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Shervin Pishevar

Serial Entrepreneur & Investor; Former Member of Uber's Board of Directors

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Shervin Pishevar Biography

Shervin is a serial entrepreneur and investor. Shervin is the co-founder of Sherpa Capital, a leading venture capital firm with $650m under management. Shervin is also co-founder and first Executive Chairman of Virgin Hyperloop One, a transportation company. Shervin was GP of Sherpa Capital Fund I, Sherpa Capital Fund II and Sherpa Everest I, from 2013 to the end of 2017, where he helped raise and invest over $650m in the 3 funds.

Shervin is one of the top ranked venture capital investors, averaging over 73x on his investments. Forbes recently ranked Shervin #93 on 2017’s The Midas List for the top 100 venture investors where he has been ranked in the Midas List top 100 venture capitalists list in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Shervin is a former member of the Board of Directors of Uber (where he was Board Observer from 2011-2015 and was a Strategic Advisor), Wag, Machine Zone, Cue Health, Munchery, Pillpack (Board Observer and others. He has supported many charities and served on charity boards like Build.org (along with others like Jack Dorsey) and has served as an advisor to the Malala Fund. Shervin is co-founder of Sofreh Capital.

Prior to co-founding Sherpa Capital, he was a Managing Director at Menlo Ventures, a venture capital firm with over $4 billion under management. Shervin joined Menlo Ventures in 2011 and led key early investments such as Uber (Series B), Machine Zone (Series B), Warby Parker (SeriesA), Tumblr, and Getaround and others and started their seed investment program called Menlo Talent Fund and helped close over 35 seed investments while at Menlo including Parse (sold to Facebook) and Scan (sold to Snap). In addition, as an angel investor, he personally made over 100 seed and angel investments like a seed investment in Dollar Shave Club (sold Unilever for a $1 billion), Postmates, Cherry (acquired by Lyft), TaskRabbit, Parse, Qwiki, Gowalla, Milk, Socialcam, and Klout.

An accomplished entrepreneur, Shervin founded and operated technology-enabled companies, including Virgin Hyperloop One, Webs.com (as founding President and COO) which was acquired by VistaPrint, SGN (now JamCity, a leading mobile game developer), WebOS and HyperOffice. Companies he founded have reached an aggregate of over 100 million users.

In 2016, Shervin was selected as an Ellis Island Medal of Honor award winner. He was appointed by the President Barack H. Obama to serve on the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB) from 2015. He was also chosen by the U.S. Government as an Outstanding American by Choice, one of the only 100 naturalized Americans to be chosen since the beginning of the award. He has served on the advisory board of Comscore, was one of the 10 members of the UN Foundation’s Global Entrepreneurs Council, served as an entrepreneurial ambassador in several state department delegations to the Middle East and Russia, and was a keynote speaker at President Obama’s Summit on entrepreneurship in Algeria.

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  • How do I book Shervin Pishevar to speak at my event?

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  • What are the speaker fees for Shervin Pishevar

    Speaking fees for Shervin Pishevar, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Shervin Pishevar are available upon request for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Shervin Pishevar, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Shervin Pishevar speak about?

    Shervin Pishevar is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Business, Business Growth, Entertainment, Entrepreneurism, Science and Technology, Social Media, Technology Speakers, Venture Capital.
  • Where does Shervin Pishevar travel from?

    Shervin Pishevar generally travels from Miami, FL, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Shervin Pishevar’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Shervin Pishevar for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Shervin Pishevar for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Shervin Pishevar or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Serial Entrepreneur & Investor; Former Member of Uber's Board of Directors

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Shervin Pishevar Biography

Shervin is a serial entrepreneur and investor. Shervin is the co-founder of Sherpa Capital, a leading venture capital firm with $650m under management. Shervin is also co-founder and first Executive Chairman of Virgin Hyperloop One, a transportation company. Shervin was GP of Sherpa Capital Fund I, Sherpa Capital Fund II and Sherpa Everest I, from 2013 to the end of 2017, where he helped raise and invest over $650m in the 3 funds.

