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Famous appoints Aaron Day as CEO, Laura Haines as CPO People on the Move 

Famous appoints Aaron Day as CEO, Laura Haines as CPO

Famous, the company empowering users to create and sell anything online, announced the appointment of industry veteran Aaron Day as CEO. Previously, Day was the global partnership lead at Canva where he focused on integrating its core technology into the world’s leading eCommerce platforms, solidifying Canva as one of the fastest-growing software companies to date. In the past, he also held... Read More
Australian graphics startup Canva now valued at $40 billion News 

Australian graphics startup Canva now valued at $40 billion

Canva announced a USD $40 billion valuation after a USD $200 million funding round led by T. Rowe Price and joined by new and existing strategic investors, including Franklin Templeton, Sequoia Capital Global Equities, Bessemer Venture Partners, Greenoaks Capital, Dragoneer Investments, Blackbird, Felicis, and AirTree Ventures. “Visual communication has emerged as a universal need for teams of every size across... Read More
European online print marketplace HelloPrint adds Canva integration News Partnerships 

European online print marketplace HelloPrint adds Canva integration

European online print marketplace Helloprint announced a strategic partnership with visual communication platform provider Canva, where users can access Canva’s thousands of print templates and content library and print the designs directly via the Helloprint platform. We believe that integrating Canva’s powerful design solution and content library on our European platform is a true game-changer for us as a company... Read More
Smartpress partners with Canva News Partnerships 

Smartpress partners with Canva

Online printer Smartpress.com has partnered with Canva to provide thousands of print templates and content libraries directly from Smartpress’ website. Smartpress is a premium online printer for creative agencies, graphic designers, nonprofits, and marketing professionals across the United States and Canada. “We strive to provide our customers with world-class customer service and the best possible online buying experience,” said Matt Chapman,... Read More
Kornit Digital partners with Canva for global on-demand production News 

Kornit Digital partners with Canva for global on-demand production

Digital textile printing company Kornit Digital partnered with online visual communications and design platform Canva as one of Canva’s first certified integration partners, empowering Canva to help leading print service providers, brands, and organizations add the Canva design tool to their e-commerce websites. Kornit will also manage and route all orders through Kornit’sglobal fulfillment network. Canva’s online visual communications platform... Read More
Canva announces partnerships with Linktree, Staples Canada and Sprout Social News 

Canva announces partnerships with Linktree, Staples Canada and Sprout Social

Visual communications and graphics platform Canva announced strategic partnerships with Linktree, Staples Canada, and Sprout Social. More than 55 million people in 190+ countries use Canva to design with ease and collaborate at scale “Canva empowers our community to start inspired, design with ease and achieve their goals, but we can’t do it alone. Launching our new partnerships with Linktree, Staples Canada and Sprout... Read More
PI CONNECT Imaging conference updates speakers, sessions News 

PI CONNECT Imaging conference updates speakers, sessions

Pro Imaging CONNECT, the executive conference for the photo/imaging industry, has announced additional speakers for its free Worldwide Photo Imaging Market Trends virtual conference starting tomorrow. Entrepreneur Matt Sweetwood will lead off the event at 11 a.m. EST with a motivational address, “Successful Business is All About You.” Sweetwood, currently the CEO and co-Founder of Insurious, has more than 30... Read More
Photo Imaging Trends conference announces leading speakers Events 

Photo Imaging Trends conference announces leading speakers

The Dead Pixels Society announces the Pro Imaging CONNECT: Worldwide Photo Imaging Market Trends virtual conference May 4-6, for a global look at the photo/imaging markets featuring some of the top industry research firms. Each of these sessions, starting at 11 a.m. EST, is designed to be information-packed in a less-than-two-hour program format. Registration is free at this link. The free... Read More
Canva announces $15 billion valuation; announces presentation suite News 

Canva announces $15 billion valuation; announces presentation suite

Canva, the global visual communications platform, announced an updated valuation of US $15 billion following a US $71 million investment. This latest valuation affirms Canva as one of the fastest-growing software companies in history, surpassing $500 million annualized revenue this year, the company said. Canva formally announced a suite of new features for its flagship workplace product, Canva Presentations. “Now more... Read More
Canva inks deal with Herff Jones, buys Kaleido AI and Smartmockups News 

Canva inks deal with Herff Jones, buys Kaleido AI and Smartmockups

Fast-growing graphics startup Canva has announced new acquisitions and partnerships. Canva has made two acquisitions in Europe: Vienna-based Kaleido AI (best-known for its Remove.bg service) and  Czech Republic-based Smartmockups. The boot-strapped Kaleido, will enhance Canva’s platform with new integrations for advanced photo editing and AI-driven automation tools, to try and turn it into a ‘one-stop-shop for every design need’. The company said, in... Read More
Canva teams up with Snap Print & Design, Australia’s print franchise network News 

Canva teams up with Snap Print & Design, Australia’s print franchise network

Canva, the fast-growing graphic design platform based in Australia, has inked a collaboration with Snap Print & Design, Australia’s largest print franchise network. The collaboration will combine Canva’s drag-and-drop design interface with Snap Print and Design’s expertise in print and production. “This desire to continually offer the greatest value for our customers has been firmly embedded into the Snap DNA since... Read More
Canva study reveals creative photography on the rise Marketing 

Canva study reveals creative photography on the rise

Global online design platform Canva has released new research revealing an enduring boost in individual creativity across the United States., as Americans find new ways to find fulfillment during the pandemic. The nationally representative study of 2,000 Americans, commissioned by Canva, reveals more than half (51 percent) of Americans have picked-up a new creative past-time, or revisited an old one, since... Read More
Dead Pixels Society podcast: Graphic opportunities with Canva’s Aaron Day News Opinion Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: Graphic opportunities with Canva’s Aaron Day

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Aaron Day, Global Partnership Lead, with Canva. Day discusses the Canva business model, how the company is partnering with leading leaders like FedEx Office, and a sneak peek at the future of photo printing. Founded in 2012 by Melanie Perkins, Cliff Obrecht, and Cameron Adams, Canva is a graphic design software... Read More
Office Depot, Canva team up for graphic design solutions News 

Office Depot, Canva team up for graphic design solutions

Office Depot announced a collaboration with Canva, the fast-growing design platform. Canva’s high-impact, professional and visually-appealing graphic design solutions paired with the high-quality printing services offered on officedepot.com are now available to help small business customers keep business going during this pivotal time. This follows on Canva’s similar cooperation with FedEx Office. “Whether small businesses are preparing to open their... Read More
FedEx Office, Canva team up for digital content, design-to-print marketplace News 

FedEx Office, Canva team up for digital content, design-to-print marketplace

FedEx Office is teaming up with Australian online design platform Canva to create a digital design-to-print marketplace. The alliance brings together the nationwide network of FedEx Office stores with Canva’s fast-growing online design platform, which offers millions of images and illustrations, an extensive library of templates, and a simple drag-and-drop interface. “Small and mid-sized businesses across the nation are working... Read More