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press release: Keepme

Keepme celebrated as one of the UK’s Top 12 Startups

17 Jun 2024
Sifted is backed by the Financial Times / Keepme / Sifted
Keepme, a leader in AI-driven CRM solutions for the fitness industry, has been named as one of the UK's top 12 startups to watch for 2024 by Sifted. This recognition highlights Keepme's innovative contributions to the sales and customer service technology sector, which has seen remarkable growth and investment enthusiasm this year.

2024 has been a prosperous year for sales and customer service tech startups, largely driven by the transformative potential of AI. These advancements promise to enhance efficiency, streamline customer interactions, and provide seamless service experiences around the clock. In a landscape where automated solutions are revolutionizing traditional service models, Keepme has emerged as a standout player.

About Sifted

Sifted is the leading media brand for the European startup community. Backed by the Financial Times, they have a dedicated team of journalists who span the continent. The mission of the organization is to give startup founders a platform and to amplify and empower founders, investors and start up operators.

“We are delighted to receive this recognition from such a well respected media brand. Keepme launched in 2018 and it is no secret that during covid, as with many companies within the fitness industry, that it was a struggle to stay afloat. To have come out the other side of that, with a growing customer list globally and a huge industry impact, it is rewarding to have our presence in the space acknowledged.” - Ian Mullane, Keepme CEO & Founder.

Although Keepme was the only software company specific to the fitness industry mentioned, they were in good company. Odore, a big player in the beauty industry with customers such as Urban Decay, Garnier and Dior on their books also made the ranks. Breezy, a modern hiring and applicant tracking software also made the list, the company launched in 2020 and already has customer success stories from the likes of DP Logistics and Dodge Data & Analytics.

AI-Driven Innovation and Efficiency

The global excitement around AI, particularly in enhancing sales and customer service, has propelled startups like Keepme to the forefront. By leveraging AI to optimize lead management, automate administrative tasks, and provide personalized interactions, Keepme is helping fitness businesses thrive in an increasingly competitive market. The recognition by Sifted underscores Keepme's commitment to innovation and excellence in SaaS technology.

“We listen carefully to feedback we get from our current customers and we make platform updates according to the needs of operators. But we also try to foresee their pain points before they happen and provide solutions proactively, helping our customers to stay ahead of the curve. We continually make enhancements to the platform, we never sit still or get complacent with what we already have. That is what keeps us competitive, innovative and at the forefront of the industry.” - Jeet Kholi, Keepme CTO

With accolades like this and the free educational content shared regularly, we are excited to see Keepme’s next move!


More press releases and updates from Keepme:
Keepme has today announced a suite of groundbreaking enhancements to its platform, set to pave the way for the direction that AI will take next as it relates to the Fitness Industry.
Keepme has announced the release of the latest addition to their Best Practice Series - "10 Micro-Strategies to Elevate Membership Sales via Your CRM."
Elevate 2024, the premier event for the fitness, physical activity, and sports therapy industries, has announced two must-attend panel discussions on AI as part of this year's robust program.
In a shift from tradition, Keepme have announced that the upcoming May Open-House session will be led by their expert Marketing team.
Keepme has announced the release of its newest addition to its Best Practice Series: the "Fitness Marketers' Cheat Sheet."
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Address: 71-75 Shelton Street, London, WC2H 9JQ, United Kingdom
Ian Mullane, CEO & founder
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press release: Keepme

Keepme celebrated as one of the UK’s Top 12 Startups

17 Jun 2024
Sifted is backed by the Financial Times / Keepme / Sifted
Keepme, a leader in AI-driven CRM solutions for the fitness industry, has been named as one of the UK's top 12 startups to watch for 2024 by Sifted. This recognition highlights Keepme's innovative contributions to the sales and customer service technology sector, which has seen remarkable growth and investment enthusiasm this year.

2024 has been a prosperous year for sales and customer service tech startups, largely driven by the transformative potential of AI. These advancements promise to enhance efficiency, streamline customer interactions, and provide seamless service experiences around the clock. In a landscape where automated solutions are revolutionizing traditional service models, Keepme has emerged as a standout player.

About Sifted

Sifted is the leading media brand for the European startup community. Backed by the Financial Times, they have a dedicated team of journalists who span the continent. The mission of the organization is to give startup founders a platform and to amplify and empower founders, investors and start up operators.

