Shervin Pishevar

Shervin Pishevar (born 1974) is an Iranian-American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, super angel investor, and philanthropist.wikipedia
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Sherpa Capital

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He is the co-founder and former executive chairman of Hyperloop One and a co-founder and managing director of Sherpa Capital, a venture capital fund which has invested in companies including Airbnb, Uber, and Munchery.
Sherpa Capital is an American venture capital firm established in March 2013 by Shervin Pishevar and Scott Stanford.

Virgin Hyperloop One

He is the co-founder and former executive chairman of Hyperloop One and a co-founder and managing director of Sherpa Capital, a venture capital fund which has invested in companies including Airbnb, Uber, and Munchery.
The idea for Hyperloop One emerged from a conversation between Elon Musk and Silicon Valley investor Shervin Pishevar when they were flying together to Cuba on a humanitarian mission in January 2012.

Super angel

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Shervin Pishevar (born 1974) is an Iranian-American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, super angel investor, and philanthropist.

Montgomery Blair High School

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Encouraged by his parents to pursue a career in medicine, Pishevar attended Montgomery Blair High School, a math and science magnet school.
Shervin Pishevar, entrepreneur and venture capitalist, known for co-founding Hyperoffice and Hyperloop One.

Hyperloop

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In 2014, Pishevar responded to Elon Musk's challenge to build a hyperloop, which Musk presented in a whitepaper titled Hyperloop Alpha.
Hyperloop One was founded by Shervin Pishevar and Brogan BamBrogan.

Definers Public Affairs

He filed suit at the San Francisco County Superior Court against Washington, D.C.-based political opposition research firm Definers Public Affairs, accusing them of contacting reporters to spread false rumours, including that Pishevar was a Russian agent, that he had embezzled investors' money from Uber and that he had paid off his accuser to settle the rape claim.
Venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar filed a lawsuit against Definers Public Affairs, alleging that it orchestrated a smear campaign against him.

Iranian Americans

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Shervin Pishevar (born 1974) is an Iranian-American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, super angel investor, and philanthropist.

Entrepreneurship

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Shervin Pishevar (born 1974) is an Iranian-American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, super angel investor, and philanthropist.

Venture capital

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Shervin Pishevar (born 1974) is an Iranian-American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, super angel investor, and philanthropist.

Airbnb

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He is the co-founder and former executive chairman of Hyperloop One and a co-founder and managing director of Sherpa Capital, a venture capital fund which has invested in companies including Airbnb, Uber, and Munchery.

Uber

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He is the co-founder and former executive chairman of Hyperloop One and a co-founder and managing director of Sherpa Capital, a venture capital fund which has invested in companies including Airbnb, Uber, and Munchery. He was previously a managing director at Menlo Ventures, where he led investments in Warby Parker, Tumblr, Machine Zone, and Uber Series B.

Munchery

He is the co-founder and former executive chairman of Hyperloop One and a co-founder and managing director of Sherpa Capital, a venture capital fund which has invested in companies including Airbnb, Uber, and Munchery.

Seed money

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As an angel investor, Pishevar has seeded more than 60 companies.

Menlo Ventures

He was previously a managing director at Menlo Ventures, where he led investments in Warby Parker, Tumblr, Machine Zone, and Uber Series B.

Warby Parker

He was previously a managing director at Menlo Ventures, where he led investments in Warby Parker, Tumblr, Machine Zone, and Uber Series B.

Tumblr

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He was previously a managing director at Menlo Ventures, where he led investments in Warby Parker, Tumblr, Machine Zone, and Uber Series B.

MZ (company)

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He was previously a managing director at Menlo Ventures, where he led investments in Warby Parker, Tumblr, Machine Zone, and Uber Series B.

Venture round

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He was previously a managing director at Menlo Ventures, where he led investments in Warby Parker, Tumblr, Machine Zone, and Uber Series B.

Webs (web hosting)

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He founded and operated technology-enabled companies including webs.com, WebOS, SGN, HyperOffice.

WebOS

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He founded and operated technology-enabled companies including webs.com, WebOS, SGN, HyperOffice.

Jam City (company)

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He founded and operated technology-enabled companies including webs.com, WebOS, SGN, HyperOffice.

Hyperoffice

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He founded and operated technology-enabled companies including webs.com, WebOS, SGN, HyperOffice.

Barack Obama

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He was chosen by the U.S. Government as an Outstanding American by Choice in 2012, and in 2015 he was appointed by Barack Obama to the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board

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He was chosen by the U.S. Government as an Outstanding American by Choice in 2012, and in 2015 he was appointed by Barack Obama to the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Ellis Island Medal of Honor

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As an American citizen of Iranian descent, Pishevar was awarded an Ellis Island Medal of Honor in 2016.