Legal: GoSnow, Inc
Location: Los Angeles, CA
INDUSTRY – Global Snow Sports Market (Gears and Equipment)
Size: $1.2B in 2018 (Source: Statista)
Projections: $1.7B by 2028 (Source: Statista)
Los Angeles-based GoSnow is an on-demand winter sports booking platform. With an aim to increase participation in action sports worldwide, the platform unites skiers and snowboarders to instructors and resorts. GoSnow strives to connect millions of snow sports enthusiasts by bringing innovations through technology to build social connections and create opportunities for skiing and snowboarding.
A mobile-first company, GoSnow, offers a platform for snow sports enthusiasts to connect with professionals, instructors, and resorts. Ski resorts using the platform can manage their inventory digitally and improve earnings. On the other hand, users on the platform can research and book ski resorts, as well as skiing and snowboarding instructors instantly on their mobile or laptop. The platform also allows users to share feedback, rate, and review their experience online.
GoSnow provides users with the latest information on ski resort events, offers, and parties to maximize snow experiences. The application utilizes GPS to connect skiers and snowboarders nearby with strangers exploring similar adventure activities. By connecting strangers, the platform also helps users reduce costs on ski leases while finding companionship among like-minded sports enthusiasts. GoSnow also organizes meet-ups to build a stronger community driven by the shared passion for action sports.
Using GoSnow, users can buy Ski Lift passes online without needing to stand in line and waste time to buy tickets. The platform also offers discounted ticket prices to customers who block the tickets in advance. Additionally, GoSnow users gain access to offers, exclusive invitations, and deals on ski gear, lift passes, and resorts.
Origin and Founding Team
GoSnow was founded in 2015 by internet entrepreneurs Scott Anfang and Sean Bellerby. Scott Anfang represented the United States of America in snowboarding for over twelve years. He is the head coach of snowboarding for the US National AASI Team. With over 20 years of management experience at the international, national, and resort level, Scott brings to GoSnow his deep expertise in the snow sports industry.
A leading internet entrepreneur, Sean Bellerby, has over 12 years of experience in leading enterprise software companies, including McAfee and CA Technologies. Well-connected within the tech industry, he has tremendous expertise in developing software products internationally.
Sean Bellerby conceptualized GoSnow amidst his spiritual transformation. After years of working in top-tier software companies, Sean recognized a massive opportunity in the market to use innovation to make it much easier for people to accomplish more of what they love. Having been a snowboarder since his software days, he decided to partner with Anfang to bring together his passion for snowboarding with his expertise in software to create GoSnow.
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