Michael Gold Managing Director of Crimson Capital

Michael Gold, Managing Director of Crimson Capital, is a seasoned finance & business expert with 42 years of experience, 27 years resident in the emerging markets of Central/Eastern Europe, Balkans, Africa, Asia, Latin America & former Soviet Union. His specializes in increasing access to finance, innovation, entrepreneurship, competitiveness, privatization, foreign direct investment, PPPs, SME development & legal, policy & regulatory reform. His work has resulted in over $7 billion USD in debt and equity financing, foreign direct investment, privatizations, PPPs and exports in emerging markets. Mr. Gold has been active in the Balkans since 1995, and has provided financing to over 1,100 micro, small and medium enterprises in Southeast Europe, including 177 startups and early stage companies. Mr. Gold also help create the Kosovo Credit Guarantee Fund, helped found STIKK, the Kosovo ICT Association, and Crimson was the main implementing partner of ICK, the Innovation Centre Kosovo. Previously, Mr. Gold helped manage two university research institutes.

Michael Gold, Managing Director of Crimson Capital, is a seasoned finance & business expert with 42 years of experience, 27 years resident in the emerging markets of Central/Eastern Europe, Balkans, Africa, Asia, Latin America & former Soviet Union. His specializes in increasing access to finance, innovation, entrepreneurship, competitiveness, privatization, foreign direct investment, PPPs, SME development & legal, policy & regulatory reform. His work has resulted in over $7 billion USD in debt and equity financing, foreign direct investment, privatizations, PPPs and exports in emerging markets. Mr. Gold has been active in the Balkans since 1995, and has provided financing to over 1,100 micro, small and medium enterprises in Southeast Europe, including 177 startups and early stage companies. Mr. Gold also help create the Kosovo Credit Guarantee Fund, helped found STIKK, the Kosovo ICT Association, and Crimson was the main implementing partner of ICK, the Innovation Centre Kosovo. Previously, Mr. Gold helped manage two university research institutes.