For a long time, a pair of co-founders consisted of an executive and an engineer. It worked for Facebook, Microsoft, and Apple, just to name a few. These companies have excellent designers today, because it’s a necessity they can’t afford to ignore. It seems like design is becoming more and more prevalent in new startups as well – Square, Path, Airbnb, and more are pushing the envelope.
Design is becoming a key differentiator for companies to acquire funding, press coverage,
and loyal users.
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