20% Forever: Bigger Better Bonuses

Your supporters now pay you 20%, this week, next week – and forever!

How It Works

  1. Send your invite link to a friend;
  2. They click on it and create a SparkProfit account;
  3. Then later, every time they earn money in SparkProfit,
  4. You get 20% of what they earn as well!

They don’t lose a penny – we are paying you the bonus to thank you for finding such an awesome trader. They win, you win, we all win!

Want to start earning even quicker? Our 3 friends, $1 bonus is still on (and yes, we’ll pay your inviter 10¢ 20¢ if you get a $1, and even pay their inviter  4¢. We’re just really nice like that).


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Don’t forget to check in at least once each week. SparkProfit only pays rewards on weeks where you have opened the app at least one time.


New Milestones, New Bonuses!

Spark Profit now has over 300,000 players! We’re really excited about that, as you can probably imagine :). We’re extremely proud of the financial rewards paid out, skills learned and the friendly community that’s built up, all in under two years.


Spark Profit is much more welcoming than this gentleman

We were looking for a way to make this even more special for you, the people who’ve helped build this amazing thing. We’ve decided to make Spark Profit even more rewarding:

Invite 3 friends to earn $1!

It’s super simple: if you have three (or more) new supporters who joined after November 16th, and are fully verified players, we’ll award you $1.

  • Each supporter (each friend) must have joined on-or-after November 16th GMT.
  • They have to verify their account.
  • Only one payout per person (max payout $1).
  • The system will check for new supporters every day or two

Of course if your supporters earn $1 by inviting people, you’ll still get your 10% bonus. (And on, and on).

This offer lasts for 1 month and has already started! Time to get inviting

Press Release: Nous aims to raise over £350,000

Wednesday 18 November 2015, London, UK. For immediate release

Note: also available at https://medium.com/@InnFin/press-release-nous-aims-to-raise-over-350-000-from-the-crowd-in-its-second-seed-round-49ad041d49f6

Nous aims to raise over £350,000 from the crowd in its second seed round

Nous Global Markets is raising funds to bring an ultra-low-risk trading service to millions of customers around the world.

London-based start-up Nous Global Markets was created to educate people about the enjoyment and the challenges of financial markets. It has already raised over £190,000 (US$290,000) of funding in this round and expects to reach a total of over £350,000 via a network of Angel investors.

The investment is an important validation both of Nous’s traction since going live in 2014, having reached over 300,000 users at a cost of under 50p per unique user, and of their future plans. Nous will use the funds to release a revolutionary trading application designed for individuals that are excluded by current financial products.

All of Nous’ funding to date has been raised from private investors, predominantly senior finance and technology professionals at global investment banks. This seed round has now been opened up at those same terms to Angel and HNWI investors, via the Syndicate Room investment platform.

Justin Short, CEO of Nous, says:

“With the great success of our Spark Profit application we realised that there were millions of people with discretionary capital and the desire to trade in financial markets, but no economically sensible way for them to actually do that. We will put the world’s most low-cost and consumer-friendly trading system into their pockets.”

Nous Global Markets was founded in September 2012 by Justin Short and four other former high flying Merrill Lynch traders and technologists. Originally based in Tokyo it has since relocated to London and has received EIS Advance Assurance.

In January 2014, Short and his colleagues launched their free-to-play virtual trading game — ‘Spark Profit’ — which enables players to predict financial market movements with no risk, in return for cash prizes. Spark Profit’s uniquely visual, beginner-friendly interface and weekly cash rewards have already attracted over 300,000 users in 200 separate countries.

At the beginning of 2015, while learning more about their customers’ needs, they found that 95% of regular players wanted to start real trading, ideally inside Spark Profit itself. A thorough review of the competition showed that there was indeed a very large opportunity to create a simple, low-risk way for people to trade — which would be a natural progression of the existing app and a validation of Nous’ “profit together” ethos. The new trading application will feature several consumer-friendly features that are unique in combination. It is due for soft-launch in Q1 2016.


Justin Short / CEO, Nous Global Markets / +44 207 117 2942 / [email protected]

About Nous

Nous, positioned at the intersection of Finance, Gaming and Education, was founded in 2012 by Justin Short and four other highly experienced traders and technologists. They saw an opportunity to empower people around the world to discover their own talents and benefit from access to global opportunities, via their smartphones. Nous launched Spark Profit, the free-to-play virtual trading game, in January 2014.


Spark Profit: The Future of Trading

Update: Target Reached; Overfunding In Progress!

We are very happy to have exceeded our £350,000 target. Overfunding of up to £500,000 is available but be aware that (1) momentum is strong and we could hit even that limit before the December 6th deadline; (2) the minimum investment has increased to £5,000. So if you have an interest to invest, read on quickly!

Open To Angel Investors, From £1,000 £5,000

Tens of thousands of Spark Profit‘s players told us: they love our virtual-trading interface, but have also gained enough confidence that they want to use the app to actually trade. Well, we already had the team, tech, and traction, and we have just designed a ground-breaking new product to meet their demand. We have reinvented trading, and it’s awesome!

