Squire makes Forbes’ “Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2021” list

After raising $60 million in a Series D funding round back in July, Squire was valued at around $750 million. Now, the company has made Forbes’ “Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2021” list.   We’re proud of our parent company for not only garnering attention and diversity for people of color, but also for paving a road…

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Squire raises $60 million in Series D funding round

Following a $60 million Series C funding round that was officially announced in December of last year, the Squire Series D funding round has raised another $60 million. The premier leader in the digitization of barbershops, Squire not only streamlines scheduling, payroll and taxes, it also makes everything contactless – a must during an ongoing…

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Squire x Gusto: Barbershop payroll made easy breezy

There are a ton of reasons why barbershop owners and elite barbers choose Squire’s POS system over competitors. Missing from the 5 things Squire does better than its competition was the integration of payroll into its software. Now, barbershop payroll will become easier than ever with the help of Gusto.     With the expertise…

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Squire CEO Songe LaRon on why we need more tech industry diversity

In a recent interview with Yahoo! Finance, Squire co-founder and CEO Songe LaRon explains why diversity in the tech industry is much needed and how to go about achieving it. Part of the challenge is networking and relationships and part of the solution is VCs investing in Black and POC founders earlier. Below is an…

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Why using Squire will help you and your Barber connect faster

Early last year, during the first wave of the pandemic,  a lot of barbershops had to close indefinitely. As time went on and the pandemic began to worsen, we saw a lot of man buns, a lot of afros, and some beards that were overstaying their welcome. It’s no surprise that self-care, including getting your…

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SQUIRE launches new website to support Barbershops during COVID-19

In addition to claiming lives, the coronavirus has threatened the livelihood of thousands by forcing businesses everywhere to temporary shutter in the wake of social distancing policies. With limited to no revenue coming in, the future of your favorite barbershop is likely in limbo. Thankfully, our friends at SQUIRE have launched HelpBarberShops.com – an ongoing…

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