6 Startup Lessons From Designers At Pinterest, Fuseproject, and Behance
From Fast Company
January 23, 2013 - 7:45am
Enrique Allen distills the takeaways from The Designer Founders book series. In 2011, over 60 designers started the Designer Fund, to give angel funding, mentorship, and connections to designers creating businesses with positive social impact. We believe that designers should be part of the DNA of companies from the beginning and partner with business and technology cofounders to build great products, user experiences, and a culture of innovation for the long run. That core principle has informed our Designer Founders book series, which includes interviews with designers about the path they took to create tech startups. Our goal with this project is for designers around the world to find inspiration in role models who have successfully taken the journey from designer to founder. The first edition features conversations with Evan Sharp of Pinterest, Rashmi Sinha of SlideShare, Yves ...
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