To move forward with our plans Nous has partnered with the highly-regarded Syndicate Room, to raise up to £500,000. Given the market size and our success to date, we believe we are projecting investment returns of over 30x in 5 years. This EIS-eligible investment round has a minimum investment of just £5,000. It closes very soon but before you rush off and sign up, let us tell you a little more about those plans…

A New Generation of Trader

We released Spark Profit in 2014 as a fun way to engage and educate potential traders from all walks of life, fostering both a love of investing and an understanding of the challenges. The app is very popular and has found a hugely under-served market of smartphone natives, who want to participate in financial markets but do not have the resources, or cannot get past the jargon, that existing platforms require.

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Unique product for an under-served population

We are now raising funds to introduce real-money, real-market trading to Spark Profit. Our completely new take on trading was designed for our existing customers’ lives and personal situations. What we are building is tremendously safe, simple — and yet still highly rewarding. People from around the world will be able to invest as little as $0.10, never be at risk of losing more than that micro-investment, and still see returns of up to 2000%. Only Spark Profit offers this level of safety and consumer-friendliness.

Trading for real moneyProven technology & traction

We have the traction, the team and the technology required to make this happen. Spark Profit has already proven most of what we need. The single missing piece of the puzzle is a licence allowing us to go live with the kind of guarantees our customers should expect. The investment is expected to get us that licence and get the firm to monthly break-even.

So if you’re interested, are eligible and have £5,000 pounds to invest into global empowerment, head over to our campaign on Syndicate Room!

Note: You’ll need to create an account in order to view the all the details before investing. If you hit a problem entering a valid address when creating an account look for the “manual entry” option that should appear. As with all investments into early stage companies, your capital is at risk.

The Shape of Things to Come

It’s official – we’re going to build the world’s friendliest, safest trading app!


Spark Profit’s regular users will know that we’ve been very interested to hear about how they use the app, and also about their interests and backgrounds. That’s because we are moving into the second phase of our plans and enabling real-money trading directly from within the app!

Before we could do that, there were a lot of things we needed to do. We’ve been unbelievably busy! The two most important ones were:

  • Make sure that we could guarantee you absolute safety and control of your own money, by getting a licence from a reputable regulator
  • Make sure that the product we will offer suits your needs and your circumstances

Working so hard on getting an operational licence, designing and building a completely new (and far better) way to trade, in addition to continuing running the best way to earn money while learning to trade, has been tough! Sometimes we haven’t been able to pay prizes or respond to your questions as quickly as we wanted, and we are really sorry about that. We are a small team and we try to keep support costs manageable (then we can pay more in prizes).

If you like Spark Profit, you’re going to love what we’re building now. We’ve kept the interface you’re used to: simple, visual, and with no jargon. But we’ve added a combination of features that no other trading application has, to bring you the safest and most rewarding way to trade on the planet, especially for small trade sizes. You’ll even be able to invest in any of our supported markets for just $0.10.

The only bad news is, you’ll have to wait until February next year. That’s how long it will take for our licence to get approved and the app released. If you’re interested in being one of the first to try the new app, please sign up here for early access.

Powers Of Two (Hundred Thousand!)

200000Two hundred thousand players

We hit a wonderful milestone last week, when our 200,000th customer signed up to Spark Profit. We’re really excited about that! Spark Profit only went live in 2014, so we know that our goal – to find and nurture the world’s top trading talent – is really captivating a lot of people. We have players from over 200 countries and have paid out $146,000 in prizes to people in over 70 countries. And yet no-one has ever paid a penny! More at sparkprofit.com/stats/.

Two hundred thousand is a lot – click on the rainbow bar to see for yourself. Each row has 127 people on it and each shaded band of 8 rows has 1,000. Don’t forget to zoom in!

Second app: coming soon!

When we recently asked our regular players if they wanted to trade we were blown away by the response: 95% of players said they wanted to trade their own money in Spark Profit’s uniquely visual interface. Rest assured, we’re working hard on that plan! We’re applying for the necessary licenses and have started raising a second round of funding from Sophisticated and High Net Worth Investors. They see the huge potential for our existing customers to capitalise on their skills, and they love the traction (Alexa rank, WAUs, etc.) that we already have.

2x supporter bonus, for 2 months

Spark Profit has an easy way for you to invite friends and family to join the fun and start earning – simply share your invite link. If someone joins and starts to earn we’ve always paid you a generous 10% bonus, but for July and August you’ll get double that – whatever your friends earn you’ll earn 20% extra alongside them!

Two ways to earn

There’s always been two ways to earn money in Spark Profit: play well or invite someone who plays well. It’s really beneficial to invite many people because you simply never know in advance who’s going to get it right – and added up they will all help you earn a lot more over time.  Why do we do this? Because it keeps our costs down and actually helps us pay more in prizes to you, our lovely players. (Although people love Spark Profit so much our ads only cost 10% of what other trading apps pay, so maybe we don’t need to worry too much! Something else the investors love.)

As always, helping you win.

Team Spark Profit.