The 21 North Texas startups to watch in 2021

ShearShare Named as a North Texas Start Up to Watch in 2021

By Kevin Cummings – NTX Inno Staff WriterDecember 15, 2020, 10:01am CST Through pandemic and pivots, the North Texas tech scene continues to emerge as a growing hub of startup activity, with the year seeing large later-stage funding rounds, exits, IPOs and even the coronation of a new unicorn. However, as we head into a new year, […]

ShearShare Partners with Insurance Leader for First-of-Its-Kind Usage-Based Insurance Products

Every booking on ShearShare is now covered by $1,000,000 in liability protection, and stylists can purchase professional liability insurance by the day ShearShare, the largest provider of on-demand salon and barbershop space rentals worldwide, today announced a partnership with Bigfoot Insurance, a Coverholder at Lloyd’s of London, and ibott, leaders in providing insurance to the sharing […]

McKinney-Based Beauty Tech Startup ShearShare Closes $2.3 Million Seed Round

The announcement comes during a time of rapid financial growth for the company, as ShearShare reaches $3.4 million in overall funding. ShearShare’s co-founding couple Courtney and Dr. Tye Caldwell. [Image: Courtesy ShearShare]BY RILEY FARRELL • NOV 9, 2020 ShearShare, which calls itself the first mobile marketplace for stylists, announced it has closed $2.3 million in seed funding. ShearShare’s […]

The Briefing: Conductor Raises $150M, And More

Viking Global leads Conductor’s $150M raise Conductor, a Brazil-based card issuing and banking-as-a-service software platform, raised $150 million in a round led by Viking Global Investors, with additional participation from investors including Sunley House Capital. This is Viking Global’s first private investment in Latin America, the company said. Conductor intends to use the new funds on product development […]

ShearShare Raises $2.3M in Oversubscribed Seed Funding as the Number of Independent Stylists Continues to Increase During the Pandemic

Dallas, TX, November 2, 2020 – ShearShare, the largest provider of on-demand salon and barbershop space rentals worldwide, today announced it has closed $2.3 million in seed funding.  Existing investors Precursor Ventures, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, Structure Capital, Backstage Capital, and 500 Startups participated, alongside new participants Bread and Butter Ventures, ArlanWasHere […]

The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report: 11/2/20

The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report takes us on a trip across various ecosystems in the US, highlighting some of the notable funding activity in the various markets that we track. The notable startup fundings for the week ending 10/31/20 featuring funding details for ShearShare, Jiko, Hubilo, and twenty-one more rounds you must know about. […]

McKinney startup ShearShare closes $2.3M seed round to accelerate growth

By Kevin Cummings – NTX Inno Staff Writer October 28, 2020, 11:41am CDT For salon stylists and barbers: rent a chair in an existing space and let the customers line up. That’s the concept behind McKinney-based marketplace platform ShearShare. It’s taken off since the startup’s launch in 2017, with spaces in more than 600 cities available on its […]

ShearShare CEO Elected to the Professional Beauty Association Advisory Council

Dr. Tye Caldwell becomes the first Black male to join the beauty industry’s leading association Dallas, TX, October 26, 2020 – ShearShare, the largest provider of on-demand salon and barbershop space rentals worldwide, today announced that its cofounder & CEO Dr. Tye Caldwell has been newly elected to serve on the Advisory Council for the […]