ShearShare joins the 19th batch of 500 Startups

By Sophie Hatch ShearShare was excited to announce on Twitter that they are in Batch 19 of 500 Startups, a group of startup founders, mentors, and investors from all over the world. 500 Startups was founded by Dave McClure in 2010. Their company name goes beyond the number 500 though, as they have invested in over 1600 companies to date. Their investments […]

Here’s the 19th batch of 500 Startups companies

Posted Nov 18, 2016 by Matthew Lynley (@mattlynley) 500 Startups just wrapped up its 18th batch of company launches last month — which means it’s already looking forward to the next one. This time around, in its 19th batch, the program (no longer called an accelerator, ironically) has 44 companies, ranging from business-to-business software to beauty products. You’ll find […]

ShearShare Featured on Tech While Black.com

Tech While Black is a social enterprise headquarted in Chicago, IL. The organization is comprised of creative and passionate people that love exploring the intersection between technology and culture. Tech While Black is all about people; networking and bringing the people with common interests together to create synergies. We organize local meetups, classes and workshops, […]

ShearShare: From Humble Beginnings to Disrupting the Beauty Space

Written by Philip Bennett on November 17, 2016 It’s magical to watch new companies share their brilliant ideas and compete. There’s almost nothing more uniquely human than taking an idea and turning it into something real — and that’s what nearly 50 startups at the Tech.Co “Innovate and Celebrate!” event did. The Tech.Co Startup of […]

McKinney Couple Wants to Cut Obstacles for Cosmetologists, Stylists with ShearShare

Originally published in the Sunday edition of the Dallas Morning News by tech reporter Melissa Repko on November 20, 2016: THE CONNECTORS: Conversations with visionaries, investors and entrepreneurs from North Texas who are making a mark in the business world. Tye and Courtney Caldwell, wanted to give a boost to the changing salon industry — a business […]

#AnotherOne: 500 Startups Announces Batch 19

Official #500STRONG announcement by Elizabeth Yin, 500 Partner and Resident Awesome Chick: It’s that time again! Announcing our latest Mountain View cohort, Batch 19, with 44 companies. Earlier this year, we experimented with vertical tracks to be able to provide greater value to companies, in particular, categories of interest.  These tracks have allowed companies to receive additional […]

[VIDEOS] The Value of Continuing Education

In a 4-part series, Dr. Tye answers a viewer question about the value of continuing education. So many beauty and barbering professionals feel that they were taught all they need to know early in their career and discount the value of seeking advanced knowledge. Know that success in this industry is not just about your skill set . . . […]

[PODCAST] #BITTechTalk Podcast Episode #103

Listen to “#BITTechTalk ep. #103 w/ Courtney and Tye Caldwell – Founders of ShearShare” on Spreaker.   Or copy and paste this URL: https://www.spreaker.com/user/blacksintechnology/bittechtalk-ep-103-w-courtney-and-tye-ca?utm_source=widget&utm_medium=widget

[VIDEO] 3 Ps to Winning in the Beauty & Barbering Industry

ShearShare CEO Dr. Tye Caldwell gives his 3 Ps to winning in the beauty and barbering industry. Listen to him share his background and lessons learned over the last 25 years. When he coaches new and seasoned professionals, this is just some of the wisdom and encouragement he uses to motivate those of us who […]