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Lady Startup

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Do you have dreams of owning your own business or you just want to take a peak behind the curtain to see how other people have done it? Then join lady startup, Rachel Corbett as she sits down with some of the most inspiring and successful female entrepreneurs to discover how they built their busines… read more


Melanie Perkins: Canva

From Mamamia, this is Lady Startup, the show where inspiring female entrepreneurs share the story of building a business.

It's the final episode for season two and Rachel Corbett is chatting with Melanie Perkins, founder of online design platform, Canva.

Melanie started her first business at the ripe old age of 19 and began putting her idea for Canva into action when she was in her early 20s.

Her drive and determination took her all the way to Silicon Valley, where she wooed financial investors like Bill Tai and built a company that’s now valued at $1 billion.

So how did Melanie defy the odds and change the future of e-publishing forever?

LIsten to find out...


Melanie Perkins, Founder of Canva

Rachel Corbett, Founder of PodSchool

Producer: Amelia Navascues


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