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YouTube is kicking an experience up a notch with the introduction of a new AR feature for virtual makeup try-on right from the YouTube app AR Beauty Try-On, the feature is designed to be used in a split-screen experience while YouTube viewers watch the makeup tutorial. When available, the YouTube makeup review or tutorial video plays at the top of the screen, with a stream from your own front-facing camera below. M·A·C Cosmetics is the first brand to launch an AR Beauty Try-On campaign. @youtubeindia  @youtube  @maccosmetics  @startupindia  @startupnews.fyi  #youtube  #youtuber  #youtubers  #youtubevideos  #youtubewtf  #maccosmetics  #startup  #startups  #startuplife  #startupbusiness  #entrepreneurship  #entrepreneur  #entrepreneurlife  #entrepreneurs  #entrepreneurmindset  #arvr  #augmentedreality  #augmented  #reality 

Swiggy is reportedly seeking $200 million investment from US-based private equity fund Carlyle Group at a valuation of $4.5 billion. This will be a significant jump in valuation from $3.3 billion when it raised $1 billion round led by Naspers in December 2018. The foodtech unicorn will use the fresh capital to grow its delivery fleet, expand food to other delivery services and enhance its hyperlocal services., Livemint reported. @swiggyindia  @swiggydaily  @swiggydesign  @swiggy_xl  @startupindia  @startupnews.fyi  #swiggy  #swiggyindia  #swiggydelivery  #swiggydaily  #swiggyeatrepeat  #startupindia  #indianstartup  #indianstartups  #startupnews  #startupnewsfyi  #startupnewsindia  #startup  #startuplife  #entrepreneur  #entrepreneurlife  #entrepreneurship 

Industry experts claim that doing physical KYC in such a short time frame will be a daunting task, however these companies can’t bypass RBI guidelines and the August 31 deadline, so they are reportedly mulling over video KYC for which a clear guideline is yet to come. Video KYC only requires a customer to upload identity proofs such as photograph, address proof, a cancelled cheque, PAN card and signatures on the platform. *Amazon Fashion Wardrobe Refresh Sale Upto 80% OFF* https://amzn.to/31EaF8C experts claim that doing physical KYC in such a short time frame will be a daunting task, however these companies can’t bypass RBI guidelines and the August 31 deadline, so they are reportedly mulling over video KYC for which a clear guideline is yet to come. Video KYC only requires a customer to upload identity proofs such as photograph, address proof, a cancelled cheque, PAN card and signatures on the platform. @rbioffic  @paytm  @mymobikwik  @jiomoneyofficial  @official_phonepe  @freechargeofficial  @startupnews.fyi  @startupindia  #freecharge  #jiomoney  #paytm  #paytmwallet  #mobikwik  #phonepe  #startupindia  #startupnews  #startupnewsfyi  #startupnewsindia  #indianstartup  #indianstartups  #startuplife  #reservebankofindia  #rbi  #entrepreneur  #entrepreneurlife 

Bajaj Auto is in talks with Bengaluru-based bicycle and low-speed electric scooter rental startup Yulu to invest about $6-8 million in the ongoing round that is slated to go upto $15-20 million. The due diligence is going on and the deal is expected to be closed in coming weeks. The new startup currently covers the area of Bengaluru, Navi Mumbai, and Pune with about an inventory of 8,000 cycles and 500 e-scooters. @bajaj.auto  @yulubike  @startupindia  @startupnews.fyi  #bajaj  #bajajbikes  #bajajauto  #bajajautoindia  #yulu  #yulubikes  #startupindia  #indianstartup  #indianstartups  #startupnews  #startupnewsfyi  #startupnewsindia  #startup  #startuplife  #entrepreneurship  #entrepreneur 

UrbanClap, the home service marketplace, had graduated from India to Dubai last year, now expanding to Abu Dhabi to its map. A sensible expansion trajectory considering Middle East is highly developed, when it comes to infrastructure, regulations or fast-paced lives, home services are in high demand. This creates a massive opportunity for startups like UrbanClap to bank on the organised market there. @urbanclap  @urbanclapbeauty  @urbanclap.homes  @urbanclap.weddings  @designingurbanclap  @startupnews.fyi  @startupindia  #urbanclaphomes  #urbanclapweddings  #urbanclap  #urbanclapabudhabhi  #startupnews  #startupnewsfyi  #startupnewsindia  #startuplife  #startupindia  #indianstartups  #indianstartup  #abudhabhi  #entrepreneurship  #entrepreneur 

RIL plans to expedite its 5G & e-commerce play with an investment of around Rs 20,000Cr RIL has been working with kiranas stores and consumer brands to create an operational Offline to Online model. Jio reportedly planning to replicate Wechat, through a super app,where Softbank is also looking an investment of 2-3 billion. Jio has subscriber base of 306.7 million & a revenue market share of 31.7% as of March, which is more than Airtel’s 27.3% & has a net profit of Rs 2,964Cr @reliancejio  @officialjiocinema  @jiosaavn  @jionews  @officialjiotv  @jiosaavnoriginals  @jiore.official  @officialjiotv  @jiotalks  @startupnews.fyi  @startupindia  #jio  #reliancejio  #jionews  #reliancenews  #reliance  #startupnews  #startupnewsfyi  #startupnewsindia  #indianstartup  #indianstartups  #mukeshambani  #jiokiraana  #kiranastore  #o2o  #offline2online 

