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How tenacity — and Tyra Banks — helped save this app for artists

Startups need to be innovative, versatile, and flexible to adapt and survive in a fast-paced market. The PIVOT Series tells the success stories of entrepreneurs who turned challenges into opportunities.

Facing financial challenges amidst an identity crisis, Flixel persevered. Co-founder and CEO Phillippe Leblanc says the support of a major celebrity, Tyra Banks, helped his business transform from a tool for consumers to an artistic platform.