We're solving a problem thousands of rising professional athletes face -- accessing the financial runway to train and compete the right way. Our initial focus is funding aspiring PGA Tour and LPGA Tour players through an angel investing model. Let's say goodbye to the days of trying to kickstart promising playing careers through a mix of maxed out credit cards, high-interest rate loans, and part-time jobs that take players away from focusing on their craft.
While people have invested in promising young golfers for years, these opportunities have typically been reserved for club members at select "19th holes" around the US. When done right, there's lots to learn from these proven models -- and many "Big Tour" pros who benefited from private backers when they needed support most would readily agree. Our goal is to bring a similar type of opportunity to a wider audience of golf fans, and to supplement the potential for financial returns with a unique community and experiential engagement model that provides "inside the ropes" access for all members.
While we cater to up-and-coming pros and fans of golf's highest levels, we also recognize that the rising costs of competing in organized sports are contributing to a decrease in participation at lower levels for our youngest athletes. We are committed to contributing 5% of annual revenues to organizations that enable economically disadvantaged youth to participate in organized, recreational athletic programs.
We're led by our Founder and CEO, Donnie Dotson, who has a diverse background of experience, including business development and investing roles at Sportradar and Goldman Sachs, and as a former Marine and CIA-trained Operations Officer within the US Intelligence Community. In addition to an impressive advisory board of professional golfers, successful startup founders, and investment vehicle managers, Donnie is assembling a talented initial team of product and content experts to push forward with the next phase of Carry.