6 Master Barbers and Hairstylists Share the Productivity Apps They Can’t Live Without

Working in the beauty industry produces a full life and an even fuller schedule.So many apps help with productivity, forming good habits, and organization, that there are too many from which to choose. Here are six of our favorite apps recommended by renowned beauty and barbering professionals to help maintain peak performance on a day-to-day basis: Raymond […]

ShearShare Named On Tech Street’s App of the Week

Business success is about finding the sweet spot where supply meets demand. The right recipe mixing supply and demand creates opportunity. Thats is why ShearShare is the App of the Week and Start Up of the Year. ShearShare is the brainchild of Courtney and Tye Caldwell. This ingenious couple created an app that allows barbers, beauticians, […]

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 […]

18 DFW Startups Vie in Tech.Co’s Reader Poll

BY LANCE MURRAY • JUL 10, 2017 Tech.Co is asking its readers to name their favorite startup in its South region — Central Texas, excluding Austin — in an online Reader’s Choice Poll. The list of startups on the ballot includes 18 from the Dallas-Fort Worth region, and the poll will help Tech.Co in the selection of the top 100 startup […]

Beauty Tech Wins at the L’Oréal Digital NEXT Generation Awards

by Tishin Donkersley What an exciting time to be a beauty entrepreneur. According to a report by Forbes, the industry is expected to be a $445 billion market and expected to reach $675 billion by 2020. And according to CB Insights, 62 privately held beauty companies were acquired in 2016. For startups entering the market, it’s looking pretty attractive. […]

UTD Seed Fund Offers Startup Capital to Its Entrepreneurs

For entrepreneurs who intersect with The University of Texas at Dallas, there’s a new source of startup funding BY UT DALLAS NAVEEN JINDAL SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT • JUL 12, 2017   For entrepreneurs who intersect with The University of Texas at Dallas, there’s a new source of startup funding. The UT Dallas Seed Fund offers up to $25,000 to any […]

ShearShare New Partnership Simplifies the Financials for Solo Artists

ShearShare, a global marketplace that allows salon and barbershop owners to rent their excess suites and booths to licensed cosmetologists and barbers on demand, has partnered with Track and First American Payment Systems to provide financial resources to self-employed beauty and grooming professionals who use the ShearShare platform. Powered by Track, freelance beauty and grooming professionals will now have access […]