Shervin Pishevar: Entrepreneurial Excellence With Diverse Interests
Shervin Pishevar is a highly successful entrepreneur and investor who created significant achievements in various sectors. The American entrepreneur is also a published researcher, incubation expert, and start-up advisor. His technology investments are futuristic and are aimed to transform the future. Due to that reason, he co-founded Hyperloop Technologies Inc. in 2014 and leading it as its Chairman. Hyperloop is accepted by experts around the world as the future mode of transport especially to cover large distances in short span of time. Shervin Pishevar also co-founded Sherpa Ventures, a venture capital firm headquartered in San Francisco, and he gives the vision to the company as its Chairman.
Before establishing Sherpa Ventures, he collaborated with Menlo Ventures as its managing director. During those years, he played a vital role in designing the Menlo Talent Fund, a $20 million seed fund. While coming to the technology sector, Shervin Pishevar established a number of companies and led them to greater success in the quick span of time. Some of them include HyperOffice, Social Gaming Network, Webs.com, and more. Interestingly, the companies established by Pishevar reached a customer base of 100 million in aggregate and raised over $50 million.
While coming to his investments, Pishevar is credited for many seed and angel investments. Per the latest information, he has invested in more than 60 companies which are in diverse sectors such as media, search, social commerce, mobile, ad tech, and more. Apart from that, he is serving as a member of Global Entrepreneurs Council of the UN Foundation. Shervin Pishevar was also sent to Russia and the Middle East as an Entrepreneurial Ambassador by several Federal government delegations. At the Summit and Session on Entrepreneurship in Algeria in 2008, he was a keynote speaker and was part of various policy working groups in telecommunications, media, technology, and more.
He was chosen as an Outstanding American by Choice by the Federal government – one of the 100 naturalized U.S. citizens since the beginning of the award program. Shervin Pishevar earned his graduation in interdisciplinary studies from the prestigious University of California. He is also a published researcher at Neuroscience Letters and Journal of American Medical Association. Pishevar also holds numerous U.S. patents.