Shervin Pishevar is a superstar investor. He’s one of the investors who thought Uber was a good idea, so he invested $23 million to get the Uber project up and running. That investment is worth billions today. Pishevar has a series of investment hits to his name. Hi latest startup venture with Elon Musk, Hyperloop One, is another winner, according to the people who want to travel from San Francisco to Los Angeles faster than a speeding bullet. And his investments in the Dollar Shave Club, Didi, Warby Parker, and other startups give Shervin Pishevar a financial image that other investors want to have.
But Shervin had a few missteps along the way to investment wealth. Sherpa Capital, the company he founded, is not part of his life anymore. He resigned his CEO position at the end of 2017. Pishevar went underground for a couple of months. But Shervin Pishevar is back in the news, thanks to a tweet storm that put him in the same category as Donald Trump. Pishevar recently posted 50 or more tweets and the tweeting world came alive. The Iranian-American investor didn’t mince any words when he tweeted a major drop in the stock market is on the horizon. His tweet about a bitcoin devaluation seems to be taking shape right now, according to recent news reports. But Shervin made a few people in California mad when he tweeted the demise of Silicon Valley. Pishevar thinks Silicon Valley lost its edge in the startup industry.
And Shervin Pishevar threw a few people under the investment bus when he said the United States is losing its competitive edge in the global market. His 21-hour tweet storm rained on investment parade of investors all over the world, and he’s not apologizing for what he claims is the truth. Shervin Pishevar has the reputation, and the personality, to make waves in the investment industry. His successes outweigh his failures, according to his friends. But other investors think Shervin Pishevar is still brooding over his forced resignation from Sherpa Capital. But Shervin thinks he’s telling it like it’s going to be, and he’s not going to stop doing that.