Alex Furmansky


Alex Furmansky is the founder of Budsies, the company that turns any artwork or photo into a custom plush animal. The company has grown into a tech-driven brand leader within the gifts and collectibles arena. Its 150+ designers, seamstresses, and pattern makers have made over 23,000 custom creations for families in 65 countries worldwide. Sparkology, Alex's first company, was NYC's pre-eminent singles community with over 20,000 members. Previously, Mr. Furmansky was Director of Business Development at OpenPeak and a financial analyst at Evercore Investment Bank's M&A advisory group. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania's School of Engineering and the Wharton S…