Insights Per Minute: Series 3
Enrique Allen on Introductions
is currently the co-director of the Designer Fund
, with the mission of helping designers create businesses with meaningful impact.. He’s also the editor of Designer Founders
, an ebook series that interviews designers about the path they took to create tech startups.
Previously he was a designer at venture capital funds including 500 Startups, Facebook’s fbFund & Venrock where he helped invest in companies like Wildfire (acquired by Google), Behance (acquired by Adobe), Taskrabbit, Life360, and Lyft.
As a Bay Area Native and Stanford University alum, Enrique continues to teach at the Stanford d.school since 2009 and is currently a co-instructor of dmedia.stanford.edu
. He was a student in courses including Entrepreneurial Design for Extreme Affordability
where he worked with Proximity
in Myanmar and the White Mountain Apache Tribe