Let's ignite your passion

Welcome! Your being here, tells us that you are iconic and passionate about achieving success in your chosen field. The Spark Community is full of go-getters like yourself, who want to kickstart their entrepreneurial journey and take their business higher with our unlimited growth resources. The Spark will help you realize your dreams, carve a niche and build a legacy. The question is, are you fired up enough to start?

The Spark is a platform that ignites small and growing businesses, connecting them to the resources they need.

Knowing that you can succeed is easy. Charting the course to success is hard. That’s where we come in. We inspire individuals and organizations to discover, if they have not; develop, if they have discovered and deploy, if they have developed, their talents and potentials.

We know that once you discover that iconic trait, all you will need is access to the resources to help you achieve. That’s why we engage the best in the industry who are willing to join us on our journey to enlighten and empower a productive Africa. We don’t just show you how to make success happen. We help you believe that you’re capable of succeeding.

Joseph Agunbiade

Young people are really wasting around. Get to work and stop over thinking if your idea will work or not. The Spark is championing and taking ownership of this. You don't always need lots of funding to start. Use what's in your hand, people in your network, family and friends as source of funding, human resource, etc to start.

Joseph Agunbiade Founder, Univelcity

Millions have benefited…

The Spark honestly kickstarted my business properly by providing me with an empowerment grant for the purchase of major equipment which became a game changer for my brand. I’m still and will always be grateful to THE SPARK.

Funmi Tuoyo, Founder, Funmi Coconuts

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ABOUT US

The Spark is a social enterprise that bridges the gap between the small and growing businesses that need access to growth resources and the industry leaders, philanthropists, socially minded organizations and political leaders with the power to give such access.

OUR MISSION is to engage, enlighten and empower millions across Africa, connecting them to financial and non-financial resources, through the Ignite movement.

Meet the Team

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These are the torchbearers that bring you The Spark. They’re obsessed with impact, not just advice. Driving a mission that’s less about what we create and more about where we take you.

Interested in working with us? Check out our careers page.

Igniting Your Spark

We started The Spark because we believe that you don’t have to be a Tony Elumelu, or an Otedola to help the people around you. Our aim is to create a sustainable way to spread impact on a massive scale, by decentralising it.

To address this, we have created a platform where everyone can leverage the resources within our community to ignite the spark in each another.

One of our earliest defining moments was during The Spark Connect, when our very first empowerment partner and the first member of the Ignite movement, Ben Akabueze (currently the DG of the Budget Office for the Federal Republic of Nigeria), empowered Olamide Orefeko, a fashion entrepreneur, with a ₦100,000 cash grant through The Spark, in 2014.

The combined effect of her surprise gift and our excitement demonstrated to us, that we were right at the beginning of what would turn out to be massive IMPACT.

The whole essence of building a movement, creating products, striking partnerships and driving productivity, is to ensure that EVERY member of the movement experiences The Spark Effect – the attainment of what was once an aspiration.

This is how we define success.

WE’VE FEATURED HUNDREDS OF AFRICAN ICONS

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