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Your Graduation Gift Guide for this year's class

Currently and at some time soon this year, People are/will be graduating from different levels of the educational environment with this marking a very good moment of happiness for many, You know high-schoolers who hate school and could not wait to leave or PhDs who amazingly love what they do and can't wait to use their profound knowledge to go and impact the huge world out there, The same goes for all levels of education, People just belong to different categories.

If you're the one graduating, Kudos!, If its someone you know, Kudos! also, You are both very happy we deduce and would love to reward each other with amazing gifts to celebrate this milestone.

In your rewarding journey, We reward you with a guide on the gifts to buy to make yourselves happy, Get the consumerist experience and also make huge impact in your lives.

We present to you the:


During these special set of events, You would love to share and get gifts for others and yourself and The Techie has compiled the …

Ilya Fushman is joining Kleiner Perkins from Index Ventures

Mr Fushman!

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has added a high profile new partner to its effort to revitalize its venture practice.


The newest face to join Kleiner Perkins' venture turnaround is Ilya Fushman, who joins as a general partner in its venture group. Fushman had previously invested at Index Ventures, where he'd worked with investments including Intercom, KeepTruckin, Optimizely and Slack starting in 2015. Prior to Index, Fushman was an executive at Dropbox in business development and product.


Fushman's surprise move to Kleiner Perkins is a personnel coup for Mamoon Hamid, who joined the firm last year with a mission of refreshing its venture practice


The former cofounder of his own venture firm Social Capital, Hamid had joined Kleiner with the promise to bring in other high profile investors and restore some luster to a brand known in recent years for later-stage investment successes but some early-stage missteps and a high-profile gender discrimination lawsuit unsuccessfully brought against the firm by Ellen Pao in 2015. 


Hiring Fushman, until now a partner at one of Silicon Valley's faster-growing firms, represents the first major move in what Hamid says will be a string of appointments across different roles.







"I've had a spreadsheet for a long time of all the people I'd love to work with, and Ilya is always on the top of that list," says Hamid, who got to know Fushman through their mutual investments in Intercom and Slack. "It comes down to the type of people that Kleiner Perkins wants to work with, and Ilya embodies a lot of the attributes that our team values."



At Kleiner Perkins, Fushman will continue to invest in enterprise software companies and adjacent areas such as financial tech, focusing on early-stage investments. "I think there's a blending happening between the enterprise side and the consumer side of the world," he says. The opportunity to work with Hamid on Kleiner Perkins' rebuild was an opportunity he couldn't pass up as a "builder," he said in an interview, while praising his former firm Index for its cross-Atlantic success.


"I think the reality is, go out into the world outside of San Francisco or Silicon Valley, and if you ask, 'have you heard of VC and can you name a VC firm,' Kleiner will come back as one of the few names that people recognize," says Fushman. "It's a huge part of the appeal to take the brand and foundation and build on top of it. 


There's a lot of opportunity to improve it further and make it a lot more fresh and new and friendly."





Kleiner Perkins' general partners include Eric Feng, Wen Hsieh and firm leader Ted Schlein, as well as life science expert Beth Seidenberg and growth-stage investors Noah Knauf, Mary Meeker and Mood Rowghani. 


While Seidenberg and Meeker are both leading women in their sectors of venture capital, Kleiner Perkins has notably lacked a general partner in its venture practice in recent years, even as the industry slowly looks to improve its gender imbalance in powerful investing roles.




Hamid says that his firm is looking to hire a consumer tech-focused general partner in upcoming months, a process it's been undertaking for more than a year, predating his arrival. Adding a female investor is "priority number one for us," says Hamid.


Fushman's old firm Index Ventures, meanwhile, announced its own hire in consumer tech, female investor and CapitalG veteran Sarah Cannon, last week. "With the hire of Ilya, who is obviously not a woman, it becomes even more important for us that we have that balance and experience and thought, so expect to see things from us," Hamid says. That includes "filling out the bench" with more associates and mid-level hires in upcoming months as Kleiner restocks, says its venture chief.



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