Tousled: A Beautiful Disruption

Tousled, the winner of AngelHack Seattle 2014, brings Beauty On-Demand.

It’s official — the winners from last year’s AngelHack are getting bigger; and bolder. A full-time endeavor since late last year, Tousled (formerly known as Vera Beauty) has been debuting all over the city to help make beauty totally convenient & accessible.

Chosen to pitch at one of the most anticipated tech-events of the year, Tousled will be taking part in the Tech Crunch Seattle Pitch-off…wOOt! First place winners get a Startup Alley table at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, and second and third receive tickets to the event (more details about the event below).

So, what’s the secret to the sustained success?
Team up with Strong Partners and Make Smart Moves

Open for business since early May, the team has been busy fulfilling orders and recruiting talented entrepreneurs to the team. Thanks to AngelHack, Tousled has connected with a couple of fantastic Angel mentors to help build & grow the business. Nothing like experience to avoid making the same mistake twice.


Coffee & Company. From left-to-right — CEO Priya Dandawate next to Don Myers, Style Expert, & Bob Crimmins, Angel Adviser

How It Works

Traffic, parking, schedules…it all adds up. We help you save an hour, if not two, in your day by having your next beauty appointment come directly to you.

As a creative marketplace for mani/pedis, hair, makeup & more, Tousled helps beauty professionals find new clients. We believe in empowered independent artists and offer fair commission rates, helping freelancers build a brand. We’ve built a robust vetting process to recruit talented & reliable beauty professionals in areas around the city.

Join the Revolution

Creative, bold and disruptive, Tousled is ushering in a brand new era of beauty. We’re making waves in Seattle by collaborating with exciting tech startups like Siren, Geekwire’s App of the Year, and top designers from Seattle Fashion Week. We’re always looking for fresh creative talent, be it BizDev, Web Development or Design. Drop us a line if you’re interested — or reach out to our CEO directly on LinkedIn, Priya Dandawate.

A little about the Tech Crunch Seattle Pitch-offs
Around ten startups from the area will have exactly sixty seconds to present their products on stage to a live audience and a panel of expert VC judges and TC editorial staff. The judges will run a quick Q&A after each pitch, and at the end of presentations, deliberate backstage to determine a winner.


We get it, finding a stylist can be daunting. It’s your look — the details matter. That’s why we created, your connection to vetted local talent.
A pair of picky clients ourselves, we wanted to create a place where ladies could recommend stylists to each other and talk about their beauty experiences.

Guest Post by Tousled CEO Priya Dandawate. View original post on Medium.