Shervin is one of the top ranked venture capital investors, averaging over 73x on his investments. Forbes recently ranked Shervin #93 on 2017’s The Midas List for the top 100 venture investors where he has been ranked in the Midas List top 100 venture capitalists list in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Shervin is a former member of the Board of Directors of Uber (where he was Board Observer from 2011-2015 and was a Strategic Advisor), Wag, Machine Zone, Cue Health, Munchery, Pillpack (Board Observer and others. He has supported many charities and served on charity boards like Build.org (along with others like Jack Dorsey) and has served as an advisor to the Malala Fund. Shervin is co-founder of Sofreh Capital.

Prior to co-founding Sherpa Capital, he was a Managing Director at Menlo Ventures, a venture capital firm with over $4 billion under management. Shervin joined Menlo Ventures in 2011 and led key early investments such as Uber (Series B), Machine Zone (Series B), Warby Parker (SeriesA), Tumblr, and Getaround and others and started their seed investment program called Menlo Talent Fund and helped close over 35 seed investments while at Menlo including Parse (sold to Facebook) and Scan (sold to Snap). In addition, as an angel investor, he personally made over 100 seed and angel investments like a seed investment in Dollar Shave Club (sold Unilever for a $1 billion), Postmates, Cherry (acquired by Lyft), TaskRabbit, Parse, Qwiki, Gowalla, Milk, Socialcam, and Klout.

An accomplished entrepreneur, Shervin founded and operated technology-enabled companies, including Virgin Hyperloop One, Webs.com (as founding President and COO) which was acquired by VistaPrint, SGN (now JamCity, a leading mobile game developer), WebOS and HyperOffice. Companies he founded have reached an aggregate of over 100 million users.

In 2016, Shervin was selected as an Ellis Island Medal of Honor award winner. He was appointed by the President Barack H. Obama to serve on the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB) from 2015. He was also chosen by the U.S. Government as an Outstanding American by Choice, one of the only 100 naturalized Americans to be chosen since the beginning of the award. He has served on the advisory board of Comscore, was one of the 10 members of the UN Foundation’s Global Entrepreneurs Council, served as an entrepreneurial ambassador in several state department delegations to the Middle East and Russia, and was a keynote speaker at President Obama’s Summit on entrepreneurship in Algeria.

Shervin Pishevar Videos

  • Shervin Pishevar delivers a lecture at ADA University
    Shervin Pishevar, an Azeri-American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and super angel investor, the co-founder and executive chairman of ...
  • Web Summit 2014 Day Two - Shervin Pishevar and Scott Stanford in ...
  • Shervin Pishevar, VC at @Sherpa | Revolution Season 4 ...

FAQs on booking Shervin Pishevar

  • How do I book Shervin Pishevar to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Shervin Pishevar for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Shervin Pishevar, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Shervin Pishevar or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Shervin Pishevar

    Speaking fees for Shervin Pishevar, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Shervin Pishevar are available upon request for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Shervin Pishevar, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Shervin Pishevar speak about?

    Shervin Pishevar is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Business, Business Growth, Entertainment, Entrepreneurism, Science and Technology, Social Media, Technology Speakers, Venture Capital.
  • Where does Shervin Pishevar travel from?

    Shervin Pishevar generally travels from Miami, FL, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Shervin Pishevar’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Shervin Pishevar for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Shervin Pishevar for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Shervin Pishevar or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Shervin Pishevar is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Shervin Pishevar for your event is available upon request. Shervin Pishevar generally travels from Miami, FL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jeff Clavier, Mamoon Hamid, George Zachary, Naval Ravikant and Brian Chesky. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Shervin Pishevar for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Shervin Pishevar Speaker Videos

  • Shervin Pishevar delivers a lecture at ADA University
    Shervin Pishevar, an Azeri-American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and super angel investor, the co-founder and executive chairman of ...
    Web Summit 2014 Day Two - Shervin Pishevar and Scott Stanford in ...
  • Shervin Pishevar, VC at @Sherpa | Revolution Season 4 ...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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