Join us at IGNITION: Media, Technology & Transformation!

Read original article HERE Written by Henry Blodget   Our ninth annual IGNITION: Media, Technology & Transformation conference is just six weeks away, happening at Spring Studios in New York City, December 3-4. We’d love to see you there! As always, IGNITION challenges you to think differently. This year’s program features a hugely impressive group […]

From Good to Great: 4 Traits of Awesome Beauty Professionals

Beauty and barbering professionals are first creative and artistic. That’s you. And that’s me. Over my 25 years of industry experience, however, I’ve noted that it takes a bit more than just talent to be successful in what I feel is the best industry in the world. In fact, there are four main traits and […]

ShearShare Investor & UTD LaunchPad Director Wins Tech Titans Award

Undergrad students learn about venture capital, investing strategies in academic class Startup founders make presentations to seed fund class members, answering their questions as students consider funding decisions. BY BRITTANY MAGELSSEN • OCT 2, 2018 It was a class Bryan Chambers wishes he could have taken in college. A few years ago, Chambers, director of  Blackstone LaunchPad at The University of […]

Big Ideas Get Cash Infusion at UTD Competition

Originally published here by Jeanne Spreier Celebrity judges weigh on student pitches at the annual Big Idea Competition at UT Dallas. UT Dallas finance-economics sophomores Jason Tran and Konan Mirza and electrical engineering student Yosias Kassaye are Alta Air founders (left to right). Their team won 3rd place and $2,500 for the best undergraduate idea. […]

ShearSharer Gives American Salon Readers 5 Textured Hair Tips

Read Original Article HERE written by Pekela Riley   Natural texture is gaining well-deserved recognition in the beauty industry and Pekela Riley is at the forefront of the movement. As a celebrity hairstylist, educator, influencer and entrepreneur, Riley is celebrated for her aesthetics in both texture and haircutting. Most recently, she was was named Ulta Beauty’s newest Pro Team member; serving as one […]

Introducing An Industry First, For ShearShare Users

As part of our cofounders’ vision, we at ShearShare are making sure that beauty and barbering professionals have the tools they need in order to maximize their earning potential. Not only can you use the new ShearShare app to rent salon and barbershop space on demand, but today we’re pleased to announce a financial tool to help make your life easier. Freelance cosmetologists […]

Workplace Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence

Read original post HERE  Written by: Tina Alberino Several states have enacted paid sick leave laws to require employers provide paid leave for victims of domestic violence. This issue causes my internal conflict levels reach such a high rate of contention, each side of my brain threatens to split from the other and never speak again. I find […]