Founders Stories is a monthly series open to all entrepreneurs. From idea to exit or somewhere in the middle, we’ll talk with startup founders about what it takes to start a successful company.
Every month we’ll choose one founder to give their story— which includes their successes, failures and even the grey areas along the way.
This month you’ll hear from Dr. Tye and Courtney Caldwell, founders of ShearShare!
and Courtney Caldwell
are the cofounders of ShearShare
, the first on-demand salon and barbershop space rental app. Recognized as tech visionaries and industry pioneers, the Caldwells’ mission is to help fellow beauty and barbering professionals around the world maximize their earnings potential.
ShearShare is the first Texas startup to win Google Demo Day, L’Oreal’s Women in Digital NEXT Generation Award, and Tech. Co’s Startup of the Year. The Caldwells’ work has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Fast Company, Forbes, Black Enterprise, Modern Salon, and Salon Today. They are alums of YC Fellowship and 500 Startups, two world-renowned programs for creating top-end entrepreneurs.
The Caldwells live in McKinney, Texas, and are proud parents to son Trey, a first-year cadet and football player at the United States Air Force Academy.
WHAT TO EXPECT
6:00pm – Networking
6:30pm – Introduction
7:00pm – Questions & Continued Networking