In A 21 Hour Long Twitter Rant, Shervin Pishevar Predicts A Drop In Bitcoins Will Slowly Recover

Shervin Pishevar is a co-founder of Sherpa Capital, a venture capital firm. The company is located in San Francisco. The primary focus of the firm lies in its support of emerging companies. They seek out promising companies and provide funding to entrepreneurs.

The company has a good track record and, according to Shervin Pishevar, he values diversity. His staff is made up of a diverse background of people. When he selects the companies that his firm will support, he looks for those that will hopefully achieve global success. Shervin was an investor in Uber and Airbnb, among many others. Shervin launched the company in March of 2013, along with Sherpa’s other founder, Scott Stanford.

In the beginning of this year, Shervin voiced his opinions on numerous topics on Twitter. He went on a 21 hour non-stop rant. He also included some of his personal predictions on financial and other matters. Before this outpouring of tweets, Shervin Pishevar had become unusually absent on Twitter for a long period of time. It was unclear what purpose his ranting served. Based on some of his predictions, his tweets were somewhat negative in nature.

Shervin tweeted his thoughts on bitcoins, the economy of the US, bonds, immigration, and technology today. His prediction about the US economy were somewhat grim, at least for the balance of 2018. He predicted a drop in the DOW stock market by approximately 6000 points. Shervin Pishevar saw this happening in the latter part of the year. He foresees a decline in the economy of the country. His prediction on the future value of the Bitcoin is that he expects a drop to somewhere between $2,000 and $5,000. Shervin expects that the Bitcoin will rise up again to its current value. Is sweeter rant consisted of 50 messages.

In addition to Uber and Airbnb, the company’s portfolio also includes companies such as PillPack, Ipsy, and Slack.
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Shervin Pishevar Addresses the Issues of US Economy on Twitter.

Shervin Pishevar is one of the original investors in the Uber, a very reputable transports services agency.

Recently, Shervin Pishevar went on Twitter to express his feelings about the state of the nation. However, due to his vocal nature, people have not taken his opinions expressed in the tweets seriously. What people have not understood is that Shervin Pishevar has a very bright mind and there is likely to be some useful insights into his views and opinions. He is one of the few individuals that possess the most critical mind in the current USA. One of his tweets explains how he fears that the United States could be losing its superiority to other upcoming economically powerful countries like China. In this tweet, he cites that the reason behind the USA’s economic lag is the fact that it has relaxed its machinery from engaging the developing countries.

Shervin Pishevar also illustrates that the only way that the US could redeem its economy is through collaboration with the developing countries since they are the main sources of industrial raw materials for the country. Otherwise, other strong economies like China and Japan will soon succeed the superpower title from the US. Shervin Pishevar also states that the other reason that has led to the stagnating of the US economy is the unfair control and monopoly that has been portrayed by the big five American multinationals; Amazon, Microsoft, Alphabet, Facebook, and Apple. These monopolies have been discouraging the new business start-ups from getting into the markets and hence hindering innovation that comes with competition.

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Shervin Pishevar Warned About Amazon’s Power

Toys R Us is one of the most recent stores to announce it is going out of business. More and more physical retailers are closing because they cannot compete with the online giant, Amazon. Shervin Pishevar, a tech investor and entrepreneur, sent out dozens of tweets in February warning about the power that monopolies have been able to hold.

 

What are the problematic monopolies?

There are quite a few monopolies in the United States with too much power. These include, according to Shervin Pishevar, Amazon, Alphabet, Apple, Microsoft, and Google.

 

Why do the monopolies have too much power?

Shervin Pishevar has a few ideas as to why the monopolies have too much power. Part of it is because people don’t realize just how much power they hold. Another is because the monopolies are buying up all of the emerging startups before they have a chance to serve as competition.

 

If the monopolies continue, it will be the downfall of the economy because consumers won’t have a choice of where they buy.

 

What’s going on with Amazon now?

In 2018 alone, there are a lot of stores closing. Toys R Us is closing all 800 stores while Sears, Sam’s Club, Nordstrom, Macy’s, and many others are closing dozens around the United States. Many of them point to the competition of Amazon when asked why they are closing.

 

In addition to forcing many well-established brands to close, Amazon is also responsible for listening in on conversations according to many reports. The Echo virtual assistant, Alexa, has been accused of listening to conversations and ordering products that no one actually requested.

 

Additionally, Amazon has been busy with a lot of acquisitions lately. Shervin Pishevar likes to call these silent assassinations because the general public doesn’t realize they’re happening. They’re killing small businesses and becoming stronger in the process. Amazon owns such businesses as Imdb.com, Zappos, Audible, Goodreads, and Whole Foods Market.

 

Understanding just how much power Amazon has may open some eyes. If the monopolies are allowed to continue, entrepreneurs won’t stand a chance.

 

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Kerrisdale Capital Management: Correcting misconceptions in the stock market

Sahm Adrangi is the founder of Kerrisdale Capital Management LLC, where he serves as Chief Investment Officer (CIO). He founded the company in 2009 with under $1 million, but it now manages $150 million. Sahm has been hands-on in the firms’ development and is famous for publishing research and short selling. He became famous when he exposed fraudulent Chinese companies in 2010 and 2011. He currently shares his opinions on stocks that are misunderstood such as overhyped shorts and underfollowed longs. Kerrisdale published a negative report on Eastman Kodak in which it explained its short position.

Eastman Kodak Company announced a partnership to launch a photo-centric cryptocurrency, and a blockchain enabled platform, causing their stock to rise by 187%. Kerrisdale believes the announcement would not change the weak fundamentals of Kodak, nor its unsustainable capital structure.

Kerrisdale research aims to correct these misconceptions and shares its findings on its website, Twitter and third-party investing related sites. Though the company shares its research on different industries and companies, Sahm Adrangi has recently focused its efforts on areas in which it has expertise such as the biotechnology sector. Kerrisdale has published research also on mining sector where Sahm has questioned market valuations and mining prospects of First Majestic Silver as well as other mining companies.

Sahm Adrangi is not only a research publicist but also an activist in the investment sector. He partnered with Lindsay Corporation management to maximize the company’s capital allocation d cash deployment policies in 2013. In 2014, Adrangi led a context seeking to replace Morgans Hotel Group directors with two others elected during the year.

Sahm Adrangi began his financial career at Deutsche Bank where he was in the credit department, performing leveraged and high-yield loan debt financings. He also worked at Chanin Capital Partners where he advised the credit committees on out-of-court restructuring and bankruptcy matters. With his experience in investment banking, he served Longacre Management, a multi-billion dollar hedge fund dealing in distressed debts.

Sahm Adrangi is a Yale University alumnus where he studied Bachelor of Arts in economics and a frequent guest speaker at various conferences.

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