Our portfolio company Booksy, a mobile marketplace for appointment-driven beauty services, raised $28.5m in Series B2 financing.
This round was led by existing investors Piton Capital, Enern, and others and new investors Industry Ventures and XG Ventures, with participation from Zach Coelius (founder of Triggit), Kai Hansen (Booksy board member), Chris Guzowski, Hannes Graah (vice president of growth, Revolut; former global head of new markets, Spotify), Piotr Jakubowski and Rohan Monga (former CMO and COO of Go-Jek, respectively).
The company, which has raised $48.7m in funding to date, intends to use the funds to scale the business, increase engineering, sales and marketing teams and expand into new markets across the U.S.
Founded in 2013 by Stefan Batory, CEO, Booksy provides beauty professionals with a mobile-first SaaS solution that combines a calendar, POS, client database and lightweight marketing automation tools to allow providers to attract, connect with, and retain clients. The company’s consumer marketplace is available online and via an app which makes it easy for people to discover and book local stylists, nail technicians, barbers, and artists, and includes information on reviews, services, pricing, and availability.