Capital Factory, along with Google for Startups, Sana Benefits, Baker Botts, and DivInc, will be hosting the Women in Tech Summit to kick off Austin Startup Week. DALLAS – Oct. 3, 2020 — Together with Capital Factory, Google for Startups, DivInc, and others, ShearShare today announced its participation in the 10th annual Austin Startup Week, […]
Diverse Small Business Leaders Discuss Challenges and Innovations with Location Tech Leader GroundTruth
Don’t forget to join GroundTruth on Monday, October 5, 2020 | 2:00-3:00 PM EST, for a follow-up session to the Diverse Small Business Leaders Discuss Challenges and Innovations with Location Tech Leader GroundTruth webinar. Join this all-star panel of diverse small business owners to learn how quarantine-life has not only impacted consumer behavior, but their business plans. Learn […]
BY MELISSA REPKO ShearShare — shaking up the salon and barbershop industry and the gig economy Another firm believer in collaboration between established companies and startups is ShearShare, co-founded by Courtney Caldwell and husband Tye. ShearShare is a mobile B2B platform that matches salon and barbershop owners with hair, skin and nail technicians seeking to rent professional […]
NEW REPORT: 93% of small businesses reported that they have been negatively affected by the pandemic – but digital tools have acted as a digital safety net. Read 3C’s Digitally Driven report, produced in partnership with Google and Greenberg: #GrowWithGoogle here.
Check out the case study that features our COO, Courtney Caldwell here!
Three startups founded by Black women were awarded grants from Capital One totaling $50,000 “Your success and story is yours to own – don’t compare it to anyone else’s,” said Marty McDonald, Founder and CEO of Boss Women Media. On August 15 and 16, more than 16,000 people tuned-in for the Black Girl Magic Summit. Capital […]
NTX Inno on Fire panel with Dennis Cail (bottom left), co-founder and CEO of Zirtue; Brian Hoang (top middle), CEO of SurviVR; Courtney and Tye Caldwell (top left), co-founders of ShearShare; Richard Margolin (bottom middle), CTO and co-founder of RoboKind; Will Flanagan (bottom right), director of product and strategy at American Inno; and Kevin Cummings […]
As Covid-19 closes salon doors, more beauticians and barbers are becoming independent contractors. According to Courtney Caldwell, cofounder and COO of ShearShare Inc., about 70 percent of beauticians are independent contractors – and that increase was already disrupting the beauty industry before the pandemic. The industry has the second largest number of freelancers, she said. After […]
Next week, we kick off the inaugural Google for Startups Accelerator: Black Founders supporting twelve incredible entrepreneurs and their companies over the next three months with the best of Google’s people, programs, and products. These founders represent only 1% of the ~1,000 highly qualified applicants to the Accelerator program, each solving major challenges through entrepreneurship. As the program kicks […]