Irish fitness software start-up LegitFit raises €1m to expand in the UK

Irish fitness software start-up LegitFit raises €1m to expand in the UK

LegitFit CEO Ryan O’Neill stated that the Cork start-up plans to double its buyer base over the following 12 months.

Irish health software program supplier LegitFit has closed its seed funding spherical to assist speed up its growth into the UK.

Based in Cork, LegitFit has developed a platform that gives scheduling and administration software program for health companies. It goals to chop down on administrative work in gyms and studios, and consists of instruments for bookings, scheduling, communications, billing and funds.

The newest funding spherical was led by Irish early-stage VC agency Delta Partners, amongst different traders. LegitFit has been beforehand backed by accelerators corresponding to Ignite and TechStars.

“This is a very thrilling milestone for our firm and for our prospects – a few of whom are traders,” stated LegitFit CEO Ryan O’Neill.

“It’s been an exceptional 12 months of progress for us, and this funding shall be a catalyst to additional progress being leaders within the Irish market in addition to establishing a agency foothold within the UK market which we began earlier this 12 months.”

Since its founding in 2019 by O’Neill, Gearoid Collins and Ian O’ Sullivan, the start-up has expanded its enterprise to fifteen international locations. LegitFit acquired GoFyt, a UK-based health market firm, final August – marking its entry into the UK market.

“The customer-obsessed focus of the LegitFit staff and their skill to construct a product that delivers what health enterprise homeowners really need, in a fancy and quickly evolving trade, compelled us to speculate,” stated Rich Barnwell of Delta Partners.

The Delta Partners VC fund is backed by Bank of Ireland, Enterprise Ireland and Fexco, amongst others. The newest funding brings whole funding raised by LegitFit to €1.6m.

O’Neill added that he plans to double the corporate’s buyer base over the following 12 months and “discover new alternatives” corresponding to franchises and chains.

“It’s wonderful that the seedling of an concept in school has quickly grown into a robust enterprise making actual revenues. I believe the perfect half is that we get the chance to assist hundreds of individuals make a serious affect on their communities and their very own lives.”

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