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24-year-old college dropout takes on Adobe with $18 million in backing

Figma CEO and co-founder Dylan Field dropped out of Brown University at age 20 to become a Thiel fellow before eventually launching Figma. Four years ago, Dylan Field dropped out of Brown University on a whim to become a member of the Thiel Fellowship, a two-year program founded by billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel. Field knew exactly what he wanted to to do: take on Adobe (ADBE).
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