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Two Moscow entrepreneurs raise millions of dollars to “uberize” beauty industry in Russia and beyond

Inspired by the success of such apps as Gettaxi and Uber, two Moscow entrepreneurs have just launched GetNowBeauty, a mobile app that allows you to call to your home or office a hairdresser, facial aesthetic, hair removal or nail manicure specialist. To develop the service, former bank legal adviser and singer Anna Korona — whose real name is Anna Yapryntseva — and her husband Zakhar Shatrov have raised no less than $2 million from an individual investor, reported CNews.ru earlier this month.

 

This undisclosed investor is a real estate businessman with no previous investment in the high tech sector, Korona and Shatrov told CNews.

 

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