Marc Sparks is a highly successful American serial entrepreneur that presently heads Timber Creek Capital. He has created dozens of businesses in his career that have done extremely well. Additionally, some of his businesses have been terrible.
Sparks graduated in 1975 with a high school diploma and for over 35 years, he has been active as a businessman. He does not view his success as a matter of luck.
As a religious person, Sparks acknowledges that his success in business has been due to his hard work and faith in God. Sparks also does not gives up, if he is into a venture he always ensures that he is devoted to that venture until he achieves.
To document his story as a businessman and offer his lessons to other entrepreneurs, Marc Sparks recently put his experiences in a book. The book known as They Can’t Eat You is a detailed account of his success as an entrepreneur along with is bad moves in business.
By writing the book, Sparks aims to shade more light on his shortcomings as a businessman. The book is aimed at allowing other entrepreneurs to learn from his unsuccessful businesses.
He points out that prospective businesspeople have more to gain from his failures than his achievements.
Sparks emphasizes on the importance of making a meaningful presentation if an entrepreneur wants to make a difference when selling and business plan to a venture capitalist.
He notes that it is important for an entrepreneur to think of what to include in a presentation and what to expect from a presentation. To make a greater impact, Marc Sparks advices that an entrepreneur must make a point with each visual used. That is because time is valuable and every graphic should serve its purpose.
Secondly, an entrepreneur should tell a valid story with his/her data because proven research accompanied with data can make investors to be interested.
Additionally, the presentation should be kept simple and if an entrepreneur has a team, the members should be included in the presentation. Read more: Marc Sparks’s Books and Publications Spotlight and @msparks5010
They can be beneficial by showing the drive, passion, and professionalism. After investing in several firms in sectors like capital investments, real estate, and telecommunications, Mark recently formed Spark Tank.
About Spark Tank
Spark Tank is a social program that aims to empower social entrepreneurs to make a difference in the world. Due to Sparks’ affinity for exceptional entrepreneurs, he was convinced to support social entrepreneurs by Lynn.
She notified him that great social entrepreneurs exist with ideas that is funded; they can result in social success.
The objective of the initiative is to reap from the social benefits in the neighborhoods. That is by offering grants to the organizations and ensuring that they are accountable.
To apply, an organization must have a history of over two years. Only arts, human services, and animal services are eligible for the program that closes on July 15, 2016.
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