Guy Kawasaki loves Australia; between the gun control, the fact we don’t have to show identification to take a domestic flight, and compulsory voting, he reckons it’s a pretty good place to be.
I’ve noticed a particular challenge that a lot of us have been grappling with now that Canva is at this particular stage of growth: staying focused and keeping control of our precious time.
A few months on from raising a US$40 million ($51 million) round that saw its valuation push past the $1 billion mark, online design startup Canva has acquired Zeetings, a Sydney-founded startup helping users deliver interactive presentations. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
Canva has hit unicorn status, raising US$40 million from Blackbird Ventures, Felicis Ventures and Sequoia China, to reach a valuation of US$1 billion.
Sitting behind fintech startups, the expected champion in NSW amongst all the industry segments, are health and biotechs.
Canva has announced the launch of Canva Print, a new paid service allowing users the ability to create and order printed designs.
Looking to take its company culture to the next level as it scales up is Airtasker, which recently appointed Mahesh Muralidhar as its new Head of People Operations.
Canva has announced today the introduction of new productivity tools that will allow users to visualise, embed and host data.
Sydney design startup Canva has announced the raising of a US$15 million ($19.8 million) round from Blackbird Ventures and Silicon Valley firm Felicis Ventures, less than a year since it last raised US$15 million from the same investors.
Online creative marketplace RedBubble has today announced the opening of its first European office in Berlin. The office is set to open in early 2017 and signifies the company’s rapid international growth and support of independent artists and customers in Europe.
Melanie Perkins remarked that press coverage of startup success is often like “watching a highlights reel”. In reality, the startup world is a grind – a rewarding one, but one that requires an immense amount of work.
Design startup Canva has today announced its design platform will be available in six new languages, which will expand the company’s reach to more than a billion potential users worldwide.
Canva is perhaps one of the most successful tech startups in Australia right now. The company has raised over $27 million to date and is valued at $165 million. There was a time however when the founders however were being rejected by investors. We spoke with cofounder Cliff Obrecht at our Data Day event recently and he gave us an insight into just how hard it was.
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’.