Streamed live on May 18, 2017 Our ShearShare cofounders were invited to speak at the 2017 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit in Houston, Texas, last week. Watch the video below, here’s how they paid it forward: Raising capital is one of the most challenging aspects of entrepreneurship. Leading venture capital experts and entrepreneurs who have secured financing […]
Help us get ShearShare into the hands of more people! We just announced our very first ShearShare Influencer Program! Now when you refer a new salon, barbershop, or spa host, you’ll get $5. For each new stylist you refer, you get $20. For details and to get started, go here. Thanks in advance!
Join Jason Towns, Managing Director of Groundwork Ventures, and ShearShare, as Sequoia Blodgett, Black Enterprise Silicon Valley Tech Editor, moderates! Register for the event and see the speaker lineup here: http://tinyurl.com/n7aggf8
The average salon or barbershop operates at only 40 percent capacity on any given day, while 80 percent of licensed stylists drop out of the industry within five years due to a lack of resources which includes affordable salon or booth space to launch and grow their business. The ShearShare marketplace was designed to bridge […]
ShearShare, an app-based global marketplace with listings in more than 300 cities and 11 countries, allows licensed beauty and barbering professionals to rent salon space on demand. “After 25 years in this industry, as the owner of an award-winning salon, the most common pain point for stylists at all levels is availability and affordability of […]
The fund launched earlier this year has named its inaugural investments in UTD-releated startups. The UT Dallas Seed Fund has named local startups ShearShare and Cosmunity as its inaugural investments. The evergreen fund launched earlier this year within the university’s Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is designed to provide capital to startups progressed beyond an idea and needing to […]
The world’s largest 1-day barber expo! Over 10,000 licensed barbers under one roof! The CT Barber Expo 7 was held April 22-23, 2017 at the Connecticut Convention Center, located in the capital city of Hartford. CT Barber Expo 7 took place in downtown Hartford, Connecticut at The Connecticut Convention Center. Over 450 barbers competed in […]
On Thursday, April 27, 2017, the University of Texas at Dallas hosted the grand opening of its Blackstone LaunchPad. Congrats to our team for being the first alumni recipient of the UT Dallas seed fund! Here’s to a long, prosperous relationship. Blackstone LaunchPad is a campus-based entrepreneurship program at UT Dallas. The program is accessible by over […]