8/2016

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

8/20/2020

8/10/2018

10/25/2017

1/27/2017

6/8/2016

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Merger

Acquired

Companies

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$99M

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Sources

2

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SparkLabs Global Ventures Fund History

5 Fund Histories

SparkLabs Global Ventures has 5 funds, including SparkLabs Korea Fund II LP.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

12/20/2018

SparkLabs Korea Fund II LP

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Open

$9M

1

11/15/2018

SparkLabs Taipei Fund I LP

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$99M

10

10/24/2013

SparkLabs Global Ventures Seed Stage Fund

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$99M

10

SparkChain Capital

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10

SparkLabs Pakistan Fund I

$99M

10

Closing Date

12/20/2018

11/15/2018

10/24/2013

Fund

SparkLabs Korea Fund II LP

SparkLabs Taipei Fund I LP

SparkLabs Global Ventures Seed Stage Fund

SparkChain Capital

SparkLabs Pakistan Fund I

Fund Type

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Status

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Amount

$9M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

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10

10

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SparkLabs Global Ventures Team

8 Team Members

SparkLabs Global Ventures has 8 team members, including current Founder, Net Jacobsson.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Net Jacobsson

Founder

Current

Jimmy Kim

Founder

Current

Jay McCarthy

Founder

Current

Frank Meehan

Inq Moblie, Horizons Ventures, Hutchison Whampoa, and Ericsson

Founder

Current

Bernard Moon

Founder

Current

Name

Net Jacobsson

Jimmy Kim

Jay McCarthy

Frank Meehan

Bernard Moon

Work History

Inq Moblie, Horizons Ventures, Hutchison Whampoa, and Ericsson

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Founder

Founder

Founder

Founder

Founder

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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