A look at Sparkyard in 2021

Sparkyard held its grand opening during the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Week. We thought this would be a great opportunity to see how 2021 shook down with some general stats and entrepreneurial assistance. 

Total number of off topic YouTube videos watched during meetings: 528 

Total number of website Users: 10,812 (52% increase from 2020)

Fun Fact: With the exception of the United States, the top 3 countries that have  interacted with our website are The Philippines, India and China. 

Total Sparkyard Pageviews: 30,759 (27% increase from 2020)

Fun Fact: With the exception of the Sparkyard homepage, the top 3 most   viewed pages on the website are: 

  1. Business Entity Types 
  2. Calendar 
  3. Resource Navigator  

Total Published Blogs: 36

Sparkyard had the opportunity to have 4 guest authors in 2021.

Number of blog views: 3,967 (33% increase from 2020)

Fun Fact: Fort Worth’s First African-American Entrepreneur, posted on June 21,  2021, is the most viewed blog post. Check out this post for a  list of our top 10 most viewed blog posts. Spoiler alert, the number 1 post lands on both lists! 

Spark Plan Requests: 94 (147% increase from 2020)

Fun Fact: The top 3 most requested assistances from Sparkyard are: 

  1. Financial Resources 
  2. Business Planning 
  3. Marketing and Sales 

Number of referrals made: 279 (190% increase from 2020)

Fun Fact: The top 3 most referred Resource Partners are: 

  1. SCORE Fort Worth 
  2. Tarrant County Small Business Development Center 
  3. 1Million Cups Fort Worth  

Total number of times Entrepreneur has been misspelled: 25,465 

Number of Community Events Highlighted on the Calendar: 494 (40% increase from 2020)

Be sure to submit your business-building event here. 

Total Social Media Followers: 1,296

Facebook Followers: 303 

Instagram Followers: 414 

LinkedIn Followers: 247 

Twitter Followers: 332 

Difference between 2020 and 2021


“Sparkyard is such a cool concept. Fort Worth is lucky to have your support!” – Dr. J. Mack Slaughter, Safe Life Vending 

“Sparkyard helped me connect to the right people and in terms of finding the right resources in Fort Worth, Sparkyard definitely helped me out a lot there too.” -Dennis Hoang, Patturn 

“The customer service behind the platform was phenomenal” -Goran Krndija, Gozova 

“Sparkyard helped connect me to people who had the resources I was looking for.” -Zhen Zhu, 7CinfoTech 

“I am not curently looking to take a “next steop” however I would certainly like to work with Sparkyard when I am!” -Spark Plan recipient 

Stay tuned for what Sparkyard has in store for 2022 and beyond! 

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