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Designer Fund is an early-stage venture capital firm focused on investing in areas that have historically lacked design resources - healthcare, financial services, blockchain, AI, climatetech, etc.
Founding partner Ben Blumenrose has years of experience at Facebook's design team, and Enrique Allen has worked in design across the venture world at firms Venrock, 500 Startups, and Facebook Fund.
They leverage this design experience to help early stage companies create a differentiated UX, source designers for their teams, and help them scale those resources.
Typically, they get about a third of their deal flow from top tier venture capital firms who bring them in for design help, a third from their network of designers and founders, and a third through their own proactive sourcing in upcoming sectors.
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