SPARK Schools Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2012

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 657


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Series C

  • Investors
  • 8

SPARK Schools General Information


Operator of educational institutions intended to provide learning spaces and environments for the teaching of students. The company's schools offers blended learning models, adaptive software, and individualized learning, enabling students to advance in their careers by getting proper educational training.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Other Industries
Educational Software
Corporate Office
  • 1 Sturdee Avenue
  • Rosebank
  • Johannesburg, 2196
  • South Africa
+27 010 000 0000

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SPARK Schools Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. Later Stage VC (Series C) 04-Feb-2021 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC (Series B) 01-Oct-2016 00.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC 01-Jan-2015 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC (Series A) 01-May-2014 $3.7M $4.25M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Angel (individual) 01-Jan-2012 $549K $549K Completed Startup
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SPARK Schools Executive Team (6)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Stacey Brewer Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Paul Spuy Chief Financial Officer & Manager of Recruitment & Talent Acquisition
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SPARK Schools Board Members (1)

Name Representing Role Since
Katelyn Donnelly Pearson Ventures Board Member 000 0000
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SPARK Schools Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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SPARK Schools Investors (8)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Creadev PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation Limited Partner Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Omidyar Network Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
The ELMA Foundation Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
WDB Investment Holdings PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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SPARK Schools FAQs

  • When was SPARK Schools founded?

    SPARK Schools was founded in 2012.

  • Who is the founder of SPARK Schools?

    Stacey Brewer and Ryan Harrison are the founders of SPARK Schools.

  • Who is the CEO of SPARK Schools?

    Stacey Brewer is the CEO of SPARK Schools.

  • Where is SPARK Schools headquartered?

    SPARK Schools is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.

  • What is the size of SPARK Schools?

    SPARK Schools has 657 total employees.

  • What industry is SPARK Schools in?

    SPARK Schools’s primary industry is Educational and Training Services (B2C).

  • Is SPARK Schools a private or public company?

    SPARK Schools is a Private company.

  • What is SPARK Schools’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for SPARK Schools is 000000.

  • How much funding has SPARK Schools raised over time?

    SPARK Schools has raised $13.7M.

  • Who are SPARK Schools’s investors?

    Creadev, Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation, Omidyar Network, The ELMA Foundation, and WDB Investment Holdings are 5 of 8 investors who have invested in SPARK Schools.

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