Medical VR Startup Takes First at UTD Big Idea Competition

PHOTO GALLERY | Neuro Rehab VR creates virtual and augmented reality therapy games to help patients with traumatic brain injuries, neurodegenerative diseases, or those who have suffered a stroke. Steve Guengerich speaks at the UTD Big Idea Competition 2017. BY HEATHER NOEL • NOV 17, 2017 From giving attraction maps the augmented reality treatment via a mobile app […]

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 […]

TDLR’s Response to Hurricane Harvey Disaster

Hurricane Harvey has brought unprecedented devastation to our fellow Texans. Everyone at TDLR is prepared to serve those in need in any way we can. In response to the disaster declaration by Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation is implementing fast-track licensing procedures for all eligible TDLR licensees located in the affected […]

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, […]

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 […]

Salon Today: ShearShare On-Demand Salon Space Rental App

The average salon or barbershop operates at only 40 percent capacity on any given day, while 80 percent of licensed stylists drop out of the industry within five years due to a lack of resources which includes affordable salon or booth space to launch and grow their business. The ShearShare marketplace was designed to bridge […]

ShearShare Receives Seed Funding from UT-Dallas Blackstone LaunchPad!

On Thursday, April 27, 2017, the University of Texas at Dallas hosted the grand opening of its Blackstone LaunchPad. Congrats to our team for being the first alumni recipient of the UT Dallas seed fund! Here’s to a long, prosperous relationship. Blackstone LaunchPad is a campus-based entrepreneurship program at UT Dallas. The program is accessible by over […]

16 Ways Leading Entrepreneurial Women Balance Work and Life

by Elliot Volkman There is a myth often shared amongst entrepreneurs and those working in startups that achieving work-life balance is within the realm of possibility. Not just a possibility, but after you put in the foundation and grueling first few years of work, you can switch over to a standard 9-5, while spending time with […]

After 500 Startups, ShearShare Plans Silicon Valley Move

by Elliot Volkman. Read story in its original form here. Last year we dubbed a new startup, ShearShare, startup of the year due to a combination of their amazing team and organizational focus. When we last spoke to the founders, Courtney and Tye Caldwell, they were nearing the end of their time with 500 Startups, but already seeing the […]