ShearShare Named a Silicon Valley Business Journal Favorite

Maybe it was the politically charged times or perhaps it was the campy possibilities of a Valentine’s Day theme that amped up the energy levels of 500 Startups’ Demo Day. Wherever the charge came from, sparks flew at the Computer History Museum on Wednesday afternoon. At the center of it all, as usual, was 500 […]

ShearShare Named App of the Week

Written by Tom Huskerson 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 […]

How “Couplepreneurs” Make Each Other Better

In the world of entrepreneurship, it’s not uncommon to find cofounders being husband and wife who are able to keep their partnership going strong before and after clocking out at the end of the day. Tech.Co’s own CEO Frank Gruber and COO Jen Consalvo, exemplify the “couplepreneurs” of the startup world: They teamed up to head Tech.Co, and the media […]

ShearShare is “So Cool,” a Mix of Entrepreneurship, Corporate Experience, & Tech

Shaquita Graham, Founder of BlackTekLab.net, debunks a few myths on building success and discusses what it means to be a smart “business builder” and how that relates to technology. In the second segment of her video podcast around minute 5:15, Ms. Graham takes a look at our cofounders, Dr. Tye & Courtney Caldwell, creators of the new […]

Here’s the 19th batch of 500 Startups companies

Posted Nov 18, 2016 by Matthew Lynley (@mattlynley) 500 Startups just wrapped up its 18th batch of company launches last month — which means it’s already looking forward to the next one. This time around, in its 19th batch, the program (no longer called an accelerator, ironically) has 44 companies, ranging from business-to-business software to beauty products. You’ll find […]

ShearShare Featured on Tech While Black.com

Tech While Black is a social enterprise headquarted in Chicago, IL. The organization is comprised of creative and passionate people that love exploring the intersection between technology and culture. Tech While Black is all about people; networking and bringing the people with common interests together to create synergies. We organize local meetups, classes and workshops, […]

ShearShare: From Humble Beginnings to Disrupting the Beauty Space

Written by Philip Bennett on November 17, 2016 It’s magical to watch new companies share their brilliant ideas and compete. There’s almost nothing more uniquely human than taking an idea and turning it into something real — and that’s what nearly 50 startups at the Tech.Co “Innovate and Celebrate!” event did. The Tech.Co Startup of […]

#AnotherOne: 500 Startups Announces Batch 19

Official #500STRONG announcement by Elizabeth Yin, 500 Partner and Resident Awesome Chick: It’s that time again! Announcing our latest Mountain View cohort, Batch 19, with 44 companies. Earlier this year, we experimented with vertical tracks to be able to provide greater value to companies, in particular, categories of interest.  These tracks have allowed companies to receive additional […]