Founders: Brian Wroblewski, Graham Gibbs, Andy Meier, Scott Merchant, Phil Terranova
Mission: To become the premier tee time reservation portal for golfers and golf courses.
BizStarts Role: Coaching, investor practice pitch, investor connections
Golf Pipeline® is a revolutionary online community providing golfers with the ability to book tee times, add existing tee times, invite friends to those tee times, track scores, join a club licensed to use the USGA® handicap system, and build a golf profile which can be shared with fellow golfers and golf courses. The market for this service is domestic and international and is a $20 billion industry domestically.
The objective of the founders to to make Golf Pipeline the premier website serving the diverse needs of golfer who play eight or more times per year, garnering about 1.1 million members within the next 3 years. The site combines the best of leading consumer online retail sites, such as Evite, Facebook Travelocity and OpenTable, providing the same capabilities for the golf industry.
The site continues to add new features for golfer and has recently added a messaging system to facilitate communications with other golfers. In addition, advanced score tracking tools now allow golfers to track more specific elements of their game. Golf courses will benefit from tee times booked at rates that the golf course chooses and obtaining useful golfer data for marketing purposes to boost revenue and profitability.
"BizStarts Milwaukee is a great asset to the entrepreneurial community in Milwaukee. Having experts and a team of people around them to help make connections and offer wisdom was exactly what Golf Pipeline needed at our young stage of development." - Brian Wroblewski
The Wisconsin Department of Commerce recently named Golf Pipeline as a Qualified New Business Venture (QNBV). This designation is designed to assist businesses in their efforts to attract investors by making state tax credits available to individuals and groups investing in these businesses to increase capital investment and job creation.
For more information contact Todd Sobotka at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-921-0909.