Beauty mogul Huda Kattan invests in Fresha salon software
Salon software brand Fresha has announced a partnership with beauty mogul Huda Kattan following investment from her company, HB Investments.
The partnership with the founder of leading cosmetics brand Huda Beauty comes as Fresha launches online shopping experience Fresha Store.
Kattan built her multimillion-dollar cosmetics brand through her social media accounts, where she shared her passion for the beauty industry, amassing more than 50 million Instagram followers to date.
Fresha founder and chief executive, William Zeqiri, said: “There are plenty of exciting opportunities for Fresha to work in close partnership with Huda Kattan and her team, particularly in the e-commerce space.
“The beauty industry is on the verge of a major transition to online, and we are leading the way with free software for salons, barbershops, and spas around the world.”
The Fresha team are excited to have Kattan on board, and co-founder Nick Miller shared how “Huda’s wealth of industry experience and passion for beauty, along with her inspirational story of entrepreneurship, make her the perfect fit for Fresha.
“We’re thrilled to be working with Huda and her team on new ways to leverage technology and unlock real value for beauty professionals and customers around the globe.”
Kattan also commented on the partnership, sharing how she’s seen Fresha’s impact on the beauty community. “I’ve witnessed the positive impact Fresha has for beauty entrepreneurs first-hand. The company is a force for good in the rapidly expanding community of beauty professionals around the world,” she said.
“By making top business software accessible without any subscription fees, Fresha lets professionals focus on what they do best – offering great experiences for their customers.”
This partnership is HB Investments sixth investment partnership, with others including luxury consignment platform The Luxury Closet and audio-based social app Clubhouse.
Kattan’s sister and HB Investments president, Mona Kattan, commented: “Fresha is a win-win solution for both customers and service-based businesses. It’s supercharging businesses by allowing them to manage, track and grow in the fastest way possible, all subscription-free.
“For customers, it’s a simple and easy platform to discover and book services. The potential is limitless.”
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