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MISSION

 

The Design Venturer is an online business incubator for design and architecture school students and recent graduates. The Design Venturer’s mission is to provide resources on how to start a successful design career, develop a thriving design company, get great design jobs, and create great collaborations in the field of design. We work and strive to offer resources that help improve the competitiveness level of young designers. Design Venturers, Unite!

 

We can help you if you are:

– a design entrepreneur who wants to get a startup off the ground but doesn’t have either the knowledge of how to do it, or the network and collaborators, or the capital, or all of the above!

– a recent graduate of a design or architecture school, who knows what she wants to achieve but doesn’t have a clue how to get there.

 

 

We offer:

 

1. Learning & Consulting Services

– Career advice: we will help you understand where you are, where you want to go, and how to get there.

– Strategy and Portfolio development for the achievement of specific professional objectives.

– Learning services and products for the development of important business skills

– Business development consulting for design startups

– The Design Venturer journal, with interviews and articles by accomplished design professionals.

 

2. Opportunities to Network & Collaborate

– Business Incubation network

 

3. Startup Development

– Pitching events, where design startups get the chance to make a pitch in front of accomplished design professionals and investors, and to receive feedback