Delhi-based Mobile Beauty and Wellness platform Vyomo, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding by co-founder of TaxiForSure, Aprameya Radhakrishna, this investment comes within a month after his last day at TaxiForSure. Aprameya and Raghunandan G (co-founder TaxiForSure) had sold Taxiforsure to rival Ola for $200 Mn (INR 1,200 Cr.).
On his maiden investment Radhakrishna says, “The Beauty & wellness Industry is a large market, ripe for disruption. I decided to invest in Vyomo based on the extremely focused & effective core team led by Abhinav Khare and Poonam Marwah – they have built an intuitively smooth mobile platform that is way ahead of the competition. Such a high organizational maturity is quite rare for a startup of this phase”.
Founded in 2014 by Poonam Marwah and Abhinav Khare, Vyomo is a mobile marketplace for beauty and wellness. A mobile AI platform that simplifies the way beauty & wellness services are requested, offered and rendered. For beauty salons and Spa, they have SAAS based end to end salon management software that grows their business by covering everything from increased traffic, CRM, ERP, EPOS, Performance Management, Booking Management to Social Media. For end customer, they have on-the-go search, discover, book, pay and rate platform.
In simpler words, Vyomo is simplifying Beauty and Wellness Industry by providing the complete fulfillment technology stack for customers and beauty professionals and that they want to build a curated platform.
The Vyomo Mobile App for Salons, Spas and Stylists was ready in May 2015. As for their Customer App, it will be launching today.
In the first 4 weeks, Vyomo has already brought 1500 Salons and Spa on board, and have opened the platform only to 25% of the verified Salons and Spa in the first phase. As for the remaining salons, they are still under product and process training.