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Shervin Pishevar

Shervin Pishevar is an American of Iranian descent. He is a prolific entrepreneur, a philanthropist, a venture capitalist and a super angel investor. He was the former executive chairman of the company Hyperloop One. Also, he is a co-founder and a manager of Investment company. While in venture capital, Shervin invested in several other companies like Uber, Airbnb and Munchery. Being an angel investor, Shervin Pishevar has been able to seed in over 60 companies. Previously, Shervin was a manager at Menlo venture. Here, he led several other investments such as Machine zone, Warby Parker, Uber Series B and Tumblr.

Shervin Pishevar is also a strategic advisor of the company Uber. Subsequently, he has served as a board advisor for the company from the year 2011-2015. Shervin Pishevar has been an entrepreneur right from his childhood. At the age of 23, he managed to establish his company known as WebOS. It was the first company to craft a cross-browser that possess windows like an interface for the internet. The company was later dissolved. However, he collaborated with another entrepreneur and revived the company re-naming it HyperOffice. So far, Shervin Pishevar has founded several technology-related companies like SGN, WebOS, and Webs.com among others.

Shervin Pishevar was born in the year 1974 in Tehran, Iran. He migrated to the US while he was still a young boy. He was raised by two parents. His father was Abraham Pishevar, while his mother was called Eshrat Pishevar. Abraham Pishevar worked at a local media station in Tehran, Iran. He worked as a radio and television executive manager. Later on, Abraham Pishevar noticed that his name had been placed on Ayatollah Khomeini’s execution document. This message shook him to the ground. He was accused of broadcasting information that aided Iran residents to move to other foreign nations. If he continued to stay put in Iran, he was going to be executed.

He then relocated to the United States. When he got to the US, he worked as a cab driver. He operated in Silver Spring Maryland. Months later he got the opportunity to be with his family after they also relocated from Iran to the US.

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