Braxton Manley


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Braxton Manley is an American entrepreneur. Braxton started Braxley Bands in 2017 and is based in Austin.[1]

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Company

Braxley Bands

Twitter

@braxtonmanley (575 followers)

Instagram

@braxtonmanley (1.82K followers)

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Braxley Bands

Braxton started Braxley Bands in 2017. They detail the beginnings of their company in their Starter Story interview: [1]

Q: How did you get started on Braxley Bands?

I have always had a fascination with art and style. I've also always loved creating things in many different formats. The idea for Braxley Bands started because of a personal desire for a more comfortable Watch band option and the need to come up with a project idea for my marketing class. My band at the time was the original band Apple included which is made from cheap-feeling plastic. Furthermore, the only options out there at the time were very plain solid colored designs. I wanted to jazz it up.

I had absolutely no background in anything related to business when I got started aside from me being a Junior marketing major. While I did learn some foundational stuff in business school, most everything eCommerce related was learned either from podcasts, books, people on social media, or mentors.

We didn’t have a big budget at all when we were getting started because we didn’t want to take an investor. That way we could play by our own rules. Also, who would ever give us money? So we had to learn everything ourselves. Everything from accounting to photoshop to supply chain management.

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