Polish venture builder company DaftCode and VC fund Innovation Nest became the first investors of Perfect Gym Solution, together investing 1 million euro to fuel its expansion. Polish based fitness startup delivers ultimate management solutions for fitness clubs and gyms. Within just two years, Perfect Gym gained more than 250 customers in 16 markets on 3 continents.
Perfect Gym’s software consists of over 20 functionalities that considerably optimize costs and increase profits. The customer of the system receives, among others, access to advanced reports with up to date club statistics, monitoring of members activity, CRM database, credit card payments solution, as well as the ability to generate invoices or work schedule for trainers and SPA.
“Cooperation with DaftCode gives us new opportunities for growth. We will be able to use knowhow of one of the most dynamically developing Polish tech companies. An indispensable help for us will also be knowledge and experience of Innovation Nest. Thanks to support of both investors, we can enter new markets even faster” – says Jacek Szlendak, CEO at Perfect Gym Solutions.
According to the report conducted by Deloitte, popularity of fitness clubs in Europe is constantly growing, and the market is worth almost €27 billion. Currently, clubs and gyms attract 50 million members, and over the next ten years, this number is expected to reach 80 million people. Among the major challenges facing the market, authors of the report mention the demographic revolution and use of new technologies.
“Fitness is a large and rapidly growing market. With the explosion of applications and devices supporting “being fit”, we observe the number of memberships in fitness clubs and gyms is constantly increasing. Gyms and clubs professionalize themselves and are looking for software to manage at once more and more complex business processes. Perfect Gym is a worldclass ERP product for the fitness industry. We believe that thanks to this investment, the company will be able to boldly think about expansion on an international scale and strengthen its market position” – Marcin Szeląg, Partner at Innovation Nest.
Perfect Gym’s clients include such well-known brands as: McFit, Gold’s Gym, World Class, Anytime Fitness, Pure Jatomi Fitness or Fitness Academy.