Brian Mahoney

Brian Mahoney

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Brian Mahoney is Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Alkemi Network, an open finance prime brokerage platform bridging CeFi and DeFi. Through its institution-grade protocols and trusted-counterparty environment, the Network unlocks compliant access to decentralized markets. Brian is also the writer of #thebalance, a thematic newsletter curating a wide range of balanced topics published weekly. Prior to co-founding Alkemi, he was a Vice President of Corporate Development at AlphaPoint, a white-label software company powering crypto exchanges worldwide. At AlphaPoint, he managed capital raise processes and led the implementation of AlphaPoint's liquidity program, driving company exchange volumes into the aggregate $billions. In addition, Brian is also an Advisor for P00LS, the leading community-first, decentralized exchange for creator cryptocurrencies.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Brian was an Advisor for NovaBlock Capital, a thesis-driven investment firm focusing on digital assets and blockchain tech companies.

  • At AlphaPoint, he drove the company narrative and strategy with the CEO, and handled sourcing and communication with investors.

  • He was a Senior Associate for Angel Round Capital, where he was responsible for sourcing and evaluating potential early-stage investments.

  • As an Associate for Reitler Kailas & Rosenblatt, he advised on financial model build-out and transaction structuring, among others.

  • He was a Founder and Executive Producer of Spitball, a satirical, sketch-comedy web channel consisting of topical comedic-short videos.