NestAway has been leasing flats in apartments and furnish them as shared accommodation for working professionals & students for a while, it now has launched a dedicated brand – Hello World around the same concept. NestAway, besides co-living, it’s also offering co-working & student living options at the moment. Co-living and working opportunities are lucrative in cities like as Bengaluru, Pune, NCR, Hyderabad, and Chennai-Knight Frank Reports & PropTiger reports this could be worth $93 billion industry in a few years. @nestaway.in  @nestawayhomes  @nestawaypremiumhomes  #helloworld  @startupindia  @startupnews.fyi  #startupnews  #startupnewsfyi  #startupnewsindia  #startupindia  #indianstartup  #indianstartups  #startuplife  #nestaway  #nestawayhelloworld  #coworking  #cowork  #coliving 

Adding to its large bucket of ‘Dekho’ portals, the Jain brothers led CarDekho has launched *InsuranceDekho* to facilitate hassle-free insurance buying experience. Currently, it deals across auto & health insurance segments with 20 partners. Ankit Agarwal will be Principal Officer and CEO of Girnar Insurance Brokers Pvt. Ltd., the entity managing the platform. According to a company statement, it aims to sell 10 lakh policies per month in the next 3 years. @insurancedekho  #cardekho  @cardekhoindia  #carinsurance  #startupnews  #startupnewsfyi  #startupnewsindia  #startupindia  #indianstartup  #indianstartups  #cardekho  #cardekhoindia  #insurancedekho  #startuplife  #entrepreneurship  #entrepreneur  #entreprenuer  #entrepreneurs 

Taking a strong stand on e-commerce & FDI policy, Minister for Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal has asked all e-retail and marketplace firms to submit their concerns on draft e-commerce policy within 10 days in a meeting attended by Goyal with e-commerce and tech companies including Amazon, Flipkart, Facebook, Dell, SAP, Google, PayPal, and IBM. Goyal also assured all industry representatives that the govt will address each and every concern and asked them to send their concerns in writing to the DPIIT. @mygovindia  @startupnews.fyi  @startupindia  @flipkart  @facebook  @dell  @sap  @googleindia  @paypal  @ibm  #startupnews  #startupnewsindia  #startupnewsfyi  #ecommerce  #indianecommerce  #ecommercepolicy  #ecommercepolicyindia  #piyushgoyal  #piyushgoyalofficial  #dpiit  #startuplife  #startupindia  #indianstartups  #indianstartup  #ecom  #shoppingonlineindia 

Facebook has officially announced Calibra, a digital wallet for its Libra cryptocurrency Calibra which has already received backing from Mastercard, PayPal, Visa & Uber, also consulted US Treasury and The Bank of England on the same & even planning paying its employees via the new service. Users can also use Libra within WhatsApp & FB Messenger. It will make sending & receiving money between users just like exchanging text messages. In order to be eligible to use Calibra, users will need to present a valid government-issued ID to sign up. Calibra is going to be part of the Libra global cryptocurrency network, backed by the Libra Reserve & to make Libra more reliable, the cryptocurrency is backed by the Libra Reserve that Facebook says is “a collection of currencies and other assets used as collateral for every Libra that is create. @facebook  @calibra  @facebookblueprint  @facebookfordevelopers  @startupnews.fyi  @startupindia  #calibra  #projectlibra  #facebook  #crypto  #cryptocurrency  @visa_us  @mastercard  @paypal  @uber  #visa  #mastercard  #uber  #paypal  #startupnews  #startupnewsfyi  #startupnewsindia  #indianstartup  #indianstartups  #startupindia  #facebookindia 

To curb fake news and fight misinformation menace, the Indian government has asked Facebook-owned messaging app Whatsapp to digitally fingerprint each message sent on its platform. In the last couple of years, WhatsApp messages in the form of misinformation led to many incidents of lynching. And govt does not want the messaging app to take the matter lightly. @whatsapp  @startupnews.fyi  @startupindia  #whatsapp  #startupnews  #startupnewsfyi  #startupnewsindia  #indianstartup  #indianstartups  #startup  #startups  #startuplife  #whatsapp📲  #mygov  #indiangoverment  #entrepreneurship  #entrepreneur  #entrepreneurs  #entrepreneurial 

Uber has held conversations with regulators in India & met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said Nikhil Goel, head of product aviation at Uber. The biggest challenge will be regulatory compliance's, primarily related to safety of passengers, infrastructure upgrades needed for scale and scarcity of trained pilots in the system. Meanwhile, Uber has partnered with Bajaj Auto to launch UberXS, a new category of rides on its platform using Bajaj Qute Quadricycle. @uber  @uber_india  @bajaj.auto  @bajaj_qute  @startupnews.fyi  @startupindia  #bajajauto  #bajaj  #bajajqute  #qute  #quadricycle  #bajajquadricycle  #uber  #startupnews  #startupnewsfyi  #startupnewsindia  #startupindia  #startup  #startuplife  #entrepreneurship  #entreprises  #entrepreneur  #entreprenur  #entrepreneurs  #entrepreneurial