Explain what Fleeky is. Fleeky, founded by 25-year-old Anita Grant in June 2018, is a beauty booking platform that connects independent beauty professionals with clients based on location, price and reviews. What inspired you to start Fleeky? My eldest sister was my inspiration for Fleeky. At the age of 19, she decided to quit her job … Continue reading Beauty Booking Platform to Connect Professionals with Clients
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