Who’s Turning Designers into Start-Up CEOs?

June 15, 2011 § Leave a comment

Enrique Allen.

Enrique Allen, a designer himself, decided one day that it was about time to bring design literacy to Silicon Valley. Realizing that designers should start to build there own businesses (“I realized I should be helping designers become more startup-ey”) he realized that designers can be key to a company’s image and brand and if they become leaders of the company, will integrate design “right in the company’s DNA.”

For that reason, for Allen, a cofounder of 500 Startups, it was important to start The Designer Fund

Read more about what Enrique Allen sees in designers as potential CEOs. 

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