Sparks, by DBS, is an industry-first mini-series that follows a group of young bankers as they navigate work & personal lives. Inspired by true stories, they challenge the status quo to go above and beyond when solving unusual client challenges.
Since launching in February 2016, Sparks Episodes 1-5 and their trailers have altogether garnered more than 42 million views and over 1.7 million digital engagements across the region.
The latest episode: New Beginnings, launched on March 17, explores how a social enterprise makes use of technology and innovation to bring education to children in low-income communities. Inspired by the true story of Zaya Learning Labs, Episode 6 depicts the challenges Zaya faces as it disrupts the education landscape and closes the educational gap to provide world-class learning to such communities.
Episode 1 – https://youtu.be/IWjYgE09GqQ
In this pilot, Claire Lee, a relationship manager, is introduced to cocky, Oxford- educated Jasper Wu, her new colleague. Sparks fly when they meet. A reluctant Claire is asked to show Jasper around, and then to visit a potential client together.
Episode 2 – https://youtu.be/mwA6G4nPla4
A potential client, Lindsay, is in a predicament. Claire and Jasper get to know each other a little better, and evaluate Lindsay’s plan with the rest of the team. Will they manage to successfully solve Lindsay’s issue?
Episode 3 – https://youtu.be/SZY5QT4UNSU
The team manages to help Lindsay secure her loan, but an unforeseen development throws them off and tests them further. The young bankers hatch a plan to solve the new issue, but with a big player in the way, will they be able to win over their community?
Episode 4 – https://youtu.be/02JmWLfkVlU
A new boss and an old acquaintance set Team DBS on a new mission. When an unexpected situation tests their mettle, they must dig deep and find their worth.
Episode 5 – https://youtu.be/jmBxTGd4r60
An impossible decision threatens to tear the bankers apart. And in their quest for the ultimate solution, they found something more valuable than they ever imagined.
Episode 6 – https://go.dbs.com/sparks-6
The bankers embark on an incredible journey. Together, they challenge traditions and work to change the future of an entire village. Will they prevail?
Watch all episodes of Sparks here: https://www.dbs.com/spark/index/en_sg/sparks-miniseries.html