FORA.tv Speaker - Tye Caldwell

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Biography

Dr. Tye Caldwell is the co-founder & CEO of ShearShare, the first-ever mobile platform that allows stylists to find and book empty salon space on demand. Recognized as a tech visionary and industry pioneer, Dr. Caldwell’s mission is to help beauty and barbering professionals around the world build successful, passion-filled businesses. By disrupting the B2B beauty industry and serving an underserved niche, Tye is enabling more than 1,000,000 licensed professionals to work on their terms, while salon and barbershop owners make money on unused space.

Prior to creating ShearShare, Tye owned and operated an award-winning salon in Dallas, Texas, which was the genesis behind ShearShare. He has worked in beauty for 25 years as a master barberstylist, educator, and small business coach, offering his 20+ years of industry knowledge as a proven roadmap.

Tye serves on the Advisory Boards for multiple beauty schools and is a frequent guest lecturer at barber colleges and hairstyling institutes around the globe. He coaches the next generation of salon and barbershop owners, and his #1 best-selling book, Mentored by Failure: A 5-Point Guide to Long- Term Success in the Beauty & Style Industry, is often used for continuing education curriculum. ShearShare was named Tech. Co’s Startup of the Year 2016 and was the only Texas startup invited to exhibit at the 2016 Startup Grind Global Conference. Mr. Caldwell’s work has been featured in Black Enterprise, American Salon, and TechCrunch.

Dr. Tye Caldwell is a licensed instructor and educator, and received his Doctorate of Professional Barbering from Miracle University. He enjoys international travel, reading, and spending time with his wife, Courtney, and son, Trey.


1 Program

Fundraising from Startup to Scale Up in the Tech Space

05.18.17 | 00:57:28 min | 0 comments