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Q&A: Rock Pamper Scissors founder & former Just Eat CMO Mat Braddy on earning growth and his life-sized Tardis

Mat Braddy

At Tech City News, we’re always keen to shine a light on those who make up the UK’s thriving technology community.

This week, we spoke with Mat Braddy, former CMO of  takeaway ordering platform Just Eat and founder of Rock Pamper Scissors, an app that enables users to book appointments with local hairdressers and beauticians. He talked about earning growth, not buying it, plus his life-sized Tardis. 

Startup name: Rock Pamper Scissors
Funding: £1.2m
Staff count: 15
Location: Nottingham
Founded: Jan 2015

Q: Where did the idea come from?

Whilst building Just Eat, the CEO David Buttress and I were out on high streets regularly. It always puzzled us that no one has been able to bring haircut booking online. So we naively thought we’d give it a try by setting up our own team. He’s still busy doing grown up PLC work, so I get to have the fun building a startup....