Canva

Canva is an Australia-based graphic design platform that allows users to design presentations, cover photos, flyers, posters and invitations. Read more

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Canva

Canva is an Australia-based graphic design platform that allows users to design presentations, cover photos, flyers, posters and invitations. Read more

Melanie Perkins's photo - Co-Founder & CEO of Canva

Co-Founder & CEO

Melanie Perkins

CEO Approval Rating

73/100

Founded:

2012

Status:

PrivateIndependent Company

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99designs is perceived as one of Canva's biggest rivals. 99designs's headquarters is in Richmond, Victoria, and was founded in 2008. 99designs operates in the Web Development & Design industry. 99designs generates 260% of Canva's revenue.

Visme has been one of Canva's top competitors. Visme is a Product/Brand/Service company that was founded in 2013 in Rockville, Maryland. Visme operates in the Application Software industry. Compared to Canva, Visme has 1,450 fewer employees.

Crello is Canva's #3 rival. Crello was founded in New York, New York} in 2016. Crello is in the Application Software industry. Compared to Canva, Crello generates $12.3M less revenue.

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Canva Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Kaleido AI GmbH

Feb 2021

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undisclosed
Kaleido develops an AI-based platform that allows individuals and businesses to create images and videos.
Smartmockups s.r.o.

Feb 2021

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undisclosed
Smartmockups is a web-based mockup tool that allows users to create professional mockups for digital, print and apparel projects.
Pexels GmbH

May 2019

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undisclosed
Pexels is an online photo and video management application allowing users to upload, organize, edit and share photos.
Pixabay GmbH

May 2019

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undisclosed
Pixabay is an online community that allows the users to share and download images and videos.

These are all the companies that Canva has acquired. Canva has acquired 4 companies and its latest acquisition was Kaleido AI GmbH in Feb 2021. Kaleido develops an AI-based platform that allows individuals and businesses to create images and videos.

Canva Funding History

Since Canva was founded in 2012, it has participated in 13 rounds of funding. In total Canva has raised $383.3M. Canva's last funding round was on Apr 2021 for a total of $71.0M

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Venture Round
Apr 2021
$71M

T. Rowe Price Global Technology Fund

Venture Round
Jun 2020
$60M
Equity
Oct 2019
$85M
Equity
May 2019
$70M
Series A
Jan 2018
$40M

Since Canva was founded in 2012, it has participated in 13 rounds of funding. In total Canva has raised $383.3M. Canva's last funding round was on Apr 2021 for a total of $71.0M

Canva Investments

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These are all the companies that Canva has invested in. Canva has invested 4 companies and its latest investment was Kaleido AI GmbH in Feb 2021. Kaleido develops an AI-based platform that allows individuals and businesses to create images and videos.

Canva News

April 20, 2021Adobo Magazine

Canva brings Instagram scheduling and design tools to one platform

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Canva, the visual communications platform, announced today that Canva Pro custo... See more »
April 19, 2021Telecomlive

Canva Pro users can now use Content Planner to schedule Instagram posts

Popular creative and graphics design service Canva has recently added support for Instagram content s... See more »
April 15, 2021IT Wire

Canva brings Instagram scheduling and design tools to one platform

Canva is celebrating its customers' ability to design, schedule, and post content to Instagram Busine... See more »
April 13, 2021Martech Series

ThingLink Partners With Canva Bringing New Design Power To Millions Of Visual Content Creators

ThingLink has today announced an integration with Canva, the global visual communications platform. A... See more »
April 12, 2021The Business Journals

Australian 'decacorn' Canva, valued at $15B, to expand in Austin

Unicorns are privately held startups with a valuation of $1 billion or more, while decacorns are thos... See more »
April 8, 2021Asian Venture Capital Journal

Australia's Canva sees valuation double once again

Australian graphic design platform Canva has more than doubled its valuation to $15 billion with a ne... See more »
April 8, 2021Adobo Magazine

Canva announces USD 15 Billion valuation; Launches suite of presentations products for the workplace

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Canva, the global visual communications platform, today announced an updated va... See more »

Canva Blogs

August 14, 2019Canva Blog

How to use color for website conversion

When you're building your website, you want it to be visually appealing and on-brand. But you also wa... See more »
August 14, 2019Canva Blog

50 free modern fonts to download for a contemporary look

'Form follows function' in modernist design and the principle certainly applies to modern fonts. Base... See more »
August 13, 2019Canva Blog

How to choose a color palette for your brand

There's no doubt that typography, photos, and icons all play a crucial role in a brand's visual ident... See more »
August 13, 2019Canva Blog

The principle of scale in graphic design

In 1959, Volkswagen released a groundbreaking print advertisement that's been called "the ad that cha... See more »
August 7, 2019Canva Blog

The principle of symmetry in graphic design

The late poet Paul Valery wrote, "The universe is built on a plan the profound symmetry of which is s... See more »
August 7, 2019Canva Blog

60 free calligraphy fonts to bring charm to your designs

Finding the right calligraphy font for your needs can be a hard and arduous task. They are either too... See more »
August 6, 2019Canva Blog

How to create a brand kit

Your brand kit is the key to understanding and communicating your brand identity to those who matter ... See more »

Canva Press Releases

May 14, 2020PRWIRE

The importance of culture as you scale

Every assumption we've ever made about running Canva has been challenged in the last couple of months... See more »
May 11, 2020centralcharts

Bluechip-backed generative design platform Archistar secures a $6m Series A investment led by AirTree Ventures

Bluechip-backed generative design platform Archistar secures a $6m Series A investment led by AirTree... See more »
January 8, 2020PR Newswire

Patented Eco-Friendly Personal Care Dispenser Hits Market in March

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SOPO Dispenser was granted a Utility Patent on Nov... See more »
November 26, 2016U Wire

3 Free Online Tools to Help You Finish Finals

For students on the quarter system, next week is "week 10" - and if you live your college life based ... See more »
July 21, 2016PR Daily

9 free and low-cost tools for content marketers

Despair not, marketing friends, for here are terrific, affordable online tech helpers to enhance your... See more »
May 16, 2016Press Release Rocket

Canva Now Available to More than a Billion People After Launching Six New Languages

Online design startup Canva announces launch in German, French, Italian, European and Latin American ... See more »

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Canva Headquarters

50 Buckingham Street

Surry Hills, New South Wales2010

61-401-355-781

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Canva Summary

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Overview

Canva is an Australia-based graphic design platform that allows users to design presentations, cover photos, flyers, posters and invitations. Canva was founded in 2012. Canva's headquarters is located in Surry Hills, New South Wales, AU 2010. It has r...

CEO

Canva's Co-Founder & CEO, Melanie Perkins, currently has an approval rating of 73%. Canva's primary competitors are 99designs, Visme & Crello.

Website

canva.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Canva

  1. When was Canva founded?

    Canva was founded in 2012
  2. Who is Canva's CEO?

    Canva's CEO is Melanie Perkins
  3. How much revenue does Canva generate?

    Canva generates $23M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Canva have?

    Canva has historically raised $383.3M in funding
  1. Where is Canva's headquarters?

    Canva's headquarters is in Surry Hills New South Wales, AU
  2. How many employees does Canva have?

    Canva has 1,500 employees
  3. What sector does Canva operate in?

    Canva is in Digital Graphics, Video Streaming, Application Software
  4. Who are Canva's competitors?

    Canva's top competitors are 99designs, Visme, Crello