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May 12, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Talkspace Receives $2.5 Million from Spark Capital and SoftBank Capital to Reinvent Mental Health

 Current models of mental health therapy fail more than 60 percent of those in need of treatment. In fact, President Obama has called treating...

Oct 21, 2013, 10:00 ET

Superpedestrian Emerges from Stealth with $2.1 Million in Funding from Spark Capital

 Superpedestrian emerged from stealth mode today to announce a $2.1 million Series A round of funding from Spark Capital with participation...

Sep 03, 2013, 09:00 ET

Zazma Secures Funding from Sequoia Capital and Spark Capital

 Zazma, an innovator in providing short term financing for small businesses, today announced $10 million financing of venture equity from...

Jul 15, 2013, 08:00 ET

Mark43 Secures $1.95 Million from Lead Investors Spark Capital and General Catalyst

Mark43 (formerly known as Nucleik), an intuitive law enforcement information management software start-up, today announced the company has secured...

Feb 09, 2012, 09:00 ET

Nabeel Hyatt Joins Spark Capital

 Spark Capital ( announced today the addition of serial entrepreneur Nabeel Hyatt as Spark's first...

Jan 27, 2012, 14:38 ET

Spark Capital Names Mo Koyfman General Partner

Spark Capital ( today announced the promotion of Mo Koyfman to general partner. Koyfman, who joined Spark Capital as...

Apr 08, 2009, 09:00 ET

Spark Capital Endorses Brownsberger-Jehlen Bill to Eliminate Non-compete Clauses in Massachusetts

Non-compete Clauses Stifling the Emergence of Promising Young Companies Spark Capital, a venture capital firm with investments focusing on the...

Mar 25, 2009, 09:15 ET

Spark Capital Launches Start@Spark Initiative

Seed Funding Program to Stimulate Innovation and Entrepreneurship Spark Capital, a venture capital firm with investments focusing on the conflux...

Jan 22, 2009, 09:00 ET

Spark Capital Promotes Alex Finkelstein to General Partner

Spark Capital, a venture capital firm with investments focusing on the conflux of the media, entertainment and technology industries, today...

Jan 03, 2008, 00:00 ET

5min Receives $5 Million in Series A Financing from Spark Capital

BOSTON and TEL-AVIV, Israel, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- 5min (, the "how-to" video website, today announced it has received $5...

Jul 17, 2007, 01:00 ET

Spark Capital Closes Its Second Fund at $360 Million

BOSTON, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Spark Capital today announced the closing of its second fund, Spark II. Building on the success of Spark I, the...

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