Posts Tagged ‘ShearShare’

Follow the Money: Pomp & Whimsy Raises $50K for Female-Focused Gin, iuzeit Gets $500K, Deep Ellum Brewing Sold

Posted by Lance Murray


Pomp & Whimsy, a North Texas, women-run and women-focused maker and marketer of classically distilled gin infused with natural botanical liqueur, has raised $50,000 as part of seed round of funding.


Follow the Money: Wildcat Capital Leads $11M Raise, KonaTel Reaches $1.3M Goal, Upventur Buys Yonder

Posted by Lance Murray


Wildcat Capital Management of Fort Worth led an $11 million Series C financing round as part of a $15 million raise for Sacramento, California-based NeuroVision Imaging Inc., which has an eye-screening

ShearShare Snags Win in Capital Factory Diversity Challenge

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

ShearShare founders Courtney and Tye Caldwell won $100,000 in the Dallas Diversity & Inclusion Investment Challenge Tuesday evening, clearing the way for the McKinney startup to grow its team.

The challenge was put on by Capital Factory in partnership with …

UTD Seed Fund Offers Startup Capital to Its Entrepreneurs

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorFor entrepreneurs who intersect with The University of Texas at Dallas, there’s a new source of startup funding. The UT Dallas Seed Fund offers up to $25,000 to any student, alumni, faculty or staffer with a business startup that looks

$1M Donation Spurs Entrepreneurship Among UT Dallas Students, Staff, Alumni

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorWith a $1 million donation from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation, The University of Texas at Dallas opened Blackstone LaunchPad, a 5,000 square-foot space on the university’s campus in Richardson. 

The facility opened in late April and is equipped with conference …

UTD Seed Fund Makes First Startup Investments

Posted by Heather Noel

The UT Dallas Seed Fund has named local startups ShearShare and Cosmunity as its inaugural investments.

The evergreen fund launched earlier this year within the university’s Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is designed to provide capital to startups progressed beyond …

UTD Entrepreneurs Explore Different Ways to Success

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

Many paths lead to a successful startup. Sometimes the idea has been in an entrepreneur’s brain for years; other times it’s taken experience in the work world to realize a need and act on it.

The following people have either …

UTD Grad, Husband Develop App to Fill Empty Salon Chairs

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

It was a simple idea that has taken one segment of the economy by storm: sell empty beauty salon stations via mobile app.

Courtney Caldwell and her husband, Tye, own Salon 74 by Tye in Plano. For several months after …