ShearShare Cofounder to Speak at 2018 D CEO Women’s Leadership Symposium

D CEO magazine invites you to join us at the third annual Women’s Leadership Symposium on May 31, 2018 from 7:30AM to 12:30PM at the Hilton Anatole Dallas! The half day symposium will be an opportunity to inform, educate and inspire leaders on subjects such as: Mentorship & Sponsorship, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, and Leadership & Culture. Through a series […]

2018 Women in Technology Awards honorees announced

By Dallas Business Journal Staff, originally published here For the 5th annual Women in Technology Awards, the Dallas Business Journal will honor 26 leaders that are making a difference through technology at their workplaces. Applied sciences, bioengineering, FXO IT financials – these women mastermind ways to keep their companies and organizations current and compliant while […]

ShearShare Wins Judge’s Favorite Award at Google Demo Day

ShearShare, a mobile app that lets licensed cosmetologists and barbers rent professional space to work by the day, was awarded Judge’s Favorite at Google Demo Day alongside FinTech startup Increase.  In addition to winning the award, the two companies have received a $250,000 investment commitment from Revolution’s Rise of the Rest (ROTR) seed fund. Founded by Dr. […]

“I went to Google Demo Day in San Francisco for the First Time”

by Roya Sabeti, originally published here This was my first time attending! 🙂 What is Google Demo day? Each year, Google brings together a group of compelling investable companies, from around the world to highlight innovative technology and drive investment beyond Silicon Valley. Besides lunch on the beautiful google rooftop…. It’s never actually this sunny in SF! It’a […]

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 […]

3 Bad Habits CEOs Picked Up In 2017 And How They Plan To Break Them

Six CEOs share the least productive behaviors and blind spots they acquired over the past 12 months. On the agenda for 2018? Self-care and unplugging. BY PAVITHRA MOHAN 3 MINUTE READ If last year felt like a never-ending avalanche of shocking headlines, push notifications, and crises to react to–plus a big heaping spoonful of mindless distractions dumped on top of […]

Dr. Tye and Courtney Caldwell give beauty pros freedom with ShearShare

by Alaina Nicole From cornrows to high-top fades, history has repeated itself with the most eccentric styles in the beauty industry. Unfortunately, the talented professionals behind these iconic hairdos have struggled to find and maintain their footing. Power couple Dr. Tye and Courtney Caldwell saw this gap between advancing from the kitchen to the salon and created the app ShearShare, […]

Take Control of Your Spending

Reprinted from original post here by industry professional Elizabeth Morris. For free tax help for freelance stylists, take advantage of this brand-new service! In terms of your business, clients are important. I call them clients because customers are usually a once or twice occurrence whereas clients are ongoing. Clients are long term and that is […]

The ShearShare Power Couple Takes Their Startup to The Next Level

by Kandia Johnson Strategic partnerships are advancing their startup Since September 2016, Black Enterprise.com has followed the journey of ShearShare, a marketplace which allows salon and barbershop owners to rent their excess suites and booths to licensed cosmetologists and barbers on demand with their phone, in cities and countries around the world. Now, Shear Share co-founders, husband-and-wife Courtney and Tye Caldwell, […]