A few months ago, Ben Blumenfeld had one of the best, most thankless design jobs on the planet. He’d worked at Facebook for five years. He spearheaded app integration, then took charge of community communications.
Ben has left Facebook to work for an angel fund called THE DESIGNER FUND... to continue from the article:
As of today, The Designer Fund is working with about a dozen small companies, working on problems ranging from solar-panel distribution to locally driven crowdfunding. And interestingly enough, The Designer Fund’s concerns and goals sound almost identical to Ideo’s, who has also started a new program to incubate young, design-forward companies looking at problems in the same sectors--medicine, education, and green energy.
The real beauty behind the Fund is that it is looking for DESIGNERS, not developers, as their investment prospects.
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