Coils to Locs

Coils to Locs

Ethnically inspired wigs for medical & non-medical hair loss

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Security Type
Retail, Financial Services, Consumer Goods & Products, Healthcare & Medical
Min Investment
Dorchester, MA
Expected Close Date
April 30, 2023
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Key Deal Facts

πŸŽ—οΈ 1 in 3 Black women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime
βœ‚οΈ 46% of women experience medical hair loss; coily/curly wigs are impossible to find at hospitals
πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ¦± Black women outspend other demographics on haircare & beauty by MORE THAN 85%
🌎 That is a $2.3B market for wigs/extensions in America, and growing to $4B+ over the next 4 years
✊🏿 Founders have lived this problem first hand + have worked within the health system for 20+ years
πŸ‘πŸΎ We have partnerships with the top hospitals; incl. Dana Farber Cancer & Massachusetts General
πŸ’» Currently launching D2C e-commerce site; selling directly to women with all types of hair loss
πŸ“Ί Featured on the Today Show, and in the Boston Globe, Forbes, People & Elle

Management Team / Advisory Board Bios

Dianne Shaddock Austin CEO and Co-FounderCancer survivor and serial entrepreneur with expertise as a natural hair and black culture blogger. BS in Mass Communications, Emerson College., Pamela Shaddock COO and Co-FounderWorked in the health-related events space, putting on Avon Breast Cancer Walks and similar fundraising events. In 2020, I slowed my burgeoning career as a supporting actress to commit myself to building CTL full time. Adelphi Alumnus., Cheryl McCloud Chief Engagement OfficerCheryl has professional expertise in communications and community engagement leverages a career working in Communications, Public Relations and Marketing for small businesses, corporations, not-for-profits, healthcare, and government., Howard Chan Web Development & Website ManagementHoward is a multi talented professional who provides technical and high level administrative support to Coils to Locs. In his β€œspare” time, he is a practicing attorney!
Amount Raised : $63,605
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