Have you heard of Shervin Pishevar? Well, if not him his business endeavors are familiar to all. Shervin is an Iranian-American entrepreneur, super angel investor, philanthropist and venture capitalist. Being a capitalist, he has invested in companies like Uber, Munchery, and Airbnb, etc. He has been the Managing Director of Sherpa Capital. He also co-founded Hyperloop One and was the executive chairman of it previously. Let us dig into the depth of this exciting personality to know about the career, achievements and net worth of Shervin Pishevar in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Pishevar’s official name stands as Shervin Kordary Pishevar. Born in 1974, he was an Iranian by nationality who later got the American Citizenship. Tehran of Iran is his birthplace. He was born as the son of Abraham Pishevar and Eshrat (Kordary) Pishevar. His father was a radio and television executive. They shifted to the United States when Abraham was working under Ayatollah Khomeini.
Shervin went to the Montgomery Blair High School where he was also elected for being the student member in the Montgomery County Board of Education. He majored in Molecular Cellular Biology from UC Berkley. While at the Berkley University, Pishevar was an active Editor-in-chief of the Berkley Scientific, an undergraduate research journal which was the first peer-reviewed one in the US. He also graduated from the Berkeley School of Public Health in health economics.
Not much to say about his own life as he is a single father with two children named Darya and Cyrus. It seems like media is not that interested in his sphere.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He intended to become an entrepreneur and so in his 23 years he opens up successfully his own company WebOS, which was the first company to make the cross-browser windows. 2001 was the year of his becoming the director of the Sages Capital of ‘Vanderbilt University Technology Company.’ In 2005, he became the founding president and COO of the Webs Inc. Company. Then he left it for co-founding the Social Gaming Network (SGN) and also became the CEO of it till 2012.
He also got an offer for the post of general manager at the Mozilla Corporation in 2010. In 2011 he joined a venture capital fund named as Menlo Ventures as the MD when he invested in companies like Uber and Tumblr and also launched the $20 million seed fund called the Menlo Talent Fund that invested in about 35 companies in the seed stage.
He left Menlo Ventures in 2013 to establish Sherpa Capital, his new investment company. The company has gone long ways under Pishevar and has made large investments in Airbnb, Stance, Cue Health, etc. He achieved ‘Ellis Island Medal of Honor’ in 2016, was chosen for the ‘Outstanding American by Choice Award’ and many other honors.
Net Worth & Earnings
Having a net worth of $65 million, most of it is due to his successful career as the founder, CEO, and Directors of various companies.
Shervin is a beautiful inspiration for every individual who wishes to utilize every second of his or her life.