#Vote for ShearShare in the 2016 Pitchocracy Competition!

VOTE for ShearShare! Entrepreneurs know every vote counts. Pitchocracy is an interactive pitch competition that celebrates the grit, determination and spirit of Texas entrepreneurs. Ten startups have been selected as finalists. Please take a moment to vote for ShearShare to advance to the final pitch event this month. Online Judging begins November 1, 2016 Cast your vote and […]

Startup Spotlight on ShearShare, Cutting Edge Beauty App for Stylists & Salon Owners

Article originally posted by inDinero’s Melissa Hollis to Customer Spotlight, Case Studies ShearShare’s Story ShearShare, like most great business ideas, originated at the intersection of expertise and necessity. The ShearShare mobile app helps barbers and cosmetologists find open booths to work while salon owners turn their empty chairs into extra dollars. What started as leveraging their personal connections between beauticians and […]

ShearShare Wins Tech. Co Startup of the Year 2016!

At this year’s Innovate! and Celebrate, McKinney, TX-based startup and YC Fellow ShearShare won first place in the Startup of the Year competition. Chosen from an initial batch of nearly 1,000 startups and after semi-finalist competition against approximately 50 other startups in the Startup of the Year race, ShearShare convinced judges that they deserved the top spot […]

Meet the Women Founders of Tech. Co’s Innovate! and Celebrate 2016

Written by Conor Cawley, Reprinted from http://tech.co/women-founders-innovate-celebrate-2016-09 Join Tech.Co and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) this upcoming September for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. Register now to attend! A successful startup ecosystem is not exclusively defined by innovative products and revolutionary services. A truly impressive ecosystem is one that is inclusive, diverse, and overflowing with unique […]

Top 3 Business Must-Haves for Salons in 2016

Originally authored by Salon Sites, reprinted. Entire post can be found here: https://salonsites.co.uk/top-3-business-must-haves-for-salons-2016/ 1.Mobile-friendly EVERYTHING It’s official; more than half of emails are opened on mobile devices and for the first time ever, more than half of all Google searches now occur on mobile devices. A mobile-friendly website has the ability to fit into any screen […]

Why Cosmetology and Barbering are Favored Occupations

Did you know? People share more with their hairdresser or barber than they do with their counselor or psychologist. The global beauty market is worth an estimated $265 billion USD. (That’s billion with a B.) In 2012, U.S. barbers, hairdressers, and cosmetologists held about 856,200 jobs. Nearly half were self-employed. The number of U.S. industry operators […]

Is the Sharing Economy Eating the World?

I just read a post by Tech.co writer John Debby about the benefits of the #sharingeconomy. What is that, you ask? Well, acceding to John, The sharing economy is when one person provides something they own to someone in need. This is typically done on a per use basis for a fee. And if you haven’t heard of […]

ShearShare Featured On Product Hunt As Cool, New App

Huge thanks to the the team at Product Hunt and Y Combinator’s Kat Manalac for featuring the ShearShare app on www.producthunt.com today! Product Hunt is a welcoming community of early adopters, designers, developers, investors, journalists, and fellow product-loving enthusiasts. A few of the comments received: I recently came across your app ShearShare on Product Hunt. I love […]

ShearShare: Our Story

OUR VISION: #BeautyWithoutBorders ShearShare is about access over ownership, community over competition. The idea behind ShearShare started several years ago when Tye and Courtney Caldwell expanded their 16-year-old salon, Salon74 by Tye. With the expansion came the opportunity to fill brand-new salon suites with new stylists. Now, the industry norm is for new beauty and barber school graduates […]