Canva CEO Melanie Perkins will tell us about the journey to a $15B valuation at Disrupt

The diamond space has undergone major changes in the last decade. What once was dominated by a single player in Adobe has now wilt a burgeoning software landscape, with a handful of major players answering the needs of designers wideness every industry.

One such player is Canva, the startup valued at over $15 billion. The visitor started out with a consumer-facing product, making diamond wieldy to non-designers. But on the when of launching an enterprise-centric suite of tools, the growth of Sydney-based Canva has been staggering.

So it should come as no surprise that we’re veritably thrilled to have Canva co-founder and CEO Melanie Perkins join us at Disrupt (Sept 21-23) for a fireside chat.

Since launching the visitor in 2013, Perkins has led its growth to now see increasingly than 55 million users each month, ranging from individual creators to SMBs to Fortune 500 companies.

We’ll talk to Perkins well-nigh how she shifted the visitor from individual creators to a B2B platform, what it’s like to run an industry-specific startup in the midst of a fundamental incubation — see: Design may be the next entrepreneurial gold rush — and how she’s handled this period of monumental growth for the company.

Perkins joins a stellar lineup of speakers at Disrupt, including Secretary Pete Buttigieg, Calendly’s Tope Awotona, Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield, Houseplant’s Seth Rogen and investor Chamath Palihapitiya, among many others. Check out a full list of speakers here. Disrupt is less than a month yonder and you can still get your pass to wangle it all for less than $100! Register today.

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