Today we are excited to announce that we have led Co — Star’s $15m Series A funding round, and I will be joining the board.

Why are we excited? We believe that astrology, which has existed for thousands of years, provides a shared language that people use as a tool…


Today we are excited to announce our investment in X1 Card — a smart credit card designed for the modern world.

The thing we use most in our financial lives is our credit card. We are asked for it everywhere and save it all over the Internet in apps and…


Welcoming Natalie Sandman to Spark

We are delighted to welcome Natalie Sandman to Spark. She is joining our early-stage investing team in our San Francisco office.

Since day one at Spark, nearly 15 years ago, we’ve been obsessed with magical products — believing products can create markets, not just find…


Better paper, Better thinking

Today I am excited to welcome reMarkable to the Spark family as the lead investor in their Series A funding round. reMarkable is a digital paper tablet that delivers the experience of real paper, and yet, is still connected to the digital world.

reMarkable is a single-purpose device with a…


Anyone with an Instagram account knows that quickly, seemingly overnight, the experience of finding great products tailored to our specific needs and demographics has become incredibly easy. In fact, you could argue that these days, products find the people. …


If you were to list the characteristics that make companies feel like “Spark investments,” at the top of that list would be a product experience so well designed that every attention to detail you uncover gets you more and more excited to a point where you awkwardly start laughing out…


At Spark we work as a team when looking at companies to make an investment in. As we were learning more about Lola’s product and market, there was one thing that struck all of us immediately. …


Enjoying our photos at home

Why is it that we take more photos than ever, but we don’t enjoy them in our homes?

We have countless ways to share photos with people. Countless ways to make our photos look beautiful. Still, there is no good way to consume our own photos in our homes.

We…


In 2008 I made my first investment in Evan Williams, not with my money, but with my future. I had spent the previous decade working on the promise of mobile and now it seemed like the stars were aligning.

The iPhone was more than a toy, text messaging was exploding…

Kevin Thau

General partner at Spark Capital

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