Enrique Allen is the co-founder of Designer Fund where he invests between $100K - $1M in tech startups who are design leaders including Stripe, Gusto, Omada Health, Altschool, and Shyp. He adds value by building and educating design teams through Designer Fund's professional development program, Bridge. Previously, Enrique was a designer at venture capital firms, including 500 Startups, Facebook’s fbFund, and Venrock where he helped invest in companies like Behance, Lyft and Wildfire. He's a Stanford University alum and continues to teach d.media, one of the most popular courses at the Stanford d.school.
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|May 2, 2016||StrictlyVC - Designer Fund Closes Debut Effort with $20 Million|
|Nov 27, 2012||Gigaom - Funding good design is now officially mainstream|
|Aug 8, 2012||TechCrunch - After 5 Years With Facebook, Ben Blumenfeld Leaves To Beautify The Future At Designer Fund|
|Sep 14, 2011||Fast Company - What's Next, A Design Bubble?|