When Marc Sparks was in high school in Austin, Texas, he was barely able to maintain a ‘C’ average. However, that has not prevented him from becoming a successful entrepreneur and a very generous philanthropist. In a business career the spans more than 4 decades, Sparks has founded and run dozens of companies and generated hundreds of millions of dollars in income. But it has not always been easy. Marc Sparks had lots of struggles to overcome. He credits God for helping him to make his life a success and it has motivated him to share his good fortune with has many people as possible.
And Sparks has been helping others for a very long time. He has been providing help to the homeless at the Samaritan House in Dallas, Texas. The organization houses about 160 residents. The residents are provided with health programs, job placement, financial education, family services and counseling. On average, residents remain at the Samaritan House for five months before getting a place of their own. He has also provided more than 1000 computers to at-risk youth through Sparky’s Kids, his non-profit organization. Sparks also works with the American Can! Academy for high school kids and volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and many other non-profit groups.Learn more : http://thebrotalk.com/bro-recommendations/dallas-entrepreneur-marc-sparks-spills-must-visit-list-wineries-dfw/
One of the many companies Marc Sparks founded was Timber Creek Capital. The company had provided venture capital to numerous start-up companies. Two of the companies in which he made significant capital investments were Cardinal Telecon LLC and Blue Jay Wireless, two cell phone companies. He also offered business planning, strategy, expert insight and funds and created a variety of businesses including a software company, several restaurants, an auto insurance company, GlobalTec Solutions, Splash Media, Reliant Healthcare, Agency Matrix, Cobalt Real Estate Services, Uncle Marc Food Delivery and many others.
Marc Sparks credits his success to his focus, faith, savvy monetization, passion, tenacity, a sense of urgency and the grace of God. His love for mentoring budding entrepreneurs has moved him to create a business incubator to provide many of them with capital, office space, support staff, equipment and help with accounting, marketing, legal issues, web development, customer service and more. He has been instrumental in helping many new businesses to succeed. He has also helped the entrepreneurs to navigate the complex path to success with which they are faced.Learn more : http://sparktankdfw.com/
To help as many budding entrepreneurs as possible, Marc Sparks has written a book called ‘They Can’t Eat You‘. In it he shares the many struggles he had to overcome. It contains pearls of wisdom and is designed to inspire entrepreneurs to follow their dreams no matter the obstacles they face. It can be a very valuable resource for entrepreneurs.