Freedom Pop CEO Explains His Company’s Success

In an recent interview with Mobile World Live, FreedomPop CEO Nicholas Constantinopolous answered a series of questions from host Kavit Majithiwa on why his phone service is the best alternative to the larger companies.

Constantinopolous first announced that more than $50 million has been injected into the FreedomPop infrastructure around the world. This money will be used to explore other partnerships around the world. He also gives explains the reaction his company has received from other providers over his company’s system of allotting free minutes. Constantinopolous says competing service providers were less than charitable in the beginning. It was only after his company was able to prove its worth that attitudes began to change.

FreedomPop’s success, according to Constantinopolous, is utilizing a platform that provides sound marketing. The data is analyzed and the pitch is made to would be subscribers. FreedomPop offers free cell phone minutes every month. The only thing the customer has to do is purchase the phone. If the want or need additional minutes for the month or even more data, they can purchase it at a nominal price.

Expansion to Asia and Central America is on the radar. Some of the larger fish have put a number of offers on the table to purchase Freedom Pop. The company is not interested in selling at this time. Many companies are attempting to duplicate Freedom Pop’s platform without much success. “Everyone is trying to figure our secret sauce,” according to Constantinopolus. Read up on this FreedomPop review

Stephen Murray’s Death

CCMP is sad to announce that their former CEO is dead at the age of 52. He is survived by his wife and four sons. Stephen Murray CCMP Capital will be missed by his associates within the company and within the larger investment community.

After earning a degree in economics from Boston University, Stephen Murray CCMP Capital started working as an accountant trainee at Manufacturers Hanover Corporation. Five years later, he moved on to MH Equity Corporation when Manufacturers Hanover combined with its own its leveraged finance unit. Stephen continued to rise in power as more financial institutions on merged together to become the head of buyout business at JP Morgan Partners before spinning off their buyout and growth equity team forming CCMP Capital.

Stephen Murray on crunchbase has also served on the board of many major corporations. The diversity of these business shows his depth in the business community along with how well he was admired by others in business. One of the businesses where he was on the board is Aramark Corporation that serves food to students around the world. What started out as a simple loan turned into a long-term relationship between Aramark and Stephen Murray CCMP Capital. Other businesses where he served on the board include Generac Power Systems, AMC Entertainment, Warner Chilcott, The Vitamin Shoppe, Cabela’s, Pinnacle Foods, and Legacy Hospital Partners.

He was also very generous with his time often spending hours on focusing on the causes that he believed in most including Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York, Boston College, the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County, Stamford Museum, and Columbia Business School.

In today’s society, it is very unusual to find a man who spent 32 years working for the same organization.

Wen by Chaz Adds Volume and Shine

Wen ( cleansing conditioner was tested out by an editor for Bustle for the purpose of a week-long experiment to see what effect it would have on fine, limp hair. The editor had seen the famous Wen by Chaz infomercials and was curious to see how the hair care product would stand up against the challenge of her admittedly fine hair. Although she loves to try out a bunch of different hair care and beauty products, she had yet to discover the right match for her own hair. After one week, she was generally pleased with the results from WEN and definitely recommends the cleansing conditioner as an effective hair care solution. As you can clearly see from the before and after photos, WEN lived up to its reputation for being able to transform all different types and textures of women’s hair.
When celebrity hair stylist set out to design a cleansing conditioner, he wanted to make a product that actually made hair healthier from the scalp to the root with each use. He had experienced plenty of products from his years in the hair care industry and was generally unimpressed with what was available on the market.

The Wen by Chaz Dean cleansing conditioner allows women to replace a myriad of hair care products with a single bottle that can make their hair feel and look better every time they use it. It can and should be used on a daily basis to lock in moisture, add volume, cleanse the scalp, repair split ends and detangle all different types and lengths of hair.

A Change to Wen

Chaz Dean has done the hair of celebrities like Charlize Theron and Nicolette Sheridan to name a couple. He created the hair product line, WEN and has aired hundreds of hours of QVC infomercial time promoting the products. Wen products are about giving hair a luxurious feel without all the products and chemicals. The main star of his line is the cleansing conditioner which is basically your one stop do it all in one step product. The crazy thing about using this product is that it doesn’t lather. Most people are so use to that bubbly lather as a tell tale sign your hair was clean. Chaz believes that his product doesn’t strip the hair of natural oils like that bubbly lather does.

Since it’s onset, Wen has added an anti-frizz creme and a mousse for added volume. There is also a spa like conditioning treatment that really helps your scalp and hair.

Emily McClure is in the hair care industry and decided to try cleansing conditioner for one week on her very fine hair. ( She recaps her daily findings on and how it worked best for her. She definitely saw some really great changes in the shininess and texture of her hair using Wen by Chaz. It took some time to figure out what schedule worked best for her hair washing routine, but overall she had a good experience.