Canva launched in 2013 and has since taken the graphic design world by storm.
By giving everyone access to millions of highly-customizable templates and royalty-free stock photos, Canva turned graphic design on its head, giving template creators a marketplace of tens of millions of users to sell their designs to—and allowing these users to create eye-catching designs with only a few clicks.
When it comes to graphic design, if you need it, chances are Canva has it: From logos and business cards to Pinterest posts and Instagram stories to mugs and T-shirts, Canva has dozens of templates for every use case.
But did you know that Canva is used by 75 million people every month? Or that the company plants one tree for every print design ordered through its platform?
If you want to learn more about the tool—and the company behind it—the stats we’re about to share will blow you away!
- 75 million people from 190 countries use Canva for their graphic design needs every month.
- More than 8 billion designs have been created on Canva since its 2013 launch.
- 150 new designs get created on Canva every second, Canva reports in its blog.
Canva is an Australian company. The company was founded in 2012 by Melanie Perkins, CEO, and Cliff Obrecht, COO, and the first version of Canva was launched in 2013.
In 2021, Canva raised $200 million at a valuation of $40 billion. This, according to Tech Crunch’s Jordan Crook, turns Canva into one of the most valuable private software companies in the world. The Australian startup expects to exceed $1 billion in revenue in 2022.
Canva employs more than 2,500 people. The company is headquartered in Sydney, Australia, and has two offices in the United States: one in Austin, TX, and one in San Francisco, CA.
Canva has offices in Sydney, Austin, San Francisco, London, Manila, Beijing, and Wuhan.
Canva has 75 million monthly active users from 190 countries. This includes creators, small businesses, and Fortune 500 companies like PayPal, Salesforce, and Zoom.
More than 8 billion designs—and counting—have been created in Canva. According to Canva, its users create 150 new designs every second.
And Canva isn’t just being used on web and desktop devices! According to Canva’s website, 23 new designs are created every second on Canva’s iPhone and iPad apps.
Canva has a library of almost 1 million highly-customizable templates and over 100 million royalty-free stock photos, graphics, videos, and audio tracks.
In 2021, 3.5 billion designs were created in Canva. Canva users created 227 million presentations and published 480 million videos that year.
In 2021, Canva.com had an Alexa.com ranking of #34, positioning it alongside Twitter (#35), Twitch (#39), eBay (#40), and LinkedIn (#41) in terms of global Internet engagement.
Canva owns two of the world’s biggest free stock photo sites, Pexels and Pixabay, which it acquired in 2019.
Education institutions and non-profit organizations get free, premium access to Canva for their graphic design needs.
Canva is big on sustainability. The company behind the world’s favorite graphic design tool aims to become climate-positive (and carbon-neutral) by 2023.
Canva has a “One Print, One Tree” program: For every print order made on Canva, the company has committed to planting a tree. The program started in March 2021 and, by November that year, Canva reported having planted more than 1 million trees.
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- Canva Pricing Plans – Free, Pro & Enterprise Solutions, Canva.com
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- Our Locations, Canva.com
- Reflecting on a Huge Year: 2021, Canva.com
- An Exciting Milestone for Canva in the US, Canva.com
- Canva Acquires Pexels, Pixabay, Canva.com
- A Look Beyond Canva’s Crazy Big Sustainability Plans, Canva.com