Charlotte Morris, Good News Teller
5 June 2018
SciApps the [All Female Management] team behind SkinNinja, the UK’s fastest growing health & skincare app, announced today it has significantly oversubscribed its Seed Round, to over $1m/£750k. Voulez Capital leads the round and includes participation from Firestartr and the London Co-Investment Fund (LCIF).
Voulez Capital’s Founder & CEO, Anya Navidski describes the investment as:
We are very proud to have SciApps as our inaugural investment. This company and its technology platform will bring much needed clarity, transparency and accountability to the skincare and personal products sector. We welcome Jo Osborne, SciApps founder and an outstanding entrepreneur, into the Voulez Tribe of female founders. She is a great example of how women can build great technology companies to tackle genuine problems and to create real value.
Anya joins the already exceptional and highly experienced group of entrepreneurial investors including Colin Gillespie (Co-Founder & CSO, All Response Media), Mark Livingstone (ex. LoveFilm & Graze. CEO, Pharmacy2U & Chemist Direct), Simon Morris (ex. LoveFilm, Amazon Global Creative Director), Gary Dannatt (ex SimplySwitch. COO, Pharmacy2U & Chemist Direct).
Sciapps Founder & CEO, Jo Osborne adds:
Sciapps is built on the foundation that no matter what someone’s budget, we all have a right to evidence & research which may impact our choices in what we apply to our skin. We believe technology is a force for change and greater good to this multi-billion-dollar industry and I am delighted to have found an investor and team who innately understand and support our mission. This investment will see the continued development to our proprietary technology stack, as well as investing in key hires and leading the expansion of our B2B business.
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