Spark Capital Promotes Alex Finkelstein to General Partner
"Alex has real talent for uncovering emerging trends, recognizing new businesses with real potential, and partnering with exceptional entrepreneurs," said
Before joining Spark Capital, Finkelstein was the creator and producer of several television shows and Internet properties that he sold to major networks, including FOX, E!, Discovery, ITV1 (U.K.) and Yahoo. Finkelstein also served as a Principal for Seed Capital Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm that was formed in partnership with Softbank. Before joining Seed Capital Partners, Finkelstein was an Associate at GrandBanks Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm that was also formed in partnership with Softbank. He also previously served as a senior venture capital research associate with Cambridge Associates. Finkelstein is a graduate of
"The world of converging digital media and technology is rapidly evolving as disruptive, new businesses emerge," said Finkelstein. "Highly passionate entrepreneurs who are building transformative companies are the key to building these new businesses. As a General Partner at Spark Capital, I look forward to continuing to forge relationships with the industry's top entrepreneurs and working with them to push innovative companies to the forefront of adoption and recognition."
About Spark Capital
Spark Capital is a venture capital firm focused on building businesses that transform the distribution, management and monetization of media and content. Spark's General Partners are successful natives of the media and technology industries and have proven track records identifying and actively building market-leading companies in sectors including infrastructure (Qtera, RiverDelta, Aether Systems, Broadbus and BigBand), networks (College Sports Television, TVONE and XCOM) and services (Akamai and the Platform). With a deep network that spans technology and media, investing and operations, Spark Capital provides world-class entrepreneurs and revolutionary companies with the resources to succeed in today's marketplace. Spark Capital has
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