Glamera, beauty services booking platform secures six-figure Seed funding

Glamera, a Middle Eastern mobile application that specialises in booking beauty services, has successfully raised a six-figure Seed funding round, from Saudi Arabia's Dual Gate Investment Holding.

• The startup which was launched in September 2019 has 100K users, in addition to 600 providers in Egypt and another 120 in Riyadh and is covering Riyadh, Jeddah, Cairo, Alexandria, and Erbil.
• The app enables women to book beauty services at beauty salons, beauty clinics, diet, dental clinics, and makeup artists. The ease of use, number of providers, clarity of prices, and variations of packages form a competitive advantage wall for Glamera in front of newcomers.
• The founders are looking to build the brand of Glamera and expand in 6 countries - Egypt, KSA, Iraq, UAE, Bahrain, and Kuwait.

Co-founder and CEO, Mohamed Hassan said, "The changes that Coronavirus have made, became a great advantage for Glamera. The current circumstances have prompt users to realize the importance of pre-booking for all services including the beauty sector and raised awareness of the providers for joining the app to schedule their client's appointments through pre-booking."

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Glamera, the Middle East’s leading beauty services booking company, successfully obtained six-figure as seed funding from Saudi Arabia's Dual Gate Investment Holding to expand its reach in Riyadh and Jeddah.

The company’s app enables women to book beauty services at beauty salons, beauty clinics, diet, dental clinics, and makeup artists. The ease of use, number of providers, clarity of prices, and variations of packages form a competitive advantage wall for Glamera in front of newcomers.

Co-founder and CEO, Mohamed Hassan said, "The changes that Coronavirus have made, became a great advantage for Glamera. The current circumstances have prompt users to realize the importance of pre-booking for all services including the beauty sector and raised awareness of the providers for joining the app to schedule their client's appointments through pre-booking."

"We have a powerful team of the best technical developers and expert project managers, working continuously to improve the design of the application interface to suit users, in addition to coming up with a recent version of the application within days that will impress users" added Omar Fathy, CTO of Glamera.

The startup which was launched in September 2019 has 100K users in addition to 600 providers in Egypt and another 120 in Riyadh and is covering Riyadh, Jeddah, Cairo, Alexandria, and Erbil.

 It is not the first time for Glamera to be funded, as the app previously had raised $250K from Saudi angel investors during their Seed funding round.

Glamera is providing many other services besides bookings, such as a free consultation module with a selection of doctors and hairdressers, which enables users to ask for any consultation in diet, beauty, dental and hair inquiries. In addition to providing home services.

The founders are continuously looking to build the brand of Glamera and expand in 6 countries - Egypt, KSA, Iraq, UAE, Bahrain, and Kuwait.


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