Booksy, a Des Plaines, Illinois-based scheduling software company for appointment-based businesses, completed a $4.2m (£3.4m) Series A funding round.
The round was led by OpenOcean, with participation from Kai Hansen and other European angel investors.
The company intends to use the funds to invest in new functionality such as allowing in-app payments, enabling larger merchants to handle personnel through the software, and develop improved dashboards.
Co-founded by Stefan Batory and Konrad Howard, Booksy is Software-as-a-Service that allows appointment-driven businesses, such as barbers, hairdressers and beauty salons, to set up calendars, their availability and accept bookings through a mobile front end. Features include designed marketing automation, customer relationship management, inventory management, point-of-sale, reports and the management of commission for employees.
Merchants managing their business and customer data through the product are encouraged to promote the app to customers as it increases loyalty, booking ease, engagement and increases frequency of customer visits.
Customers can download the app (available for Android and IOS) or visit the marketplace on www.booksy.net