jen gotch starts ban.do, a one-of-a-kind hair accessories company, with a friend in LA.
ban.do is featured on daily candy (rip!), a newsletter that showcased cool businesses.
ban.do moves into its first office—a teeeeny tiny spot on beverly boulevard.
nylon magazine writes about ban.do! it’s our first-ever feature article.
the first ban.do employee is hired. and guess what. she still works with us on special projects.
ban.do designs a piece for anthropologie!!!
yeah, yeah. ban.do collaborates on a hair accessories line with taylor swift. no big deal.
ban.do starts making more than just hair accessories—we’re talkin’ phone cases.
atlanta gift show, here we come! ban.do has its first booth at a trade show.
ban.do moves into the party house (right across from chateau marmont) with six employees.
the first ban.do planners are released and they sell out within 2 weeks!
ban.do introduces #girlspopup, a collection of products by our favorite brands.
honor roll, ban.do’s free business advice series, kicks off!
apparel?? yep. ban.do launches a collection that includes tees and sweatshirts.
now with 12 employees, ban.do moves to the penthouse in hollywood.
forbes features a story on jen and #forbes is born. #forbes
omg. ban.do starts the year with 40 (!!!) employees.
ban.do creates its first handbag line. it’s called “bff bags.”
ban.do works with starbucks (maybe you’ve heard of them) to create a collection for asia pacific.
half a million followers on ban.do’s instagram, baby!
wanna go to the mall?? ban.do opens the mall (a shopping event space) right below the penthouse.
ban.do introduces its first philanthropic effort, feel better, that promotes good mental health.
it’s ban.do’s tenth birthday! woohoo!