Melanie Perkins

Following your dreams can be difficult on its own, and even harder when you’re faced with people constantly telling you ‘no’. With so many reasons to quit, sometimes throwing in the towel seems like the only way out. In this blog post, Canva CEO and co-founder Melanie Perkins shares her thoughts on how she overcame negativity on her way to building one of the world’s most successful companies. Read more...

Shipra Mahindra

Being a product manager at Canva has taught me to move fast and make high impact decisions that move the needle, even when there’s uncertainty. As we grow, it is important to remain agile and flexible with our approach - but it’s not always easy to keep growing while maintaining the best of our startup DNA! Read more...

Rick Goodfellow

A company’s ability to ship product ultimately lies in the ability of the recruitment function to support the team with new engineering talent. But what do you do when you’re faced with a talent shortage, and a company that has an ambitious product roadmap? Read more...

Renee Psomadelis

We’re getting to the stage where mobile internet usage is set to overtake desktop. In some parts of the world people’s first experience of the internet is through their low-cost smartphone. This new way of consuming content is seeing a shift in the way in which companies like Canva work and the ways in which we seek to reach millions of users across the globe. Read more...

Joel Hynoski

"It’s not just about scaling from 50 to 100 engineers. It’s not even about scaling to 200. I’m thinking about how we can scale to 1000 people and beyond". This was the mission Cliff Obrecht (Canva co-founder and COO) set for me when I first sat down with him. Read more...