Marc Sparks, Sparking Hope Through Entrepreneurship
Marc Sparks has been the motivating force and the creative intelligence behind at least fifteen entrepreneurial adventures and startup companies. He has done it all with a spirit of humility and willingness to help others as he strives for success. Even in losing he is a winner because he is able to start all over again because of his faith and drive.
The latest program Marc has developed is called Spark Tank .This is a program that Marc was inspired to create to provide a vehicle for social innovation. He has a goal to improve how people connect both online and face-to-face. Spark Tank educates people to build a connected and creative community by providing mentoring in readily absorbed segments. His companies illustrate his dedication to hard work. Marc will never ask an employee to do something he will not.
In school Marc Sparks was not a stand out student, but rather was only average. He had a solid C+ high school career and never attended college. He is far from average today. Marc Sparks is well known for his involvement in telecommunications, investing, and venture capital along with real estate in the Dallas and Fort Worth area. His conviction is that anyone can become successful in business. Learn more about Marc Sparks: http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1132595
Marc Sparks gives back to his community. He is more than a businessman and does more than just lecture. He is heavily involved with the building of homes with Habitat for Humanity. Other philanthropies that he supports include The Samaritan Inn, a homeless shelter in the area and a Dallas high school magnet, American Can!
Marc’s goal is to inspire success in others. He is motivated by faith as well as his business skill and drive. Marc has written a book to show his pathway from being a C student to being a successful business man. They Can’t Eat You is available in hardback and paperback as well as online. He shares both his wins and losses in business with those who want to learn. Read more: They Can’t Eat You: My Unorthodox Path To Outrageous Success
The Spark Tank is Marc’s new inspiration for mentoring business startups. He was inspired by a friend and co-collaborator Lynne Sipora to offer means for social services executives who have fresh ideas to apply for grant money.
The winner of each round will receive a $5000 grant for their venture. After the three rounds this year the winners will compete for an additional Grand Prize. The Spark Tank is sparking hope for social service agencies in and around the Dallas area. Marc Sparks gives back.