How does Braid work?

Start your Braid Pool

Braid Pools are free to use. Start as many as you need.

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Share your Pool Link to collect money

Contributors don't need a Braid account to contribute to your pool.

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Send money directly from your pool

You can send funds from your pool to any debit card or phone number instantly.

Easy contribution

Contributors don't need a Braid account to chip in.

Free to use

Start as many pools as you need.

Personalize your Pool Link

Make it unique to your group and goal.

Spend with the pool debit card

Coming soon.

See transactions as they happen

Track contributions, and spending with timely notifications and monthly statements.

Run your pool solo or as a team

Invite collaborators and set permissions for what they can do. Decide who can spend, set spending limits and more.

How are people using Braid?

Braid is safe and secure


We use best-in-class security and compliance practices to keep your money safe and personal data private.


All payment and personal information is encrypted end-to-end using SSL 256-bit encryption.


Get timely notifications for pool transactions, so you’re always in the loop.

Frequently Asked Questions

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