20 November 2010

Wahanda named Best Commerce Startup at the 2010 Techcrunch Europas

London - November 20, 2010 – Wahanda won the prize of Techcrunch Europa Best Commerce Startup. Techcrunch Europas is a series of awards to honour European web and mobile startup companies.

Judges’ comment at Techcrunch Europas 2010: “In assembling the world’s biggest database of spas, Wahanda is taking on the biggest players and disrupting in a huge niche. It’s further innovating with offers for its community. If Amazon had wanted to ‘do’ health and beauty, this is the way they would have done it.”

Founded in early 2008, Wahanda's founders are former executives from lastminute.com and Yahoo!. In addition to ASI, Wahanda is backed by an impressive list of investors and board members, including the former President of Worldwide Operations at Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Wolf Hengst; co-founder of lastminute.com, Brent Hoberman; former executive chairman of last.fm, Stefan Glaenzer and others.

About Wahanda

Wahanda is UK-based startup company developing a global E-commerce, content and community marketplace for the beauty, health and wellness industries. Founded by veterans of lastminute.com and Yahoo!, Wahanda is looking to revolutionize the way consumers search and book health and beauty treatments by connecting businesses, customers and therapists. For further information, please visit: http://www.wahanda.com

More information about Winners and Finalists of The Europas European Startup Awards 2010: http://eu.techcrunch.com/2010/11/20/the-europas-european-startup-awards-2010-the-winners-and-finalists/