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ABOUT US

Shaping the Future of the Fitness Industry

Glofox is enabling fitness entrepreneurs to build successful, growing businesses and improving worldwide health and wellbeing

10M
FITNESS CLASSES BOOKED YEARLY
44
COUNTRIES AND GROWING
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OUR HISTORY

Founded by Fitness Entrepeneurs for Fitness Entrepeneurs

Our founders Conor, Finn, and Anthony founded Glofox in 2014 to support an industry they saw huge potential in - boutique, group-focused fitness studios and gyms, who know that having a strong brand and a focus on community are important factors to keeping happy and engaged members and growing your business.

OUR PURPOSE

Helping Fitness Business Embrace a New Busines Model

We enable boutique fitness studio owners to maintain authentic relationships with their members, and are building a community of customers at every phase of the life cycle and at scale, whether you own one studio or 100

OUR VALUES

Create a healthier world.

One Team

The whole Glofox team is just that - a team. We function well only if we function together, and everyone is heard and valued.

Blaze A Trail

We strive to be innovative thinkers and doers, and aren't afraid to be the first to give something a try if it's the right thing to do for our customers and our team.

Customer Champions

Our customers are our backbone, and we do all this so that they can succeed. We are always innovating with them in mind.

Act With Integrity

We believe in working with honest, moral, and ethical people.

Be Accountable

The Glofox team delivers on expectations, owns up to their mistakes, and gives credit where credit is due.

TIMELINES

Our Journey to Help Build a Healthier World

January 2014

Zappy Professional services launches custom mobile app and software development services across a range of industries

October 2014

Glofox is born! The Zappy name is dropped and the first iteration of the management dashboard is released from our coworking office space in Downtown Dublin, Ireland

December 2014

Glofox throws it's first holiday party, which was a pretty small affair - 3 guys with some turkey sandwiches

March 2015

Glofox takes it overseas! Our first US based client signs up. Thanks for believing in us http://www.innersmileyoga.org/

May 2015

And we're off to a running start. We get our first seed funding of €500K coming from Enterprise irelands high potential start up fund and business angel, Growing Capital

July 2015

We move into our first office space in the Dublin suburb of Ranelagh. A basement to call our own!

December 2015

Holiday party number 2 - Getting a little bigger! Now we are 8 and we headed to our local pub for some pints and greasy bar food platters.

January 2016

Glofox narrows its focus to be entirely on the boutique fitness industry and the first version of our branded member app is released to deliver on that promise.

December 2016

Our 3rd holiday party -14 Glofoxers head to a nice BYOB dinner at a local restaurant.

February 2017

We make the office official and move to a lovely open plan in an office park in a Dublin commuter town.

March 2017

Our first institutional round of funding comes through! Notion Capital, Partech Ventures, Tribal VC, and Enterprise Ireland back Glofox with €2M to meet global demand and expand the Glofox team

December 2017

Holiday party number 4 and we're hitting critical mass - 30 of us took over a cocktail bar and have quite the soiree

September 2018

We launch our new brand identity and redesigned website with a cleaner and more fitness focused look.

October 2018

Expanded our presence and opened our office in Galway in the west of Ireland.

November 2018

We launch a new and improved version of our member app with all new back-end architecture + enable global payment processing integrations that allow us to support clients in more parts of the world.

December 2018

We move into an even larger office space in a beautiful historic building in downtown Dublin. We host our 5th holiday party here - we're now up to 50 Glofoxers!

January 2019

We open our office in Sydney, Australia, expanding our operations, sales, and support teams into Asia/Pacific.

February 2019

We hit 1 Million end members booking classes and memberships with our studios!

March 2019

Our Los Angeles, California offices open in Playa Vista, which will serve as our US headquarters.

May 2019

We close a $10M Series A funding round led by Octopus Ventures, with additional investment from Partech, Notion Capital and Tribal VC. We'll be using the funds to expand our presence in the US as well as allocating funds to product, developing additional innovative solutions for the enterprise/franchise market.

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Join the Glofox Family

Our team is at the core of what we do. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland and Los Angeles, California with offices in Galway and Sydney, we're changing the fitness industry forever. Check out our careers page for info on how to join us.

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