Shervin Pishevar Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 145

  • Portfolio
  • 46

  • Exits
  • 95


Shervin Pishevar General Information


Mr. Shervin Pishevar is a Co-Founder & serves as Chairman at Telly. He is a Co-Founder & serves as Managing Director at Sofreh Capital. He serves as a Board Member at Warby Parker. He co-founded Hyperloop One. In addition to his roles at Sofreh Capital, he is known as an Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist, and Angel Investor. He is also a Co-Founder of Sofreh. Previously, he served as a Board Member at and co-founded Silicon Foundry. His extensive experience includes serving as a Board Member at Cue Health and Getaround, as well as comScore. He also Founded Halo Computing and co-founded and served as a Managing Director at Sherpa Ventures. During his time at Menlo Ventures, he served as a Managing Director and worked closely with various companies, including Poshmark, Cinemagram, Machine Zone, Uber, Fab, Warby Parker, Shaker, and Mr. Number. He also led Menlo's investment in Tumblr. He played a key role in launching the Menlo Talent Fund, a $20 million seed fund, in September 2011. Before joining Menlo, he served as the Chief Application Officer and GM at Mozilla Corporation, after spending most of his career as a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. The companies he founded have collectively reached an aggregate of 100 million users. Notable companies include (sold to Vistaprint for $117.5 million), Social Gaming Network (SGN, merged with Mindjolt), and Hyperoffice, raising over $50 million for these ventures. As an angel investor, he has supported over 40 companies, including Taskrabbit, Cherry, Postmates, Klout, Voxer, Aardvark (sold to Google), Blackjet, Dollar Shave Club, Talent House, Gowalla (sold to Facebook), (sold to eBay), Milk (sold to Google), Rapportive (sold to LinkedIn), Likealittle (LAL), Qwiki, Votizen, Yobongo (sold to Mixbook), SpruceMedia, Medialets, and SolveMedia. His achievements extend beyond the business world. He was honored by the U.S. Government as an Outstanding American by Choice, one of only 100 naturalized Americans to receive this distinction. He serves on the advisory board of Comscore (NASDAQ: SCOR), is one of 10 members of the UN Foundation's Global Entrepreneurs Council, and serves as an Entrepreneurial Ambassador on several State Department delegations to the Middle East and Russia. He was also a keynote speaker at President Obama's Summit on Entrepreneurship in Algeria and is an advisor at fbFund REV. Additionally, he served as a Board Member of Cinemagram and an Advisor at BranchOut.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States

Shervin Pishevar Investments (145)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Runway (Financial Software) 17-Jul-2023 Early Stage VC 000.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue
Gameto 07-Sep-2022 00000 00000 000.00 Drug Discovery Pre-Clinical Trials 0000000 00000000
Limit Break 29-Aug-2022 00000 00000 00000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
PillSorted 27-Apr-2022 0000 00000 00.000 Specialty Retail Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
Praxis Nation 03-Mar-2022 00000 00000 0000 Construction and Engineering Generating Revenue
WOMBO 02-Feb-2022 0000 00000 000 Other Media Generating Revenue
OpenStore 17-Nov-2021 00000 00000 0000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue
Beacon (London) 03-Oct-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Terraformation 01-Sep-2021 Early Stage VC 0000 Environmental Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
AtoB 16-Jul-2021 Early Stage VC 0000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue

Shervin Pishevar Exits (95)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
OpenGov 27-Feb-2024 Merger/Acquisition 00.00
Hyperloop One 22-Dec-2023 000 00 00000000
Nue Life 26-Oct-2023 0000000000
Beyond Games 16-Jan-2023 000 00 00000000
Getaround 09-Dec-2022 0000000 000000 00000
Thread (Clothing) 01-Nov-2022 0000000000: 000000
Wag! 09-Aug-2022 0000000 000000 00000 07-Jun-2022 000 00 00000000
Partnered 18-May-2022 Merger/Acquisition
Fair 14-Mar-2022 Merger/Acquisition 0000

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Shervin Pishevar Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Shervin Pishevar Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist & Angel Investor 000 0 0 San Francisco, CA

Shervin Pishevar Co-Investors (175)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Coinbase Ventures 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Gaingels 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
General Catalyst 0 Series chart Industry bar
Long Journey Ventures 0 Series chart Industry bar
Paradigm (Crypto Fund) 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Shervin Pishevar FAQs

  • Who is Shervin Pishevar?

    Shervin Pishevar is an angel Investor who has made 145 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Shervin Pishevar?

    Shervin Pishevar is an angel investor.

  • What does Shervin Pishevar do?

    As an angel investor, Shervin Pishevar invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • How many board seats does Shervin Pishevar hold?

    Shervin Pishevar holds a board seat in Warby Parker.

  • What has Shervin Pishevar invested in?

    Shervin Pishevar has made numerous investments in companies like Runway (Financial Software), Gameto, and Limit Break within the Financial Software, Drug Discovery, and Entertainment Software industries.

  • What has Shervin Pishevar invested in recently?

    Shervin Pishevar's latest investment was on 17-Jul-2023 in Runway (Financial Software), a company within the Financial Software industry.

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