Ronan Perceval (Phorest)

Aug 29, 2013, 5:00 – 8:00 PM

Ronan is CEO and Founder of, the UK and Ireland’s leading provider of online booking and CRM software to the Hair and Beauty Industry. Prior to founding Phorest, Ronan was a Co-Founder of Demonware (along with our previous guest, Dylan Collins) which was acquired in 2007 by Activision Blizzard for €13m.

In-person event

About this event

Join us on August 29th for an evening with Ronan Perceval, the founder and CEO of Phorest. Ronan has grown the UK and Ireland’s leading provider of online booking and CRM software to the Hair and Beauty Industry. Over a short period, he has grown the company to become one of the leading appointment software firms in the billion dollar European beauty salon market. Building out a platform of this scale is impressive with investment, but even more considering the company just took on external investors in the last year. We're going to hear about this and Ronan's continued efforts to explore new markets and grow the company past it's current €3m+ in revenue. On the evening Ronan will talk about:
  • The challenges involved in building a paying userbase for their SaaS CRM offering
  • The advantages of financing a company, mostly, from revenue.
  • How they've dealt with multiple product iterations and how they've honed their offering over time.
  • Press coverage - how do you get it.

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  • Ronan Perceval




Thursday, August 29, 2013
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM UTC


Networking and Food
Fireside Chat


  • David Connolly

    Chapter Director

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