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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.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdIlKLX5Pn8

Shervin Pishevar is unknown to most Americans outside of the elite tech scene. However, to those around the San Francisco Bay area, Shervin Pishevar is something of a living legend. The serial entrepreneur has been a key figure behind some of the biggest names in tech. He was an early investor in Uber and Airbnb. He is also the founder and CEO of An investing firm, one of the most important tech-focused venture capital firms in America.

Recently, Shervin Pishevar took to Twitter in a thought-provoking series of tweets on everything from the economy to the future of Silicon Valley. One of the themes of his tweets is the current overvaluation of U.S. stocks. Shervin Pishevar believes that, contrary to statements from the Federal Reserve, inflation has been rampant since 2009. Rather than being reflected in the CPI, the majority of inflation has occurred in assets, specifically, in equities.

Shervin Pishevar believes that this has led to a dramatically overinflated stock market. With current Shiller P/E ratios hovering around near-record highs of 33, stocks are objectively overvalued by any historic measure. Pishevar believes that this is a direct consequence of the extremely cheap money brought about by the Federal Reserve’s zero interest rate policy as well as its deliberate suppression of bond yields through its quantitative easing programs.

Pishevar foresees a 6,000-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average throughout the coming months, a crash that would seriously shake the country. Pishevar sees interest rates as having nowhere to go but up. This will cause a dramatic decline in the amount of money currently invested by corporations, who have largely spent the last decade using cheap or free money to buy back their own shares. If corporations are suddenly forced to liquidate their stock holdings due to the cheap-money pool drying up, Pishevar’s vision of a dramatic decline in equity values is almost certain to become a reality.

Pishevar is also highly skeptical of the Trump Administration’s tax cuts. He sees big trouble ahead if significant revenues are not raised elsewhere and government deficits continue unabated. This, he says, could potentially lead to dangerous overreactions by the Fed, risking hyperinflation.

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