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Canva co-founder Melanie Perkins takes out top prize at the NSW Technology Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

- October 21, 2015 2 MIN READ

The wins keep coming for design startup Canva. Just a few weeks after closing a US$15 million Series A round that has valued the startup at $165 million, co-founder Melanie Perkins has taken out top prize at the NSW Technology Entrepreneur of the Year awards in recognition of her ‘entrepreneurial endeavours and role model qualities’.

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Canva announces US$15 million Series A round, valuing the company at $165 million

- October 6, 2015 2 MIN READ

Design platform Canva today announced a USD$15 million Series A round of funding to continue expanding its platform, which is now used by more than five million marketers, designers and small business owners. This latest round of capital brings the total amount raised by the Sydney-based startup to USD$27 million and gives it a valuation of USD$165 million.