Rock Pamper Scissors, the hairdresser booking app backed by Seedcamp and 500 Startups, shutters

Rock Pamper Scissors, the London-based hairdresser reserving app backed by Seedcamp and 500 Startups, has closed its doorways. In keeping with a holding web page that has changed the doorway to the location, the startup has “ceased trading”.

“We’d like to personally thank everyone involved, whether you used our site to book or where one of our partners, for giving us the chance to learn how to build a business in this space. We didn’t quite nail it this time, but we gave it a good shot,” writes Rock Pamper Scissors.

Based in 2015 by Simply Eat’s former CMO Mat Braddy, Rock Pamper Scissors’ cell app got here straight out of the marketplace playbook by letting you browse and e-book native hairdressers with the emphasis on particular person stylists moderately than the salons themselves.

It did this by integrating with salon software program to supply clients with real-time availability for every stylist, and naturally the power to make a reserving. You have been additionally in a position to browse the portfolios of every stylist to assist make the only option of whom to e-book.

Together with Seedcamp and 500 Startups, Rock Pamper Scissors additionally counted quite a lot of angels as buyers, together with Tom Singh (the founding father of New Look), former Simply Eat CEO David Buttress, and Mat Braddy himself.

I’m reaching out to the startup’s backers and founders for remark and can replace this text if and after I hear again.