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Ousted Hyperloop One co-founder Brogan BamBrogan is suing Shervin Pishevar, claims harrassment

Recently departed Hyperloop One co-founder Brogan BamBrogan has filed a restraining order against the company’s former head of legal Afshin Pishevar and a lawsuit against both Afshin and his bro

Hyperloop One co-founder and CTO Brogan BamBrogan steps down

Hyperloop One co-founder and CTO Brogan BamBrogan is out at the company and former SVP of engineering Josh Geigel will be taking over BamBrogan’s role as CTO. The move, though abrupt, may have b

Blavity’s Morgan DeBaun is speaking at Disrupt SF 2016

Blavity is the bee's knees — the cream of the crop media platform and community for black millennials in the digital age. Founded by Morgan DeBaun and Aaron Samuels, Blavity ultimately aims to becom

Sherpa Capital raises $470 million in new capital and launches two new funds

Sherpa Capital, the private capital fund run by Scott Stanford and Shervin Pishevar, has closed on $470 million and launched two new funds: Sherpa Ventures II, an early stage venture fund and a mid-

Hyperloop One co-founder and legendary investor Shervin Pishevar is coming to TechCrunch Disrupt SF

Shervin Pishevar, investor to the stars and the founder of Sherpa Capital and Hyperloop One – Elon Musk’s wild idea to shoot folks in a vacuum tube from San Francisco to Los Angeles in les

Hyperloop Technologies becomes Hyperloop One, pulls in $80 million and announces global partners

The news comes just days after rival hyperloop builder Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) announced a licensing deal to power its own prototype with magnetic levitation technology. Both Hyper

Shervin Pishevar and Scott Stanford’s SherpaVentures Is Raising $175M For A Second Fund

SherpaVentures, the venture fund run by Shervin Pishevar and Scott Stanford, is raising a new $175 million fund, according to a filing with the SEC. This is the second fund from SherpaVentures for

Early Uber Investors Shervin Pishevar And Scott Stanford Raising $250M For SherpaEverest Fund

Early Uber investors Scott Stanford and Shervin Pishevar are looking to raise another big fund, presumably to do follow-on investments in growth companies they had previously invested in. According to

Scott Stanford, Shervin Pishevar And Tina Sharkey Will Join Us At Disrupt SF 2014

A year and a half ago, Menlo Ventures partner Shervin Pishevar and Goldman Sachs banker Scott Stanford decided to quit their day jobs and start a new venture fund. That firm, SherpaVentures, has since

Shervin Pishevar And Scott Stanford’s SherpaVentures Closes $150 Million For Its First Fund

SherpaVentures, the venture firm founded by former Menlo Ventures partner Shervin Pishevar and former Goldman Sachs banker Scott Stanford, is finally ready to be less vague about what it's doing. Afte

Storehouse Raises $7M From SherpaVentures And Others To Move Its Story Beyond The iPad

Storehouse is a company we’ve written about a bit before. It’s a beautifully constructed iPad app that lets you build stories on the fly from text, video and images. It features one of the best vi

Menlo’s Shervin Pishevar And Goldman’s Scott Stanford Leave Their Day Jobs To Do Something Really Vague, By Design

Menlo Ventures' Shervin Pishevar and Goldman Sachs managing director Scott Stanford have left their day jobs to build a new venture called Sherpa. The creation of the firm, which was first reported by

Want To Pitch A VC While He Cleans Your House? Exec And Shervin Pishevar Thought So

<a target="_blank" href="">Exec</a>, which is a service focused on San Francisco professionals, does all types of tasks for you at pretty decent rates. I've used the service to

Freemium Game Dev Addmired Rebrands As Machine Zone, Lands $8M From Menlo Ventures

Oh, how times have changed for Addmired team. The Y Combinator startup first debuted in 2008 with an Hot or Not-esque <a href="

Humans Are The Routers

<img src=""> On January 7, 2010 I was ushered into a small private dinner with Secretary Hillary Clinton at the State Departmen

Democratizing Talent Part 2: To Claire; From Sonny

<img src="" /> <em>This guest post was submitted by <a href="">SGN</a> founder and Exe

Entrepreneur To Entrepreneur: Meet The Ron Conway Of The Middle East (TCTV)

<img src="" />If you are vaguely familiar with the Middle East startup scene, it's impossible to escape the name <a href="http://www.crun

Entrepreneur To Entrepreneur: The New Kitchen Of The Middle East (TCTV)

<img src="" />It has been roughly one year since <a href="">Yahoo!</a> made waves in the Middle East, by <a href="https://

Yahoo’s Former Chief Data Officer On Their $800 Million Mistake (TCTV)

<img src="" /><a href="">Dr. Usama Fayyad</a> has worn several hats at NASA's Jet Propulsion L