|University of California at Berkeley, B.A.||1998|
|Interdisciplinary Field Studies: Integrative Biology & International Relations|
Shervin Pishevar joined Menlo Ventures as a Managing Partner in 2011 after a successful career as an entrepreneur and angel investor.
His focus is on consumer technology investments, specifically in the gaming, mobile and social web industry sectors. Shervin works closely with portfolio companies Uber, Shaker, Warby Parker and Mr. Number, and was the driving force behind Menlo’s investment in Tumblr.
During his first few months at Menlo Ventures, Shervin helped launch the Menlo Talent Fund, a $20M seed fund that invests in innovative early stage deals within a 24 to 72 hour timeframe.
Prior to joining Menlo Ventures, Shervin was the Chief Application Officer and General Manager at Mozilla Corporation. Shervin is a graduate of the University of California (BA, Interdisciplinary Studies Field Major), an author of several US patents, and has been published in JAMA and Neuroscience Letters.
|Space Pencil||1/10||Venture Round||$130k||1|
|Sofa Labs||9/09||Series A||$1.2M||11|