Gomalon a Bangalore based wellness service startup has raised $100,000 in its second round of funding from a company which makes natural food colours, essential oils and spice extracts.
The funds will be used to improve technology back end, expand its marketing initiatives and to acquire talent. In the next 5 months it plans to raise its Pre-Series A round of funding.
Anil Kumar, founder of Gomalon, said,
“For Gomalon, the biggest opportunity lies in standardising 80% of standalone beauty parlours and spas through their technology, helping maintain brand individuality and giving standardised products. We are aiming to have our presence in five countries and 50 cities in the next three years and looking for further rounds of investments in the firm.”
Gomalon was founded in 2015 by Anil Kumar as a booking and discovery platform for wellness centres. Advisors for Gomalon includes Sudarsan Rao, founder of Iyara Ventures a venture advisory firm and Sanjay Ramakrishnan former Myntra’s marketing head.
Recently it has launched GoSpa an on demand spa booking service. Users can book appointments with mobile app and website. It’s services are aligned with digital wallets including Mobikwik, PayZapp and PayU for cashless and hassle-free payments. Curently the service are available in 20 locations in Bangalore.
In November 2015, Gomalon acquired Bookmyspa.in a spa booking service for around $1.8 Million to start its deal section for spas and salons.