Although India, Brazil, Spain and Mexico are among its 10 biggest markets, graphic design startup Canva has so far only been available in English.
For a company that has set its sights on reaching a global scale, that’s been a must to change. On Tuesday, the Australian company launched six new languages online — Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, German and Brazilian Portuguese — helping it reach more than 1 billion people in their native tongue.
The Sydney-based startup says it has more than 10 million users from 179 countries, giving it a large audience that could benefit from a localised platform. During a recent soft launch of European Spanish, Canva found more than 350,000 people switched over their app, co-founder Melanie Perkins told Mashable Australia. Read more…
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