A beauty-focused startup from Pakistan BeautyHooked.com has raised $280k from a seed round led by Fatima Ventures.
In the span of a year, the PlanX-accelerated startup has won kudos for its all-female focus, be it their founders, leaders and its services.
BeautyHooked earned good reviews for its focus on acting as a liaison between customer and business in the beauty circles. By using their service, customers could make booking at any time at their favorite salons and spas. It also provided a platform for beauty parlors and similar businesses to avail creative content for online promotions.
Fatima Ventures, led by their CEO Ali Mukhtar, have provided $280k in funding for BeautyHooked.com.
”BeautyHooked has tremendous potential given the market size and trends. The dedicated team led by Sahr, is positioned well to venture into future avenues of beauty services”. – Ali Mukhtar, CEO of Fatima Ventures
Dr. Umar Saif, Chairman Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) said: “The entrepreneurial eco-system will certainly benefit from more co-founders such as BeautyHooked. It’s very encouraging to see female entrepreneurs doing so well in Pakistan and goes to show that the potential is here, we just need to capitalize on it.”
BeautyHooked is managed by 3 co-founders, with CEO Sahr Said, CTO Abdullah Ahmed and the Head of Operations, Sidra Talha.
“Our seed round of funding brings with it endless opportunities to scale the company fast and disrupt the beauty industry. We plan on rolling out nationally and are in late stage talks with various international players to franchise our technology and brand to other countries. – Sahr Said, CEO of BeautyHooked.