Looma provides holistic product design services to the life science industry. They blend disciplined engineering with craftsmanship and execution with creativity.
Akeo is a team of multidisciplinary digital product experts specialized in branding, UI/UX design, mobile, and web development.
HLabs is a London based, creative strategy agency who loves solving problems, inspiring teams, streamlining processes, designing beautiful experiences and most importantly, always driving creative excellence. They have a team of over 15 talented and passionate creatives that offer a full service package crossing over creative direction, digital strategy, design & development.
Brand and communications for science companies. Your design team should understand science (almost) as well as you do. You won’t have to dumb it down for us. Bunsen is well-versed in the research, technologies, challenges, and opportunities facing frontier science startups and scale-ups.
Jeff Merrick is a multidisciplinary product designer and frontend developer based in Chicago. He helps his clients boost their design bandwidth, bring UX help into their dev teams and execute solutions quickly.
Elena Potter works with mission-oriented founders to create brands that cast a vision for a better future. She focuses on brand design for high-powered, purpose-driven startups and DTC companies.
FRINGE22 thrives on maintaining our mission of “Projects with Purpose”. Our focus on aligning ourselves along clients with vision, made way for our life’s works to be on a path of fulfillment. We embrace our cultural diversities while pursuing a deeper understanding of the world.
Artstak is a UX/UI, branding, web and motion design agency. Their capabilities include Strategy (Research, UI/UX audit, Product strategy, Innovation consulting, Positioning and messaging), Design (UI/UX design, Brand identity, Packaging, Websites and mobile apps, Visual design, Prototyping and testing) and Development (HTML/CSS/JS, Webflow, WordPress, iOS/Android native apps, Rapid prototyping).
We’re a small design shop that’s big on craftsmanship. From branding to design to coding, we do it right. Most shops separate designers and developers, and often struggle to bridge the communication gap. We're developers who are also skilled designers, and our work reflects a more holistic approach to the development process. The results are websites and apps that are beautiful inside and out.
JEO Creative is a dexterous creative studio that partners with enterprising businesses to build differentiated, compelling, and strategic brands. Their services come recommended from other VC Platform leaders.
Jan Losert is a designer, Webflow & product creator who comes recommended from other VC Platform leaders. His portfolio is on Dribbble and Behance.
We Make Heart
Thomas O'Connell is the founder of We Make Heart. Thomas is a master storyteller and helps companies bring their identify to life through content and visual design. He helped to create the Pillar brand.
Ueno is a full-service agency, helping companies design and build beautiful digital products, brands, and experiences. They've worked with Pillar portfolio company Abridge, with great results.
The Addis team has deep roots in branding which enables them to be creative partners with a long- term strategic vision for the brands they work with. The firm provides cost-effective support and works with well-established clients in Boston.
Wilfey is a creative house that partners with VC firms to provide its portfolio companies with cost-effective design and positioning resources. Wilfey specializes in producing high-quality work on tight deadlines with expertise in branding, positioning, pitch decks, and marketing assets.
John Skurchak created our Pillar logo, and we have worked with him on several projects. He is extremely talented, and can help with full brand development.
Allison is a Freelance Graphic Designer & Illustrator living and working in Portland, Maine, and serving clients throughout New England.
Meaghan Kane comes highly recommended to Pillar as a brand, web, and experience designer for digital products.
Erik DiMauro Design
Erik is a graphic and logo designer, and has created several logos for companies in the broader Pillar community.
Britni Linford Design
Britni Linford is based in SLC, Utah. and frequently freelances for the Pillar team. She is creative, fast, and a wonderful person to collaborate with.
Made by Craft creates digital products focusing on beautiful, human-centered design, UX and product strategy. The Pillar team has worked with Jeremy in the past, and the team is responsible for the Petri.bio website.
thoughtbot is a design and development consultancy with an office in Boston that mentors your team while bringing your digital product ideas to life. The company has partnered with hundreds of founders and growing startups to build web and mobile apps that delight users.
Fresh Tilled Soil
Fresh Tilled Soil solves hard design UX / UI problems and brings complex product ideas to life. Over the past 13 years the team has delivered UX and product design to 700+ clients across the world.
At Alpine, we design for print & digital and we breathe new life into seasoned brands. We lean on creativity to inspire new ideas and utilize our deep design knowledge to build quality results. There’s a reason we tend to become close with our clients – we simply care. We care about our work, we care about the people we work with, and we care about the investment that business owners are making in their company.