upsideEpisode 39
UP027: ShearShare // an on-demand marketplace for stylists who need work space
UP027: ShearShare // an on-demand marketplace for stylists who need work space
By Jay Clouse and Eric Hornung • View the Website

Dr. Tye Caldwell is the Co-founder and CEO of ShearShare. Tye holds a Doctorate of Professional Barbering and is a #1 best-selling author on how to achieve long-term success in the beauty and style industry. He is a recognized beauty expert with more than 20 years of experience in salon and barbershop operations, company culture, customer retention, and team building, he is often called upon to speak at cosmetology and barber schools nationwide.

Courtney Caldwell is the Cofounder & COO of ShearShare. Prior to cofounding ShearShare, Courtney managed a boutique consulting firm where she fast-tracked international sales & marketing success for brands such as Zendesk, Zenefits, and Qualtrics. Courtney is a winner of two 2016 Killer Content Awards, named a 2015 Direct Marketing News "40 Under 40" Honoree, a "Top #Nifty50 Women in Tech on Twitter,” and Distinguished Young Alumna of the Year by Texas Military Institute.


ShearShare connects salon and barbershop owners to licensed stylists to fill unused suites and stations on demand. Salon and barbershop owners make money on their empty chairs while licensed cosmetologists and barbers find professional space to work by the day.

Founded in 2015, ShearShare is based in Dallas, Texas, and a 500 Startups alum.

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