Here Are 5 Lessons An Australian Startup CEO Has Learnt Since Launching Canva

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Melanie Perkins is Australia’s startup poster child – the person many cite as the inspiration and role model for a fledgling business that’s cracked the big time.

She is the CEO of design startup Canva, which simplifies graphic design, and is often used as an example of an Australian company that has managed to break into the Silicon Valley scene.

Launched just eight months ago, Canva has grown to 400,000 users, with more than 2 million designs created using the platform. It has tech heavyweight Guy Kawasaki on its team as chief evangelist.

But success hasn’t all been as instantaneous as it sounds.

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