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More than just resources

What is Sparkyard?

A FREE platform that connects entrepreneurs with resources and provides information about the local startup community through data analysis, guest blog posts and other informational sources.

A suite of tools designed for entrepreneurs

Growth Circut

Utilize this tool to determine the types of resources that are available and what types of assistance you might need depending on the stage of your company.

Spark Plan

Get a customized plan from a Sparkyard staff member that addresses your specific needs and comes with introductions to specific resource providers personnel.

Resource Navigator

A comprehensive database of local organizations that provide resources and tools to assist entrepreneurs in establishing and growing their businesses.

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Jobs Report

Startups play a significant role in job creation in Fort Worth and Tarrant County, with firms 0-1 years old accounting for almost 10% of the new jobs created in the county in 2018. In total, new firms in Tarrant County created 25,157 jobs in 2018.


Comparison Data

Where does Fort Worth rank inside and outside of Texas when compared to other cities? Fort Worth is now the 12th largest city by population, but how do we rank when comparing economic factors?


Startup Investment

Companies based in the City of Fort Worth raised an average of $17 million in early-stage funding from 2015-2020. An entrepreneur in Fort Worth can expect to raise $17 per person, while an entrepreneur in Austin can expect to raise $702 per person.

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