Alumna Tech Entrepreneur Shares Insights at Women’s Leadership Series Event

Originally published at https://jindal.utdallas.edu/news/alumna-tech-entrepreneur-shares-insights-at-womens-leadership-series-event. Courtney Caldwell, MBA’06 “Fail fast,” Courtney Caldwell, MBA’06, told the audience at the most recent Women in Leadership Series event at the Naveen Jindal School of Management. “If you don’t hear anything else from me, then hear ‘fail fast.’ To me, failure is just pivoting. It’s just figuring out another way of […]

Alumna Tech Entrepreneur Shares Insights at Women’s Leadership Series Event

February 16, 2018 | Alumni, Development, Events, Corporate Courtney Caldwell, MBA’06 “Fail fast,” Courtney Caldwell, MBA’06, told the audience at the most recent Women in Leadership Series event at the Naveen Jindal School of Management. “If you don’t hear anything else from me, then hear ‘fail fast.’ To me, failure is just pivoting. It’s just figuring out another way of […]

Five Biggest Mistakes a Salon Owner Can Make

by Celeste Trapp, originally published here Owning any business is not an easy job, certainly not a guarantee for profitability, or even staying in business. If you own a salon or even if you want to own a salon, take note of these five mistakes commonly made that could affect your profitability and success: 1) […]

Our Beauty Industry is 1.2 Million Strong

Originally published on Stylist Newspaper Is it still considered a “march” if only a few people show up to walk together? Is a protest noticed if only a few people participate? How impactful is a “rally” of one? Marches, protests, rallies are effective because of the number of people participating. Change is accomplished when humans work […]

This App Lets Salons And Stylists Cut More Hair And Bigger Paychecks

02.14.18 STARTUP REPORT This App Lets Salons And Stylists Cut More Hair And Bigger Paychecks ShearShare, which lets freelance stylists rent out unused salon space, sees an opportunity to help the beauty and grooming industry adapt to the gig economy. BY PAVITHRA MOHAN4 MINUTE READ In 2012, a stylist approached Tye Caldwell to ask if she could […]

ShearShare Wins $100K in Diversity & Inclusion Investment Challenge

by Sequoia Blodgett | [ BIO ] February 3, 2018 Co-founders, Courtney and Tye Caldwell (Image: ShearShare) ShearShare, a platform that connects salon and barbershop owners to independent stylists to fill unused suites and stations on-demand, recently won $100K in the Diversity & Inclusion Investment Challenge presented by Capital Factory in partnership with the DEC (the Dallas Entrepreneur Center), […]

8 Things to Love About the Hair Industry

Originally published on American Salon by  Michelle McKelvey | Whether you fell in love with hairdressing while you were braiding a friend’s hair in elementary school, or you felt inspired at your very first salon visit, chances are you remember the exact moment you realized your passion for the craft. But what made you stick around? Though I’m […]

Capital Factory, Dallas Entrepreneur Center and DivInc Award $100,000 to ShearShare of Dallas

Originally published by Silicon Hills, a news source that covers technology news about Austin and San Antonio by writer lalorek. In Dallas, ShearShare, a startup that created an app to allow barbers and hair stylists to rent salon space on the fly, won $100,000 in a diversity investment challenge last week. The diversity challenge, announced last Fall by Captial […]