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General Information



Debut fund, 2/2014 $87M


San Francisco, USA
800 Market Street
8th Floor
San Francisco, CA, 94108


Sherpa Ventures

Sherpa Ventures, LLC is a venture capital firm founded by Shervin Pishevar and Scott Stanford that invests in the most promising emerging technology-enabled companies.

Sherpa Ventures mission is to help founders build world-changing companies that become global brands loved by their consumers. Sherpa Ventures accomplishes this through developing a deep partnership with founders and their teams and then relentlessly delivering material differentiated value-add.

Shervin and Scott combined have 35 Years of Technology Investing, Operating and Advising Experience. Past investments as Sherpa Ventures or in their previous careers include Facebook. Linkedin, Uber, Warby Parker, Tumblr, DST/ and Munchery.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Last Guide 4/2014Seed$2.1M17
Munchery 4/2014Series B$28M4
Hired 3/2014Series A$15M4
Expa 3/2014Venture Round$50M16
Washio 1/2014Seed$2.25M17
DogVacay 10/2013Series B$15M5
Shyp 9/2013Seed$2.1M22
Munchery 9/2013Seed$700k3
LE TOTE 8/2013Seed$1.75M14
Cluster 8/2013Seed$1.6M5
BackOps 7/2013Series A$7M6



  1. Exclusive: Sherpa Ventures fundraise passes halfway mark ( [edit]
  2. Sherpa Ventures Starts $150M Fundraising With $15M Infusion From TPG ( [edit]
  3. Last raises 2.1M ( [edit]
  4. Munchery Raises $28 Million From Sherpa Ventures And Plans Expansion To Seattle ( [edit]
  5. Hired Raises $15M Series A At Valuation Around $60M ( [edit]
  6. Garrett Camp’s Expa Raises $50M To Build New Startups ( [edit]
  7. On-Demand Laundry Startup Washio Raises $2.25 Million In Seed Funding ( [edit]
  8. raises $15m in Series B funding ( [edit]
  9. Shyp Raises $2.1M To Pick Up And Ship Your Stuff ( [edit]
  10. Silicon Valley Venture Capital Almanac source [edit]
  11. Techcrunch ( [edit]
  12. Photo-Sharing App Cluster Snags Instagram Seed Investor Steve Anderson & Others To Lead $1.6M Round, Launches Version 1.0 ( [edit]
  13. BackOps Raises $7M To Build An Army Of Moms For Managing Startups And Small Businesses With Leading SaaS Tools ( [edit]
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