Person Overview

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Primary:
Founder at Sherpa Foundry
Past:
Managing Director and now Venture Advisor at Menlo Ventures, Chairman and CEO at WebOS (formerly MyWebOS), See All (11)
Education:
University of California, Berkeley
Location:
San Francisco

Detailed Description

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Shervin is the co-founder and co-CEO of Sherpa Global, a newly-minted startup foundry and fund, and a venture adviser at Menlo Ventures.

He was a managing director at Menlo from 2011 to 2013. He has worked closely with the teams at Uber (where he is a strategic adviser), Fab, Warby Parker, Cinemagram, Getaround, Poshmark, Baby.com.br and led Menlo's investment in Tumblr. He helped launch the Menlo Talent Fund, Menlo's $20m seed fund, in September 2011.

Prior to joining Menlo, Shervin was chief application officer and GM at Mozilla after a career as a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. He founded Webs.com (sold to Vistaprint for $117.5m in cash), Social Gaming Network (merged with Mindjolt) and Hyperoffice and is a co-founder of 1% Of Nothing.

He has angel invested in over 40 companies including Taskrabbit, Klout, Milo.com (sold to ebay), Aardvark (sold to Google), Socialcam (sold to Autodesk), Blackjet, Science, Dollar Shave Club and Rapportive (sold to LinkedIn). Shervin serves on the advisory board of Comscore (NASDAQ: SCOR).

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