Canva co-founders Cameron Adams, Cliff Obrecht and Melanie Perkins. Photo: supplied Privately-owned online design startup Canva says its market value is now US$3.2 billion (AU$4.7bn) after a US$85 million (AU$125m) raise revealed on Thursday. Those lining up to support Canva’s 7th raise – taking the total investment to AU$333 million in five years – with… Read more »
Hello Thursday! Here’s the tech news. 1. UBS says sell Afterpay Shares in buy now, pay later fintechs are copping a beating today. A research note by investment bank UBS placing a sell rating on Afterpay and rival Zip, appeared to spark an investor stampede for the exits. Two days after hitting a record high of… Read more »
The theft of account details from design platform Canva’s customer database last Friday appears to be the work of a notorious hacker responsible for stealing the account details of one billion customers from 45 companies, then offering them for sale on the dark web. The hacker, who uses the alias Gnosticplayers, contacted technology news site… Read more »
Canva CEO and founder Mel Perkins Australian design platform Canva’s customer database was attacked on Friday, with hackers stealing usernames and email addresses, as well as encrypted passwords. Canva wrote to its customers on the weekend recommending they change their passwords as a precaution, while reassuring them that all user passwords were salted and hashed… Read more »
Tech unicorn announces new valuation at US$2.5 billion Internet trends analyst Mary Meeker invests via her new VC fund, Bond, with another fund coming on for the first time Announces launch of a tailored enterprise solution Design platform Canva has more than doubled in value in less than 18 months with the Sydney-based startup… Read more »
Canva has bought two of the world’s biggest free stock content sites Pexels and Pixabay. It’s also launched Photos Unlimited, a “Netflix-style” stock photography subscription service The Sydney startup is reportedly raising more cash that could more than double the company’s value to $2.5 billion Graphic design and publishing startup Canva has spent some… Read more »
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.