Salon software Mangomint raises $13M as it booms due to post-COVID labor shortage30.Dec.2022
Ever had to swipe your credit card information over the phone to book a massage? The process is annoying and makes you wonder how safe it is to give personal information to strangers. Based in , Mangomint built a SaaS tool aimed at streamlining the booking experience for every beauty industry, from spas and massage parlors to piercing and tattoo parlors.
Mangomint recently surpassed 200,000 monthly bookings across his 1,000+ locations in Canada and the US, spurring user growth during the pandemic. Investors have taken note and funded his $13 million Series A round led by OpenView Venture Partners. OpenView Venture Partners, a Boston-based VC known for backing companies driven by "product-oriented growth," has joined Startup300 and existing Angels. Mangomint's recent growth goes hand in hand with post-COVID labor shortages in developed countries. Businesses that require an in-person presence of employees, such as restaurants and beauty salons, have said that many of their employees have left the company to deal with his COVID-19 and seek higher paying jobs and a better work life. Struggling to retain employees. Balance.
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