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.
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.
Luke Anear, founder and CEO of workplace safety software startup SafetyCulture, has poured his time into producing The New Hustle.
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.
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.
Remember that old school graphics editing software called Photoshop and its countless buttons with tricky names that you hesitantly click on hoping one of them will do what you want it to? Well, forget it because Australian startup Canva has just announced the launch of their online graphic design platform that affords even the least technical person the ability to create professional designs free of charge.