Alchemy Global Announces Addition of Steve Flanagan To Its Management Team As Operating Partner

Twenty Five Year Sports Industry Veteran was executive at CBS Sportline, and has held management positions at Octagon, Clear Channel and elsewhere
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CHARLESTON, S.C. - July 3, 2014 - PRLog -- Alchemy Global, the first crowdfunding platform in the Sports and Entertainment market matching accredited investors with growth companies, today announced that sports industry veteran Steve Flanagan has joined their management team as an operating partner, and has made an investment in the business.  Flanagan is currently President/CEO of Marketing:Wise llc, where he assists clients with revenue strategy and development in the areas of sports, entertainment and lifestyle marketing on a global basis. He will continue in that role as well as advising Alchemy Global and its partners.

“We are very pleased that another innovative industry veteran in Steve Flanagan has joined our group, and we look forward to having his vast, diverse experience help us further expand our areas of expertise,” said Andy Brusman, Alchemy Global CEO.  “Throughout his career Steve has made a habit of finding properties and opportunities that are emerging, and then helps them grow and succeed. He is the perfect fit for what we are doing with some exciting and expanding businesses like our first two projects, Apera and Storelli Sports.”

“Alchemy Global is a business that is poised to grow very quickly as it identifies and then works with some very exciting businesses that will soon be leaders in their respective spaces, and I am honored to be part of their team,” Flanagan said. “We live in an environment now where innovation and smart business decisions are critical for business, and it is clear that Alchemy’s formula for companies needing that assistance is one that is catching on.”

Steve Flanagan has over 25 years of executive management experience leading new media, internet and entertainment companies from start-up stage to IPO's and beyond.  He has also been on the Board of Directors (Chairman) for Prologue Capital for the past eight years; one of the top fixed income hedge funds in the world with offices in London, Greenwich , CT and Miami. From  2003 to  2006, he was co-head of  the Properties Division at Octagon Worldwide, a leading global sports marketing organization which he subsequently spun off.  From 2001 through  2003, Steve served as Executive Vice President at Clear Channel Entertainment running the New York office and before that, starting in  1999, he held executive management positions  at CMGI based in Andover Mass.  He has also held executive management positions with CBS Sportsline, where he acted as the lead person in charge of integrating television & digital assets to maximize revenue around such marquee properties as : Winter Olympics-Nagano, March Madness & Final Four, College basketball, College football regular season and bowls and The Masters golf tournament.

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Alchemy, headquartered in Charleston, SC with offices in Portland, Baltimore, New York and London, is the first dedicated investment web portal focused on Sports and Entertainment. Through this portal, the company will facilitate funding and business solutions for companies in sports and entertainment, which include consumer products, services, content creation, media, intellectual property, wellness and technology. The company’s management team has direct experience and expertise in building businesses around athletes and entertainers like David Beckham, Cal Ripken, Jr., Pete Carroll, Pele and Montel Williams. They will leverage this expertise in developing product differentiation, diversified customer bases, strong management and financial performance for its clients. Investors in Alchemy include some of the most savvy entrepreneurial minds in sports and entertainment as well as athletes turned entrepreneurs Jim Courier, Boris Becker and Greg Norman. Andy Brusman is Alchemy Global’s CEO and former Nike executive Peter Ruppe is President.

To learn more about Alchemy Global, visit

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