Shervin Pishevar

I'm a Co-Founder/ Managing Director of Sherpa Ventures, Strategic Advisor to Uber and Venture Advisor to Menlo Ventures.

Prior to Sherpa I was Managing Director at Menlo Ventures. I've served on the board and/ or worked closely with the teams at investments like Uber, Poshmark, Cinemagram, Getaround, Machine Zone,, Fab, Warby Parker, and Tumblr. At Menlo, I helped launch the Menlo Talent Fund, Menlo’s $20M seed fund, in September 2011.

Prior, I was Chief Application Officer and GM at Mozilla Corporation after spending most of my career as a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. Companies I've founded have reached an aggregate of 100 million users across - companies like Webs.com (sold to Vistaprint for $117.5m), Social Gaming Network (SGN, merged with Mindjolt) and Hyperoffice. I've angel invested in over 40 companies including about.me, Taskrabbit, Cherry, Postmates, Klout, Voxer, Aardvark (sold to Google), Blackjet, Dollar Shave Club, Cherry, Branchout (advisor), Talent House, Gowalla (sold to Facebook), Milo.com (sold to eBay), Milk (sold to Google), Rapportive (sold to Linkedin), Likealittle (LAL), Qwiki, Votizen, Yobongo (sold to Mixbook), SpruceMedia, Medialets and SolveMedia.

I'm a graduate of the University of California (BA, Interdisciplinary Studies Field Major), a published researcher in JAMA and Neuroscience Letters and the author of several US patents.