Canva, an Australia-based online design platform targeting photographers and illustrators, has raised US$6 million in new VC funding. The platform is very user friendly and simple to use. Canva’s platform will most likely evolve into marketplace where designers and illustrators will be selling and licensing their designs created with Canva’s tools. It took me about five minutes to learn the ropes and create this beautiful travel guide cover. It would be a safe bet to guess that in some point Canva might become a target for acquisition by a major publishing platform developer like Adobe.
I’m also currently testing four online infographics platforms: