|Yale University, B.Sc.||2005|
Emmett Shear attended Yale University, graduating in 2006. Along with friend and fellow Yale graduate Justin Kan, he co-founded a calendar startup called Kiko in the same year. Kiko was acquired by Tucows CEO Elliot Noss in 2006.
Shear and Kan then co-founded video live-streaming startup Justin.tv in 2007.