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March 17, 2021: Emmily Bowman, Founder & CEO

 Braidbabes is a woman-owned mobile braiding company that creates high-quality custom braids on demand at the customer's location.  In addition to providing pinterest-quality braids, braidbabes provides a fun experience that includes music and photos that customers share on social media. Braidbabes offers individual appointments, group, bachelorette and wedding parties and monthly subscriptions.

Braidbabes started by serving clients in Buffalo and Rochester and has experienced rapid, safe, growth in spite of COVID-19 disruptions. Sales have grown organically, with over 5,000 heads braided in Buffalo. Happy customers share high-quality photos with their friends via social media and are generating new customers. The company has a growing community of over 11.7K followers on Instagram, over 4.4K likes on facebook and over 2.8K members in a private facebook group.

Braidbabes has teams of trained braiders in each location that is serves, has launched service in Nashville this month, and plans to quickly expand into new, larger regions. The company team is supported by investors and mentors from the local startup community and techstars. Go to to learn more.


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