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Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence Art Experiences Company Cupixel Raises $5M Led by JOANN Stores

CupixelThe application of allows everyone to enjoy the benefits of creativity using advanced technologies

BOSTON, August 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Cupixel, an experiential startup that brings the fun of creating art to everyone, today announced that it has $5 million in seed funding led by JOANN (NASDAQ: JOAN).

The Cupixel app harnesses cutting-edge AR and AI technologies and combines them with innovative content, premium art materials, interactive tools, and live or on-demand artist-led experiences, empowering people to easily create striking works of art. People who have never made art before can create spectacular paintings and drawings in unlimited styles, with unlimited subjects, choosing from an extensive gallery of images and fonts. Cupixel offers people a creative outlet and all the benefits that come with it: well-being, mindfulness and joy. The Cupixel application is available on google play and the App store for $12.99/month, and Cupixel offers a limited experience to users for free.

“JOANN is committed to providing our customers with the finest tools and assortments available and has invested in the latest craftsmanship technology over the past few years,” said Rob Will, Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer at JOANN. “We believe that Cupixel is at the forefront of technology and provides users of all skill levels with the unique and meaningful rewards that come from creating art.

Cupixel’s AR-powered smart tracing technology projects outlines, either from its image gallery or users’ own design, onto any surface for people to trace. Cupixel’s AI-powered photo-to-outline conversion technology allows users to upload their own photographs and convert them into image outlines that people can turn into art. And Cupixel’s text editor technology allows users to design text-based illustrations that can stand alone or be added to another piece of art, while its time-lapse tool captures the entire process so that people can see their art come to life and share it on social media. .

“Cupixel provides daily live and on-demand art experiences that continually deliver value to our users and their families – whether they’re making greeting cards, uploading their own photos and drawing them, or more – everyone can produce his own masterpiece,” says Elad KatavFounder and CEO of Cupixel.

In addition to the interactive tools in the AR app, Cupixel offers physical art sets with all the high-end materials users need to create art. The Cupixel Acrylic Art Set includes high-quality paints, brushes and canvases for paintings, while the Greeting Card Set includes art supplies for creating personalized greeting cards, including premium cardstock and blank envelopes, 12 double-tip markers and a selection of greeting card covers.

About Cupixel

Cupixel is an experience startup that brings the joy of creating art to everyone, allowing people with no art background to enjoy the satisfying benefits of creativity using advanced augmented reality and intelligence technologies. artificial. The company application (available on google play and the App store) offers innovative content, interactive tools and live or on-demand artist advice, to make it easy for everyone to create striking works of art. Cupixel received $5 million in seed funding from JOANN Fabric & Crafts (NASDAQ: JOAN) and is based in Greater Boston, Massachusetts. For more information, visit

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