“We are delighted to receive this recognition from such a well respected media brand. Keepme launched in 2018 and it is no secret that during covid, as with many companies within the fitness industry, that it was a struggle to stay afloat. To have come out the other side of that, with a growing customer list globally and a huge industry impact, it is rewarding to have our presence in the space acknowledged.” - Ian Mullane, Keepme CEO & Founder.

Although Keepme was the only software company specific to the fitness industry mentioned, they were in good company. Odore, a big player in the beauty industry with customers such as Urban Decay, Garnier and Dior on their books also made the ranks. Breezy, a modern hiring and applicant tracking software also made the list, the company launched in 2020 and already has customer success stories from the likes of DP Logistics and Dodge Data & Analytics.

AI-Driven Innovation and Efficiency

The global excitement around AI, particularly in enhancing sales and customer service, has propelled startups like Keepme to the forefront. By leveraging AI to optimize lead management, automate administrative tasks, and provide personalized interactions, Keepme is helping fitness businesses thrive in an increasingly competitive market. The recognition by Sifted underscores Keepme's commitment to innovation and excellence in SaaS technology.

“We listen carefully to feedback we get from our current customers and we make platform updates according to the needs of operators. But we also try to foresee their pain points before they happen and provide solutions proactively, helping our customers to stay ahead of the curve. We continually make enhancements to the platform, we never sit still or get complacent with what we already have. That is what keeps us competitive, innovative and at the forefront of the industry.” - Jeet Kholi, Keepme CTO

With accolades like this and the free educational content shared regularly, we are excited to see Keepme’s next move!


More press releases and updates from Keepme:
Keepme has today announced a suite of groundbreaking enhancements to its platform, set to pave the way for the direction that AI will take next as it relates to the Fitness Industry.
Keepme has announced the release of the latest addition to their Best Practice Series - "10 Micro-Strategies to Elevate Membership Sales via Your CRM."
Elevate 2024, the premier event for the fitness, physical activity, and sports therapy industries, has announced two must-attend panel discussions on AI as part of this year's robust program.
In a shift from tradition, Keepme have announced that the upcoming May Open-House session will be led by their expert Marketing team.
Keepme has announced the release of its newest addition to its Best Practice Series: the "Fitness Marketers' Cheat Sheet."
Keepme
Address: 71-75 Shelton Street, London, WC2H 9JQ, United Kingdom
Ian Mullane, CEO & founder
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Key personnel
Ian Mullane, CEO and founder
Jeet Kohli, chief technical officer
Michelle Thavasi, director of customer success
Hilary McGuckin, director marketing
Jon Dickson, director of sales – EMEA
Chris Guaty, director of sales – North Americas
Key customers
Keepme’s customers are spread across 16 countries globally.
From major franchises in APAC to council leisure centres and Trusts in the UK, to high-end multi-site operators in the Americas and the Middle East.
Plans for the next 12 months
Keepme’s mission is to revolutionize the way fitness operators achieve revenue growth by transforming how they engage with prospects and members. We strive to constantly deliver on the cutting-edge of what technology can offer in our industry, doing so with quick deployment and low resource requirements for our customers.

In the summer of 2023 we launched Keepme Creator, the industry’s first generative AI tool and V3 of our core products, Keepme Sales and Keepme Membership.

In 2024, we strive to continue redefining how the industry operates. As the industry becomes more responsive to AI and technological advancements, we will be here delivering educational content and empowering operators to make the most of AI within their facilities.

We added Keepme Academy to our offering in January 2024, as well as a new scheduling feature - and we have a number of other platform developments planned for the rest of 2024.
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"Before the team had access to Keepme, we faced several challenges. One of the main issues is that leads were arriving into multiple systems and inboxes, making it very difficult to manage and keep track of leads. This was time-consuming and challenging in terms of maintaining an efficient workflow and responding to enquiries/potential opportunities effectively."

– Darryl Dewar, group sales & customer experience manager, BH Live Active
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"What Keepme uniquely offers is the ability to integrate with any fitness industry software platform that has an API...Keepme gives us one seamless digital process and frees our customer experience teams to focus on our members. We have greater customer insights - and no need to download reports, upload triggers, or prepare communications.”

– Gareth Bacon, head of product, Wellfit
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"If you have tried some of the AI content tools on the market, you will find the results are never quite right. So, once I heard that Keepme was coming out with their content creator tool, I had very low expectations. But I have been pleasantly surprised by the diversity with this tool! I have played around with the “tone of voice” and it is spot on."

– Meredith DeAngelis, CMO, Village Health Clubs & Spas
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