Shervin Pishevar is someone who has a lot of credibility in the business world as a successful entrepreneur, angel investor and business owner. Indeed, Pishevar has hatched many firms. Shervin has also invested in firms like The Dollar Shave Club, Uber, Gowalla, Postmates, Airbnb, Warby Parker, Slack and many more. Shervin Pishevar was a co-founder and former executive chairman of Hyperloop One. Pishevar was also a general manager and the chief application officer for Mozilla Corporation. Shervin is also noted to have invested money in approximately 60 companies. Other roles of Shervin’s included being the managing director at Menlo Ventures from 2011 to 2013.
Shervin Pishevar is an Iranian born entrepreneur. Regarding his family life, Shervin’s father, Abraham, fled Iran due to political upheaval many decades ago. Shervin’s father came to America to be shielded against Iranian persecution from the Ayatollah many years ago.
Flash forward to February of 2018 and Shervin Pishevar had a lot to say about the future of cryptocurrency, the unicorn companies (Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Alphabet (Google Subsidiary)) and many other topics during a 21-hour tweetstorm. Twitter was full of his opinions in February 2018. Many of Shervin’s tweets were heavily scrutinized and re-tweeted. Indeed, Shervin Pishevar outlined many of his critical points during this 21-hour timeframe of interesting tweets.
He said that the markets in the US and globally would drop significantly and that there could be a collapse. After this economic collapse that he foretold, the markets would have to be built back up from scratch. He noted that the “unicorn” companies like Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Google and Microsoft were expanding and growing too large. He noted that Silicon Valley was becoming reminiscent to that of the legendary days of falling Rome. Shervin also noted that these “unicorn companies” were becoming like monopolies.