You’re a rebel, a misfit with an epic business solution that changes paradigms and challenges the status-quo. We’re the creative experts with the determination and know-how to help you succeed.

We use our own unique remix of human-centered design processes for creative innovation, and we’ve got a deep network of creative rebels and change agents ready to help you with your next goal.

What do you want to jam on?


User research, Idea generation, Rapid prototyping, User testing

Pitch deck, Storytelling, Product demo, Hi-Fi prototype


Logo design, Style guide, Brand personality, Voice & tone

Marketing and Social Media Strategy, Promotion, Crowdfunding


Also, if you’re part of an impact investment firm, accelerator, running a hackathon, or working in an organization that could use facilitation, design, prototyping, get in touch.



We are makers; designers, strategists, developers, researchers, photographers, copywriters, storytellers, business professionals, and creative problem solvers. Some of our collaborators include;


Vincent Sacco
Senior Visual Designer
Matthew Abrams
Entrepreneurial Consultant
David Bill
Design Strategist

Jessica Mastors
Storytelling Coach +
Strategist
Ben Snyder
Innovation Consultant
Carl Bean-Larson
Art Director +
Graphic Designer


And we are determined to tackle the world’s biggest challenges.


But, solving these challenges will be a huge undertaking and it will take a lot of hard work, wildly creative thinking, and collaboration like the human race has never before accomplished.

Simply put, we are tired of seeing good people doing good work fail. Let’s take the same processes of creativity, design, rapid iteration, and innovation developed by tech startups, and apply them to society’s biggest challenges.




We’ve got our own remix of proven creative methodologies, drawing from Human Centered Design, Lean Startup, Design Thinking, Prototype Thinking, and Thinking Wrong, to accelerate the rate of innovation, progress, and change in the social impact space.




Our Singles

Get a taste of what The Determined is all about; public workshops, talks, and meet ups. Rock on!


Upcoming events:

One-Day workshop
Soundcheck : Take Your Idea from Prototype to Pitch
+ The Laundry
+ San Francisco, CA
+ FEB 25


Past events:

One-Day workshop
Design Thinking (Remix) for Entrepreneurs
+ The Laundry
+ San Francisco, CA
+ NOV 10
Event details

Two-Hour workshop
Design Remix for Collective Impact
+ Social Innovation Week
+ San Francisco, CA
+ NOV 15
Event details


Contact us if you’d like for us to bring a workshop to your event or organization.



Our Case Studies

Connecting families in San Francisco with the quality services and resources they need to thrive


Making fertility benefits easy and affordable for professional women.





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