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All Your Sitters in One Spot

Imagine it's Friday afternoon and you get a text from your friend, "Hey, what are you up to tonight? We have extra tickets to a concert and would love for you to join us. We're leaving in an hour." If you're single, or married without kids, you might be footloose,...

Komae Messaging : Connect the Dots

Okay, okay. That might not be exactly what Forrest said, but I think it's just as true. Everything is Connected. At Komae, we believe life is all about connections. And we believe that if you pay close attention, you'll notice that those connections, well, connect!...

Komae is Leaving for Silicon Valley!

When Amy and I read the philosophy of the Women’s Startup Lab in Silicon Valley, we knew it was a place we needed to be. What is Women’s Startup Lab? “Women’s Startup Lab is a business accelerator that empowers female founders to be strong leaders, create impactful...

Komae Year in Review : 2017

*Coupon Code for Premium* Reflecting back on 2017 here at Komae, we are incredibly thankful. We’ve grown by 7500 users, expanded our team, moved to a brighter office, and closed a fundraising round of $500k. But most importantly, we’ve talked to our fans (that’s you!), we’ve listened, and we’ve reformatted our product to give you what you’re looking for.

The New & Improved Komae

You asked and we listened! Isn’t that a good feeling? Hey Komae’rs. This is Audrey Wallace, Co-Founder and CEO of Komae. We are really excited to announce our first major upgrade to our app!

Make the First Move Towards FREE Babysitting

We get it.  Making the first move is hard. Do they really like you?  Did they really mean it when they said they wanted to share free babysitting with you?  I mean, they haven't asked you to watch their kids yet.  And you haven't asked them.  What if they were just...

Moms Build New App that is Changing Parents’ Lives.

In the spring of 2014, Audrey and I were two stressed out stay-at-home moms, each trying to run our own side hustle while maintaining healthy marriages, friendships, and self-care.  The balancing act of parenthood is no joke. And it can quickly leave moms and dads...

Announcement: Komae is available on Google Play!

Well friends... Komae is kicking off 2017 with a bang! As of today, Komae is available for you to download in the Google Play store.  And in just a few weeks, you will be able to find it in the App Store for iPhone as well! What Do You Want Next? Here at Komae, we...

Komae Year in Review – 2016

At the start of 2016, Komae was still in the idea phase.  While we had secured our initial funding through Kickstarter and the winning of two pitch competitions, development of our technology had hardly begun and Audrey and I had no idea the professional development...

Exchanging Free Babysitting Just Got Easier : NEW FEATURES!

We've been talking to our customers asking them what they want to see more of in their Komae experience and what we heard were two resounding things... ease and flexibility.  So we brainstormed.  We planned.  We developed.  And we delivered.  Here are the three new...

Say Yes to Free Babysitting and Win a $100 Etsy Giftcard!

Who wants free babysitting?  Who loves shopping on Etsy?  Who wants to support Small Business Saturday?? We do!  And we know you do, too! To celebrate the beauty that is entrepreneurship and small businesses, we've decided to run a fun little contest by giving you TWO...

Komae Releases OPEN Beta – Join for Free Today!

High-Fives and Fist-Bumps!  We did it! The Komae team would like to give a big shout out to our supporters and express our heartfelt THANKS to everyone who helped make the September launch of our babysitting exchange app a resounding success! As of October 1, Komae...

Fall in Love With Free Babysitting

Well, that was fast! A few days at the beach, some fireworks, one late summer trip, and suddenly we fall into, well, fall!   Here in Ohio, the arrival of Autumn means pumpkin spice lattes, farmers markets, and the familiar rituals of school year activities. But THIS...

It’s Official: Our Kickstarters Can Now Join Beta!

With the launch of our Komae app scheduled for a special group of our online community today (our Kickstarter backers!!), our team decided to it would be fun to Google Merriam-Webster’s definition of “Kick-Start” – and actually laughed out loud when we read the first...

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