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’.
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.
The purpose of an evangelist is to help a company, a product, a technology or merely “a thing” go from zero to critical mass. Evangelists help find and leverage the most passionate early adopters so that these particular users are so compelled; they convince their friends, family and colleagues to use what they’re using.
Today, Sydney-based startup Canva, founded by Melanie Perkins, Cliff Obrecht and Cameron Adams, officially opened up its new Canva for Work platform to its four million users. The milestone coincides with recent celebrations of the company’s two year anniversary and 30 million designs that were created using its platform.