Australian Startup Canva Gets Mary Meeker’s Backing [Video]

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May.23 — Melanie Perkins, founder and chief executive officer of Canva, a Sydney-based graphic-design platform backed by Silicon Valley legend Mary Meeker, talks about her growth strategy. Meeker’s new venture capital firm along with General Catalyst joined a $70 million funding round for Canva. The financing, also backed by existing investors Felicis Ventures and Blackbird Capital, more than doubles Canva’s valuation to $2.5 billion. Perkins speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: :Australia.”

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