Karen Melonie Gould

Business Disciplines:

  • Business Strategy
  • Sales & Commercial Strategy
  • Finance & Investment Strategy
  • Organisational Culture
  • Branding & Marketing
  • Management Consulting
  • Leadership Development

Karen Melonie Gould is an Innovator of ‘DEAL FLOW’ Investment Eco Investment UK and Globally. 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 ‘DEAL FLOW’. Preparing – Structuring and Sourcing to Raise Investment for Global companies from Seed Stage – Series A and beyond in partnership with UK Business Shaper – Zurich Swiss Banking Advisory and USA Family Office and now Monaco Global Investor Summit. In 2017 we triggered and enabled in partnership ‘DEAL FLOW’ OF 12 Start Ups from UK to Switzerland to UAE etc. Though in 2018 our ‘DEAL FLOW’ was significantly lower as we deliver more Investment Events so around 4 for 2018 and on target for 2019, we have in the first Q1 sourced investment for 3 start ups in Fintech DeepTech and Biotech.
Karen started out her own Entrepreneur journey back in the 90’s 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 out sourced to a leading UK competitor using their technology and relaunched May 2018 her new Investment Platform which in 2019 will become in partnership a platform to raise funds for our clients as we offer this service to our clients an alternative to Crowd Funding.
Karen has a new book out Sep 2018 ‘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’s new book for 2020 is ‘DEAL FLOW MADE EASY’

Karen is proud to be Keynote Speaker and Compere at International Events across the Globe on Finance – Investment Eco System – Entrepreneurship – Business – Leadership and Management and Women in Business etc.’ G2e also has their own Investment quarterly events in Londo, Zurich, Monaco to USA to bring Investors together to showcase our client’s portfolios to support our own ‘DEAL FLOW’. Also, in 2018 a new UK Partnership with USA Family office supporting them in the UK and then in 2018 NYC and Miami Events. We also support in partnership UKBAA re Investment Events across the UK and a new Partnership with UHNW and Family Offices in Monaco for 2019.
In 2019 Karen as a Head Judge at MMU Manchester University on their Entrepreneur Programs will return to becoming a Visiting Lecturer MBA Unit 6 ‘Investment Readiness’ which Karen wrote to deliver and will run a PILOT in London July 2010. Also, Leadership and Management on their Professional Sports MBA Program for retired ex Professional sports people which focuses as a Mentor on Entrepreneurship.

Skills: Entrepreneurship; Finance/Investment-preparing structuring Sourcing to raise /Scaling up/ Growth; Sales/traction; worldwide Networking; Events Management; Speaker/Author; Digital Marketing; Disruptive Thinking; Operations; Leadership; Innovation; Strategic Development and Implementation; Business Development; Business Performance Improvement; Operational Management; Business Transformation; Team Development; Culture; Communications/PR and Capacity building re Partnerships.