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Figma (company)

Figma (company)

A company offering an online platform for collaborative design in team environments.

Figma is a company offering an online platform for collaborative design in team environments that is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2012 by Dylan Field and Evan Wallace. Figma's collaboration platform can be used for UI design, ux design, prototyping, graphic design, wireframing, brainstorming, and templates. 

Funding

Seed

On June 24, 2013 Figma announced raising $3.9 million in seed funding from Index Ventures (lead investor), Terrence Rohan (lead investor), LocalGlobe, Jeff Weiner, DJ Patil, and Adam Nash. 

Series A

On December 3, 2015 Figma announced raising $14 million in series A funding from Greylock Partners (lead investor), Index Ventures, Jeff Weiner, DJ Patil, and Adam Nash. At the time of announcing their series A funding Figma also announced the official launch of their collaborative design platform. 

Series B

On February 1, 2018 Figma announced raising $25 million in series B funding from Kleiner Perkins (lead investor), Jeff Weiner, Index Ventures, Greylock Partners, and Daniel Gross. The company plans on using their series B funding to focus their enterprise growth. 

Series C

On February 7, 2019 Figma announced raising $40 million in series C funding from Sequoia Capital (lead investor), Kleiner Perkins, Index Ventures, Greylock Partners, Founders Fund, Coatue Management, Mike Krieger, Jeff Weiner, Dan Rose, and Andrew Wilson. Figma had a post series C funding evaluation of $440 million. 

Timeline

February 2019

Figma raises a $40,000,000 series C round from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Index Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Founders Fund, Greylock Partners and Coatue Management.

February 2018

Figma raises a $25,000,000 series B round from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Index Ventures and Greylock Partners.

June 24, 2013

Figma raises a $3,874,996 seed round.

People

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Role
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Adam Nash

Investor



Alec Miller

Employee



Anneli Woodland

Employee



Athyuttam Eleti

Employee



Bob Lee

Investor



Carmel DeAmicis

Employee



Claire Butler

Employee



Craig Mod

Investor



Daniel Gross

Investor



Danny Rimer

Board member



Darren Lee

Employee



Dylan Field

Founder



Eric Wittman

Employee



Evan Wallace

Founder



Jamie Wong

Employee



Jason Pearson

Employee



Jessica Liu

Employee



Johan Prag

Employee



John Lilly

Board member



John Smart

Employee



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Jordan Crook
December 5, 2019
TechCrunch
With the shift in the way designers fit into organizations and the way design fits into business overall, the design ecosystem is following the same path blazed by enterprise SaaS companies in recent years.
Ingrid Lunden
November 21, 2019
TechCrunch
Software will eat the world, as the saying goes, but in doing so, some developers are likely to get a little indigestion. That is to say, building products requires working with disparate and distributed teams, and while developers may have an ever-growing array of algorithms, APIs and technology at their disposal to do this, ironically [...]
Jordan Crook
August 1, 2019
TechCrunch
Figma, the startup looking to put design tools in the cloud, has today announced new plug-ins for the platform that will help users clean up their workflows. Figma co-founder and CEO Dylan Field says that plug-ins have been the most requested feature from users since the company's launch. So, for the last year, the team [...]

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