[Applied Design Science] is an online crowdsourced design valuation platform to help entrepreneurs and investors assess business potentials of design driven startups.
With the emergence of equity crowdfunding and the recent liberalization of startups, novice investors and entrepreneurs alike are drawn to risky endeavors like moths to a flame. With the advent of it’s Design Valuation Dashboard, [Applied Design Science] now provides a reliable, evidence-based tool for assessing a startup’s probability of success. The online crowdsourced design valuation platform provides assessments of a startup’s market, technology and execution risk, as well as their design quality performance. Applying a multi-variable linear regression analysis, design quantification together with the wisdom of the crowd, it effectively screens early and mid-phase startups, greatly reducing their risk of loss.
[Applied Design Science] has leveraged over a decade of design science research into a unique Design Valuation Dashboard. Powered by established design quantification metrics, the platform will provide investors and startups with an online community forum that will assist in developing ideas into viable action plans for designing new businesses. [Applied Design Science] is founded by Stanford Alumni, Dr. Søren Ingomar Petersen, Art Center Alumni, Chuck Chugumlung and USC Alumni, Agustin Grube – inspired by the philosophy: breakthrough innovation is made possible by design.