Canva unveils a series of new features, including several AI-powered tools
Canva is introducing a series of new features, including a suite of new AI-powered tools, along with additional highly-requested features.
Stability AI, Hugging Face and Canva back new AI research nonprofit
Developing cutting-edge AI systems like ChatGPT requires massive technical resources, in part because they’re costly to develop and run. While several open source efforts have attempted to rever
Felicis funded 50% more deals last year than in 2021, some as prices were still rising — and it says it has no regrets
Felicis, a now 17-year-old, San Francisco- and Menlo Park-based venture firm, is announcing today that it has closed its ninth flagship fund with $825 million, compared with the $600 million core fund
Canva launches a new paid subscription for universities and colleges
Canva, the online graphic design platform, launched Canva for Campus today, a new paid subscription for universities and colleges. The subscription gives students, professors, staff and campus adminis
Singapore’s PixCap draws $2.8M to power web-based 3D design
A clutch of startups is trying to topple Adobe’s dominance in three-dimensional modeling and do more than Canva. A freshly funded player is PixCap, which is entering the fray with a no-code, we
Startup valuations are declining — but not consistently
Some startups saw their valuations decline in 2021's bull market, some were in line with the public market, and some haven't declined at all.
Pacdora wants to be a ‘Canva + Figma’ for the $1 trillion packaging industry
I love meeting startups that are making a tangible impact on the factory floor. While Shein applies a data-driven approach to improve efficiency for clothing manufacturing, Pacdora is doing something
After the Figma-Adobe deal, which design startups are acquisition targets?
News that Adobe will buy upstart design software unicorn Figma for $20 billion was the single largest event in startup land this week, a surprise upset over the Ethereum Merge coming to fruition.
Canva moves beyond graphic design to launch a visual worksuite
Canva is further establishing itself as more than just a user-friendly graphic design tool. The Australian company announced at its Canva Create event that it will unveil a suite of new products to ro
4 principles for building an MVP even if you can’t write a single line of code
If you haven’t found a technical co-founder or freelancer to build your MVP, here are four principles that will help in the meantime.
Most startups were overvalued before 2021, and now it’s causing problems
In a normalizing market like this one, once-inflated valuations can become a big problem, particularly for founders, employees and early investors.
Apple’s image cutout feature in iOS 16 is the most fun thing to come out of WWDC 2022
Out of all features Apple announced at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) last week, a new addition to Apple’s Visual Lookup system — a feature where you can “pick up” an ob
Harlem Capital leads seed into Because, an e-commerce enablement startup
Because provides a “Canva-like” editing experience for e-commerce managers to design and publish messages aimed at driving conversion rates.
Atlassian launches Atlas to improve team alignment
At its Team ’22 conference today, Atlassian announced the launch of Atlas, a new service for cross-functional team updates it previously offered as a beta under the name “Team Central.R
8 open source companies from YC Demo Day Winter ’22
Wicked fast VPNs, data organization tools, auto-generated videos to spice up your company’s Instagram stories … Y Combinator’s Winter 2022 open source founders have some interesting ideas up the
Veed, an online video editing platform, picks up $35M from Sequoia
Video is the beating heart of the most popular content online these days, and it’s not just because it’s entertaining. It’s also because of how accessible it is: It’s become in
Canva acquires Flourish in mission to tell better stories with data
The acquisition comes as the visual communications company reached over 75 million monthly active users, up over 30 million in the past 12 months.
Dyspatch helps companies create emails you’ll actually want to open
The company’s email production tool essentially takes the tips and tricks from people designing email well and makes it widely accessible.
500 Global’s Christine Tsai shares her 2022 VC predictions
After incredible growth in the past two year, all signs point to a continued abundance of opportunities for startup founders and investors in the year ahead.
Vistaprint acquires Crello and Depositphotos, rebrands as Vista, to better take on Canva and others in online creative design for businesses
Vistaprint has built a name for itself in providing printing and marketing services for consumers, sole traders and small businesses. Now it is making a pair of acquisitions as it looks for better way