32-Year-Old CEO and Co-Founder Melanie Perkins of Canva, Valued at $3.2 Billion, Raises $85 Million

CEO and co-founder Melanie Perkins of Canva raised $85 million this week, led by Mary Meeker’s venture capital firm, raising her company valuation to $3.2 billion – one of the most valuable female-led technology startups in the world. She saw the need for something like Canva while tutoring other college students on how to use traditional design software.