2018 Speakers

Josh Goldin, Founder & Managing Partner

Josh Goldin

Founder & Managing Partner, Alliance Consumer Growth

Josh Goldin is Founder & Managing Partner of Alliance Consumer Growth (“ACG”), one of the country’s leading consumer & retail focused growth equity funds.  In the food and beverage sectors, ACG has been an early investor and growth partner to Suja Juice (later acquired by Coca-Cola), barkTHINS and KRAVE Jerky (both later acquired by Hershey’s), EVOL Foods (later acquired by Boulder Brands), Clio Snacks, Shake Shack, Tender Greens, Snooze AM Eatery and Blaze Pizza.  In other consumer categories, ACG’s track record includes early-stage investments in Tata Harper Skincare, Harry’s Inc., Pacifica Beauty, LOLA, Babyganics (later acquired by SC Johnson) and The Honest Kitchen, among others.  In 2015 ACG was named as the top consumer-focused growth equity firm in America by GrowthCap.  Also in 2015, Josh was included in Fortune Magazine’s “40 Under 40” list, which recognizes the most influential young people in business. In 2013, 2014 and 2017 Josh was recognized by Forbes as one the 25 Most Influential “Kingmakers & Catalysts” in the consumer-retail industry.