Karen Melonie Gould

Karen Melonie Gould is the Founder and Rockstar of Raising Investment Globally with our Dream Team and during COVID-19 we raised 10 times. We produce Killer Pitch Decks and documents for our clients and have over 40000 Investors in our 'DEAL ROOM' I am an International Speaker/Author, and my sweet spot is Family Offices/UHNWI Investors which compliments my Partners both ex VC Europe and USA. As I am passionate about my 'sandpit' which I continue to carve out I look to inspire any Founder to become Great!

Karen is an International Speaker and desires to deliver ‘bespoke’ training programs around the ‘Investment Eco System’ Sweet spot is working with clients raising A Series. Karen has unmeasurable initiative and enthusiasm to build and manage a high-quality deal flow portfolio with outstanding performance of raising investment in 2019. I always work the hours necessary to fulfil my desirable ambitions and that of my clients. Our 'SANDPIT' is to PREPARE ALL documents to STRUCTURE and SOURCE to RAISE Investment Globally.

Our Investor Events particularly in the Family Office space has grown due to our London success in 2019 Family Office Summit in July 2019 with over 150 Family Offices attending. in 2021 we will continue with this success and we hope due to #covid our Family Office/UHNWI Investor Events in London will resume in person but until now they will be online.

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 outsourced to a leading UK competitor using their technology and relaunched 2017 as an Investment Portal working with Family Offices globally and also offering our Investors Investor Events to network and showcase our own ‘DEAL Flow. In 2021 Our Pitching Events for Founders are online focusing on VC- Family Offices/UHNWI and Angel Investors

Karen Melonie Gould CEO
www.gateway2enterprise.co.uk

Jonathan Wright

CTO

Experienced technology consultant with over 15 years experience leading SME’s and Over a decades experience in web development, software architecture retail and digital Marketing.

Founder of WrightWay Digital and chief architect of the Blend Suite integration platform, Jonathan has experience operating businesses in Sri Lanka, the Caribbean and Europe.

Start Up Team

Joe Itua

Financial Director

Family Financial Centre (FFC)  was founded by Joe Itua in 2013. He is a qualified accountant with  many years experience in business and accountancy.

Prior to starting FFC, he  worked extensively in the SME business environment and the voluntary sector. He also worked as a Freelance Accountant and Tax Adviser. He therefore fully understands the internal and external problems most small businesses face from time to time. He has sound knowledge of accounting principles and a profound understanding of the needs of a wide variety of businesses. He has a passion to help businesses achieve their goals.

Cedric Torossian

Partner

Cedric Torossian- Serial entrepreneur, fund and start up advisor specialised in the digital economy, innovation, data analysis and strategy LinkedIn. Cedric leads on Impact Investing & ESG with Pollenise.

Broad range of experience in growing start-ups from founder, non-exec board member, advisor and mentor building on 15+ years’ experience as an analyst for Wall Street investors working on investment strategies and performance projections of top listed retail, consumer and media companies such as Carrefour, Ralph Lauren, Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat. Proven track record of deliv-ering strategic recommendations in fast moving and disrupted digital sectors both for small businesses and listed corporations.

Accelerator Team

Associate Partners

Chris Davino

Investment Banker NYC USA – Osprey Point LLP – Technology and Media

Part of Executive Management - Chris will head up with his NYC Team using his Investor Portal that has 2500 Investors in USA which we will white label for 2020 for our clients..

Dusica Lukac

Partner at DL Capital Partners

Dusica H. Lukac is a Partner at DL Capital Partners, as well as co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of DAN. After decades in the investment banking and hundreds of millions under management and just so many M&A deals, she has crossed from the Wall Street to the Tech Street. In 2018 she was awarded as best Fintech consultant in CEE, while in 2019 she took part in a blockchain panel at Cannes Film Festival (link here). She chooses to stay close to the innovative and exotic financing structures as the best place to add value. Dusica currently splits her time between London and Vienna. She also loves to travel- el and visited 78 countries until now. This piece reflects her personal opinions and does not represent the views of DL Capital Partners or DAN.

Geoff Miller

Part of Executive Management and Accelerator Teams - Tech and Medical Cannabis - Own Funds

Shiva Venkatraman

Asia Region – Family Office – Fund

Multi-faceted Venture Growth Leader with strong operating and investment experience via various roles (COO, Sr VP, CTO, Board Member and Advisory Board Member) in providing strategic direction for the application of leading edge technologies to solve complex business challenges and achieving creditable results

Marc Peterzens

CEO and Founder of Blue Titan Capital Limited

Founded in 2019 to help investors navigate impact and tech investments, we have a deep-rooted passion and drive for impact and assist world class Growth Businesses to scale up,
by bringing them to our vast Global investor network. At the same time, we assist some globally leading VC Funds with introducing them to appropriate LPs. Blue Titan also has
access to several off market Real Estate in Europe. We are excited to be partnering with the world class team at Asuite Ventures to ultimately benefit our combined investor base of family offices, UNHWs, Institutional Investors and Private Banks to get access to our combined, very impactful
dealflow.

Charlie Regis

CEO and Founder of The Peach Collective

Charlie is a serial entrepreneur with a vast global network. He has partnered with over 25 top accelerators around the world ranging from TechStars in London and Toronto through to the biggest concept stage accelerator in the world in Silicon Valley which is backed by NASA. He is also the founder and Director of the Peach Collective which is a global investment network powered by world-class entrepreneurs. The Peach Collective is a global investment network powered by world-class entrepreneurs.

Shakir Ahmed

VP Investment, Flatrock

FlatRock is one of the leading providers of global macro investment research and serves as a facilitator in capital allocation for PE/VC funds, family offices, asset managers, sovereign wealth funds and corporations around the world.

Florence His

Associate Partner

Florence leads Business4People, an advisory, marketing, coaching and investor relations platform she founded in Paris(FR) to support Mission-Driven Founders and Impact Investors internationally. She also serves as Director of Marketing and Head of Impact Investment at Crito Capital, a boutique Placement Agent headquartered in New-York with presence in London and focused on providing advice and capital raising services to small/mid-cap Private Fund Managers & Companies in US, Europe & Emerging Markets

Sylvia Lennon

Finance Broker at Magna Money

Sylvia Lennon is a commercial finance broker at Magna Money. She can access over 100 panel of lenders to help companies secure funding for cashflow needs. Please contact Sylvia if you are considering applying for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Scheme, even if you have already received one, as you might be eligible for another. Sylvia works on a no-win, no fee basis and further details can be found at Magna Money.