Good Morning!! As we enter a new week, let’s take a look at the latest trending startup news insights.
Beauty and personal care company The Good Glamm Group, which owns the MyGlamm brand, has acquired celebrity and influencer talent management network MissMalini Entertainment in a cash and stock deal. Read More.
Unique, a video calls platform that uses AI to teach sales teams how to improve their pitches, has closed a $6 million seed round from a bunch of angel investors. Read More.
Harley-Davidson's electric motorcycle brand, LiveWire, will be spun off as a separate publicly-traded company next year. Read More.
Flipkart said that it has started offering groceries as a category on its five-month-old social commerce platform Shopsy. Read More.
Kalendar AI, a San Francisco-based startup that’s been building on top of GPT-3‘s language model developing a SaaS for automating lead generation and sales outreach to make it easier for companies to get initial meetings with prospective customers. Read More
The List joins the social commerce movement with a new app connecting consumers with global luxury brands and retailers to offer a personalized discovery and shopping experience. Read More.
Indian Edtech giant Byju’s, the nation’s most valuable startup, is in talks to go public in the U.S. by merging with a blank check company led by Churchill Capital, a person familiar with the matter said. Read More.
Beauty and personal care e-commerce platform Purplle has acquired cosmetics and skincare brand, Faces Canada. Both the companies are backed by Sequoia Capital. Read More.
ICON CEO Jason Ballard discusses the company's plans to 3D print a 100 home community in Austin, but is the technology really a solution to the housing crisis? Read More.
A new investment fund from Polygon and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian could help speed up that process, however. Read More.
Coinbase is working on tools to let people access the metaverse—a loosely-defined term that describes an emerging digital world where we work, live, play, and shop. Read More.
Kotak Securities will acquire 7.5% stake in Entroq Technologies for INR 3 Cr. Entroq is a financial technology startup, focused on providing a short-curated financial news platform and a social community (Circles) for early-stage investors and millennials. Read More.
Now their company, Sanas, is testing out artificial intelligence-powered software that aims to eliminate miscommunication by changing people's accents in real-time. Read More.
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