Shervin Pishevar is a venture capitalist and a businessman who has invested in some of the highly successful businesses in the United States. Some of his investments are in companies such as Airbnb, Slack, Postmates, Uber, and Robinhood. He is prominent for his role in the growth of Virgin’s Hyperloop One where he is the co-founder and executive chairman.
Shervin Pishevar born in Tehran, Iran, at a time when the region who was undergoing the Islamic revolution. He immigrated to the United States where he has been growing his life and career in business. One of the things he was scared of was that his parents might die and leave him with nothing. This is a scenario he never wanted to see.
Shervin Pishevar is known for having outstanding ability to create relationships with the powerful in the society. During the Barack Obama presidency, he managed to maintain a close relationship with the administration and even helped in drafting some bills for the Congress.
According to the Uber founder Travis Kalanick, Shervin is the reason the company settled for Menlo Ventures as the venture funding company. The co-founder was interested in working with Shervin, and that is why he chose the firm so that he could partner with him. The good thing about Shervin is that he can create more advantages other than just the funding. When he partners with business organizations, he ensures that the partnership is based on mutual growth interest. Today, Pishevar is interested not in making money but helping innovative people to link up with the like-minded talents for that bring change in the world.
At the beginning of 2018, Shervin Pishevarr went to Twitter and published 50 messages that indicated that he is expecting the American economy to decline in coming months. He supported this argument by showing that’s every indicator of a financial crisis had been triggered. To him, it was just a matter of time before the financial crisis happened. He also pointed out that he expected the stock market to drop by over 6000 points in the coming months. Shervin Pishevar also tweeted about other matters related to the financial industry such as the crush of bitcoin and the decline of Silicon Valley as an innovation hub.