Canva co-founders Cliff Obrecht, Melanie Perkins, Cameron Adams
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Australia Canva Billionaires Co-Founders Age 34 to Give $12 Billion to Charity

The Co-founders of Australian design software company Canva Melanie Perkins and Cliff Obrecht, have pledged to give around 30% of their shareholdings worth around $12 billion to a charitable foundation seeking to eliminate extreme poverty.  The announcement was made after a new $200 million fund raising round by Canva, valuing the company at $40 billion and turning the 3 Co-founders into billionaires.  Both Melanie Perkins and Cliff Obrecht are estimated to own 18% each ($6.5 billion each) and co-founder Cameron Adams has around 9% ($3.2 billion).  Melanie Perkins (Age 34) and Cliff Obrecht (Age 34) have also become wife & husband, just getting married this year (2021).  In 2019, the pair and now billionaires, had engaged in Perth Australia with a $30 engagement ring.  Canva was founded in 2013 in Australia and is expected to generate $1 billion in revenue by the end of 2021.

“ Australia Canva Co-Founders Age 34 to Give $12 Billion to Charity “

 

Canva Foundation

Canva Co Founders Cliff Obrecht Melanie Perkins Cameron Adams
Canva co-founders Cliff Obrecht, Melanie Perkins, Cameron Adams

Through Canva Foundation, an initial pilot donation of $10 million will be given to United States not-for-profit GiveDirectly.  Since 2009, GiveDirectly has delivered more than $US400 million in cash to more than 1 million families living in poverty, by making unconditional cash transfers through mobile phones.  The Canva Foundation was set up in June 2020. 



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About Canva

Launched in 2013, Canva is a free online visual communications platform with a mission to empower everyone in the world to design. Featuring a simple drag-and-drop user interface and a vast range of templates ranging from presentations, social media graphics, posters, apparel to videos, plus a huge library of fonts, stock photography, illustrations, video footage, and audio clips, anyone can take an idea and create something beautiful. Canva is available on desktop, web, iOS, and Android.

 

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