College Dropout Turns Thiel Fellowship Into a $2 Billion Figma Fortune

Dylan Field dropped out of an Ivy League school in 2012 to take a grant from the billionaire Peter Thiel and start a software company called Figma

company is presently worth more than $2 billion

$20 billion makes Field, 30, by a wide margin the richest individual to go through the Thiel Fellowship

Carmel DeAmicis joined Figma as a writer when it had under 20 representatives

His stake in Figma alone is worth more than $2 billion at the securing cost

Working on innovation and new businesses has involved Field's whole grown-up life. He interned at the news accumulation application Flipboard, said Danny Rimer