Uber groomed – Fashionable Barber
Get Groomed has been launched to fill a niche out there for on-line and versatile barbering companies in a buyer’s residence or workplace. The platform is just like London taxi agency Uber, with card funds being taken on-line and no cash being exchanged in particular person. If no barber is obtainable, the client isn’t charged and receives 10% off their subsequent reserving.
It was arrange by software program engineer Giuliano Dore and enterprise analyst Sabrina Vijaykumar. “I used to be working and travelling as a contractor and didn’t need to wait an hour and half for a haircut and never know if it could be any good. I wanted a versatile, dependable, typically out-of-hours service, says Giuliano. On solely discovering companies like Blow Ltd for ladies, he spent the subsequent six months creating one for males.
Purchasers decide from 15 companies, together with luxurious moist shaves, beard trims and hair restyling. Appointments could be accessible in as little as 4 hours from time of reserving. “A barber’s hours could be versatile and in the event that they’re after a aspect gig and are skilled and certified, we will put them in contact with prospects of their native space,” says Giuliano. Functions are taken on-line and interviews happen in an house to copy actual life situations, to evaluate their efficiency with out a barber chair, with probably lower than superb lighting and lack of apparatus.
Since launch the service has signed up 100 prospects on the positioning, together with company prospects and begin ups within the Canary Wharf space of London. Though launched in London, registrations are being taken from so far as Birmingham and Leeds and there are plans to develop.