Fresha, a London, UK-based beauty and wellness platform provider, raised $100m in Series C funding.
The round, which brought total fundraising raised to date to $132m, was led by General Atlantic with participation from Huda Kattan of HB Investments and the founder of Huda Beauty, Michael Zeisser of FMZ Ventures, former Chairman Investments at Alibaba Group, and Jonathan Green of Lugard Road Capital, as well as existing global investors Partech, Target Global and FJ Labs.
The company intends to use the funds to further broaden its global community of partner salons and spas, scale product development, deepen its marketplace bookings and pursue strategic M&A.
Led by Founder and CEO William Zeqiri, and Nick Miller, Co-Founder and Chief of Product, Fresha is a beauty and wellness software platform that allows consumers to discover, book and pay for beauty and wellness appointments with local businesses via its marketplace, while salons, spas and barbershops can use it to manage their operations with its subscription-free business software.
The company has an extensive base of approximately 50,000 partner venues primarily spanning the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Europe.
The platform is used in 120 countries globally.