Support our growing community

TechSavvy, early-adopters, thought-leaders & taste-makers: 4 words that describe our community. They are Designers, Product & Design Leaders, Front-End Engineers, Founders, Investors, Researchers. People with an opinion, point-of-view and deep engagement with DesignUp at the conference and beyond - across both India and SE Asia.

Four good reasons to partner

One: Grow your employer brand

Looking to grow your team? DesignUp is a great place to showcase your brand, connect with Designers and Product creators across roles. A good place to connect with PMs, Design Leaders or an Ux Researcher or that multi-skilled elusive Front End Dev. 

Two: Showcase your product, service

The design-in-tech community is a curious, experimental bunch: willing to sample new products, connect the dots, give feedback. If you're looking to share your latest and greatest release, new products or services, get feedback or user-test, this would be the place!

Three: Teach, learn, grow

Wether you’re a mature product or creator of tools or an educational institution - DesignUp is a perfect place to connect with students and learners for all levels: from beginners to those who need an advanced course to seasoned Pros who are looking to switch to a new tool, adopt a new process or discuss the intricacies of work.

Four: Give back to the community

The design-in-tech community in India & SE Asia is young, but growing fast – help them find their voice, help them see the bigger picture, connect the dots. By sharing your knowledge and expertise, sharing tools and processes, through mentoring and speaking. It's time to give back to the community.

Our 2018 Sponsors & Partners

Interested in supporting the community? 

Sponsor a workshop, or a track. Sponsor the networking dinners or cocktails. Support a challenge or exhibit at one of our many events. Be an education partner or our travel partner. Sponsor scholars or support our content, our videos. There are many meaningful, relevant ways to get your brand to connect to our community. Let's speak [email protected]

About Us

DesignUp started with the idea of raising the design agenda within tech companies and tech-led businesses. To make tech, businesses, products and services thoughtful, human and humane, by Design.

DesignUp is volunteer-driven and community led. There are no full time salaried employees—we all have our day jobs. For us, DesignUp is a passion and unifying force.

Core Team

DesignUp’s core team includes Abhishu, Anindita, Baisam, Dharmesh, Jay, Lucky, Manu, Nikita, Nitesh, Narayan, Prabin, Saloni, Sima, Supriya & Tuhina.

Advisory Board

DesignUp Advisory board, constituted in 2018, has Katja Forbes, Vandana Abraham and V Shivakumar on the team.


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