Quantum Loop Solutions (DBA WineryConnect)

WineryConnect is a virtual IT department (ITaaS) for wineries and craft beverage producers including people (the Grape Squad) and cloud infrastructure (vinESB).

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry IT Services
  • Location NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2012
  • Employees 2
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website wineryconnect.com

Company Summary

Over the last six years QLS (DBA WineryConnect) has developed a virtual IT department (ITaaS) to help wineries and craft beverage producers cut cost and grow revenue. Our flagship offering is our niche verticalized Integration Platform As A Service called vinESB connecting the business systems our customers have chosen. Our Grape Squad team provides Industry expert Training & Support so staff are free to make great beverages and engage consumers.


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    President and CEO

    A 25 year veteran of the software industry, Sam has worked for a range of companies and been a principal in several start-ups.

    From 2008 to 2011, Sam was a partner in a retail firm. He learned small merchants selling online, mobile, and in a store did not have good software options.

    In 2012 Sam founded QLS to support omni-channel commerce. In 2013 Sam focused on wineries and over the next four years learned how to help them grow revenue.

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    Fred Wickham
    Chief Creative Officer

    Over 30 years of experience in the wine and beverage industries

    Developed over 100 unique wine brands such as Hazlitt Red Cat.

    Currently VP Creative Marketing at Hazlitt

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    Business Advisory

    18 years as a venture coach

    Silicon valley CEO, serial entrepreneur

    30 years in software


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    EFPR Group
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    Nixon Peabody
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    Rick Plympton
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    Peter Parts

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    Peter Parts