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.
Canva announces launch of platform in six new languages to reach a billion potential users worldwide
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 co-founder Melanie Perkins takes out top prize at the NSW Technology Entrepreneur of the Year Awards
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’.
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.