Alex Furmansky has a Bachelors in Engineering and a Bachelors in Finance from UPenn/ Wharton, 2007. He took the leap from investment banking into startups before it became a Business Insider trend. He founded Sparkology, the only invite-only dating site for young professionals – a place where people could meet each other without the games of mass market dating sites. The community now has over 15,000 members and has garnered plenty of media attention. Alex serves on the boards of both the UPenn and Wharton alumni clubs and does philanthropic work for kids going through rough times through Budsies, his company that turns kids’ art into custom stuffed animals.