TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- [StartTWS 2012] -- Pixplit, a creative collaboration network for friends to create images together in a single frame using their mobile phones, was awarded the Best Startup prize during the StartTWS 2012 launch competition, Israel's launchpad for new companies, demonstrating innovation, creativity and exceptional product design and development capabilities.
Pixplit won over an expert panel of judges including representatives from Sequoia Capital, Google, Canaan Partners, Magma Venture Partners, Innovation Endeavors, Genesis Partners, initial.vc, Soluto and KPMG to win this international competition and take home the Best Startup prize.
Pixplit co-founder and CEO Jay Meydad took the stage to demonstrate the company's new product, Pixplit, the world's first app that allows users to create images together with friends and complete a 'social photo collage' that is called a split.
"The Best Startup award is a positive reinforcement for Pixplit disruptive approach to the social photography space. We have created a new form of media unit specifically designed for collaboration between friends using their photos," said Jay Meydad, Pixplit's CEO. "We are honored and privileged to receive the award and get high acclaims from the prestigious panel of judges."
Versions for other mobile platforms will be released by the end of the year.
About Pixplit Technologies, Inc.
Launched in 2012, Pixplit is the world's first network for friends to create images and collages together in a single friend. Pixplit's mission is to foster stronger connections between people using its interactive photo creation platform. For more information, product video and screenshots please visit our website at www.pixplit.com, like us on Facebook at http://facebook.com/Pixplit and follow us on Twitter @pixplit.
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SOURCE Pixplit Technologies, Inc.