NAME OF STARTUP: Sparrks
FOUNDED IN (Year): 2021
FOUNDER’S NAME: Nicolas Stephan & Jakob Hansen
THE IDEA: What is the problem being solved by your startup / business?:
Sparrks offers agile, one-on-one, and highly-effective business coaching to managers of all corporate levels. Individuals seeking to develop their leadership skills before Sparrks had to go through 10-16 sessions to complete a coaching journey.
With Sparrks, that journey consists of 2 to 4 coaching sessions, a solution that builds knowledge better and faster simultaneously. Customized to individual’s specific needs and present problems, Sparrks delivers premium value at a 50-75% lower cost than market average.
THE FOUNDER’S STORY: When and how did you come up with the idea for the business?:
Nicolas Stephan & Jakob Hansen came up with an idea of a business coaching with fewer coaching sessions than then market average during a casual discussion on an afternoon.
WHO IS THE CUSTOMER: What is the typical profile of your target customer? Where would they be located?:
Our customers all medium to big companies with branches mainly and across Europe.
LESSONS TO SHARE: What 3 key lessons from your startup journey you’d like to share with aspiring entrepreneurs?:
a) Be careful with whom you first hire.
b) Maintain confidence on the businessidea
c) Consider the bootstrap option.
HQ City: Berlin, Germany
Website URL: https://sparrks.io/en/
Number of Employees: 5-25