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Young entrepreneur launches bid to fuel talent in West London
17-year-old entrepreneur Abdi Guleid from Acton, Ealing has launched youth-led media company ‘White Star Alliance’ in a bid to promote and develop the talent of young people in the borough of Ealing
Speaking at his launch event on 2nd March at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ealing he said: ‘My aim is to ensure that talent and business are united entirely through White Star Alliance. Sections of the new business focus on developing aspiring musical artists, encouraging videographers and education at our tutoring Academy. I think it’s important that people use their inner abilities to their advantage, through education, music or media.’
Also at the event, the Mayor of Ealing Mohammad Aslam applauded this new venture, he said: ‘The work Abdi is doing is very important to our society and a role model to all young people. I came to this country with the equivalent of £5 and now through hard work I have a number of businesses and I hope this venture reaches its full potential.’
Young people, entrepreneurs, community leaders and local dignitaries came together to support this new wave of hope for the young people of London.
He is mentored by multi-award winning entrepreneur Adam Bradford, a National Ambassador for Peter Jones CBE. A spokesperson for Adam said: ‘Young people have got it tough, economically, educationally and financially;