Marc Sparks is an American businessman who does not attribute his success to mere luck. He instead says that success is as a result of hard work and determination. Having faced failure several times, he says that it keeps him on his toes and does not see himself above other people.
To inspire other people to be like him, he has published a book called They Can’t Eat You and uses his life as an example. Marc Sparks was not a bright student is school and graduated with a C grade. This did not discourage him. He put a lot of effort and is today known as an investor, philanthropist, and entrepreneur.
Marc Sparks has invested in several businesses and hence the title serial entrepreneur. Some of these businesses can be found in the telecommunication, real estate, and finance industries. He is a renowned venture capitalist meaning that he funds other people’s ideas and gets to profit in the process.
For your idea to receive funding by Marc Sparks, it must meet the following criteria. First, you must show some faith and pride in the product you are offering. Second, the product must be simple and straight to the point. Thirdly, he requires you to have a business strategy in your mind at all times. Finally, for you to receive some funding from Marc Sparks, the product you are offering must be unique and difficult to replicate by competitors.
Marc Sparks does not keep all the money he makes for himself but donates some to the less privileged. Being based in Dallas, Texas, Marc contributes for the Samaritan Inn. This is a homeless shelter in the area, and he has been involved with this organization since the 1980s.
Other than the Samaritan Inn, Marc Sparks is involved with the American Can! Academy. This is a network of magnets schools, and he is involved with raising fees for children from a poor background and supporting them with learning materials such as books and computers. Finally, on the issue concerning philanthropy, he is involved with the Sparky’s Kid Foundation where he helps poor kids. Marc has also built homes for the homeless with the Habitat for Humanity in the past.
As of today, Marc is involved with several companies. This includes Timber Creek Capital and Splash Media where he occupies the position of chief executive officer. Some of his roles with Timber Creek Capital involves providing financial assistance for his clients. Financial assistance can take many forms from capital, equipment, office space as well as banking services and marketing.
He is also involved with other firms such as Bonn Oir, Blue Jay Wireless, Cobalt Real Estate, and Agency Matrix. Among the things that define him is a good work ethic and a never say never attitude.