Inovia Capital acquires a stake in Polish Booksy

Canadian Inovia Capital has acquired a stake in Booksy, a Polish beauty services marketplace powered by a category-specific mobile SaaS platform for beauty providers. The amount of the deal is undisclosed.

  • Booksy beauty booking app was founded by Polish entrepreneurs Stefan Batory (CEO) and Konrad Howard in 2014. To date, it has over 13 million and is operating across the US, the UK, Poland, Spain, Brazil, South Africa, and several others. Booksy’s platform enables tens of millions of active users to book and find beauty & wellness professionals near them.
  • In May this year, Estonian Siena Secondary Fund also acquired a stake in Booksy. The amount of the deal was undisclosed.

“I am thrilled to share that Inovia Capital will be joining forces with Booksy as we embark on our next phase of growth, encompassing both organic and strategic inorganic expansion. This partnership represents a significant milestone for us, and I am immensely pleased to welcome Inovia Capital on board.”

Stefan Batory, CEO and co-founder of Booksy, commented the partnership.
  • This new investment marks a collaboration between the European and North American teams. Booksy will access to Inovia’s expertise in completing 50+ portfolio acquisitions that will help accelerate its expansion.
  • Inovia Capital is a venture capital firm that partners with founders to build global companies. Inovia manages over US$2.2B with operations in Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, San Francisco, and London.