Rhode Island School of Design President John Maeda Departs for Roles at Kleiner Perkins and eBay

Design fever in the Valley continues with a new addition to a familiar firm.
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Chegg Set to Go Public Tomorrow in Next Post-Twitter Tech IPO

Which came first: The chicken or Wall Street investors?
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Former Zynga Security Head Puhlmann Joins Endgame as CTO

Nils Puhlmann, former Zynga chief security officer, is joining security solutions provider Endgame — best name ever — as CTO. The Arlington, Va.-based Endgame is backed by venture investors, including Kleiner Perkins and Bessemer Venture Partners, with about $54 million in funding. Before departing in 2012, Puhlmann was at Zynga for several years managing all security issues for the online gaming company.

Fortune’s Most Powerful Women List Has Lots of Tech Stars, With She-Can-Do-Anything Spotlight on Facebook’s Sandberg

I say we scramble all the private jets in Silicon Valley and get the “Lean In” book star to D.C. to lean on some pols to open the government again, tout de suite!
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Money Meter App Level Launches With $5M From Kleiner Perkins

Can you afford to eat out tonight? There’s an app for that.
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Seven Questions About Security for Kleiner Perkins’ Ted Schlein

As threats change, so must the approach to security. Get used to it.
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Jawbone Raises More Than $100 Million to Meet Demand for Wearable Tech

The Bay Area-based electronics company gets a cash infusion to meet demand for its popular products.
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Coursera Adds Kleiner Perkins Partner Lila Ibrahim as President

That’s a lot of leadership at the top of the growing startup, which was founded less than two years ago.
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MyFitnessPal Raises $18M to Count More Calories

Calorie counter and diet community MyFitnessPal raised $18 million in its first round of funding from backers Kleiner Perkins and Accel Partners. Though the eight-year-old company has one of the cheesier names in the biz, it is adding 1.5 million users per month and is widely integrated into other fitness-tracking tools.