Rebekah Campbell

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Rebekah Campbell

What Rebekah Campbell learnt about partnerships from Canva’s Melanie Perkins and Cliff Obrecht

Rebekah Campbell
4 minute Read

Rebekah Campbell is founder of, and co-founder of Hey You. She spent her twenties and early thirties focused entirely on work and didn’t go on a single date in ten years. At age 34, she felt alone and terrified of the future.

So, she decided to take what she’d learnt building businesses and apply it to finding a partner, starting with a resolution: one date every week for an entire year.

Campbell’s book, 138 Dates, documents the journey of building Hey You, raising capital in Silicon Valley and dating 138 different men to eventually find her partner Rod. The book features lessons learnt along the way as well as advice from founders and investors including Bill Tai and Lars Rasmussen.

In this exclusive extract, Canva founders Melanie Perkins and Cliff Obrecht give Rebekah some powerful advice that she applies to both business and dating, covering how they work together and their tips for making business partnerships a success.

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