As an entrepreneur of many years standing, Ali Golds knows what it takes to start your own business. She’s started and built companies in a variety of industries from bespoke furniture, through media recruitment and on to marketing and enterprise education consultancy. She’s spent the last five years working with those who want to work for themselves, predominantly young people and women; coaching and mentoring them to achieve their goals.
A highly experienced business coach, specialising in business development, as well as passionate start-up advocate; Ali knows how to take a raw idea and make it pay. In fact, she’s an expert at taking nothing and making something. She’s worked with hundreds of start-ups, a wide range of educational institutions, organisations and enterprise societies, and was lead adviser to the UK government on the ‘Enterprise for All’ review, June 2014 which investigated the education of young entrepreneurs and made a series of recommendations, which are now being implemented. Ali is also author of the book ‘How To Be Your Own Boss As A Single Mum’.