Karen Melonie Gould
Karen Melonie Gould is an Innovative/Disrupter of Finance and Investment and Digital Marketing. With over 25 years’ at an International level from working in the Travel Industry in the USA and Caribbean and North Africa to working in the UK and Europe in Fintech and Digital Marketing. Gatway2digital part of her brand just made it to the finals of #VOOM Virgin out of 3000 businesses. In 2016. This platform is expanding with a new data capture marketing cloud tool ‘GENIUS’ for 2017 Launch. Gateway2enterprise grow organically to over 177000 members combined within 3 years. Karen herself has just returned from Vienna at the E Leaders World Conference as a Speaker on Business Enterprise Finance and Investment in 2016 and regularly speaks in London and Europe on Fintech, Bitcoin, Entrepreneurship, preparing/raising investment, Business Angel Networks etc.
Karen presently Mentors and advises Businesses mainly in Fintech, Bitcoin, Payments, Proptech, Insurtech, Meditech etc. across the Globe on how to prepare for Investment and then gateway2enterprise uses its technology to source the investors with over 5000 Investors within their network.
Karen started out her own Entrepreneur journey back in the nineties with two successful business one which she created and started in the Dating industry which she took to a £10m turnover within 3 years. The other business was a Training and Business Development Consultancy which had clients from Virgin – and other Top FTSE clients in the UK. Karen was one of the first in the UK to set up in May 2014 her Alternative finance platform which has been restructured launching Sep 2017 to become an investment matching and support platform for its members. Our Members can profile their company to engage with other members, trade, post jobs, events and more … Karen is presently working in partnership with VCEntrepreneurs as a Board Member for ‘Women in Tech’ to raise investment in London and has new partnerships with MJ Hudson, Swiss Banking partners LIF and more …
Karen has a new book out Sep 2017 ‘Women Warriors’ based on her struggles within her life as a business woman and sharing insight into other women who have struggled in the present and from the past across the Globe. This book is a self-help business book to encourage and inspire other women to become independent and use their ‘Entrepreneur flair’ to become financially independent but it also ‘bears all’ from her private life that hindered her at times in business having had many failures and successes.
Karen is proud to be Key Note Speaker and Compere at International Events across the Globe on Finance – Investment – Entrepreneurship – Business – Leadership and Management and women in business etc. G2e also has their own Investment monthly events in London and Zurich to bring Investors together to showcase our client’s portfolios.
Skills: Entrepreneurship; Finance/Investment-preparing a raising/Scaling up/ Growth; Sales; worldwide contacts; Events Management; Speaker/Author; Digital Marketing; Disruptive Thinking; Operations; Leadership; Innovation; Strategic Development and Implementation; Business Development; Business Performance Improvement; Operational Management; Business Transformation; Change Management; Team Development; Culture; Communication: