Sherpa Ventures
San Francisco, California
Sherpa Ventures is a VC firm headquartered in San Francisco, founded in 2013 by Scott Stanford and Shervin Pishevar. In July of 2014, Sherpa Ventures closed a $154 million Fund. According to Forbes, Sherpa will have an early-stage focus also including Series B rounds. Pishevar is a veteran of Menlo Ventures, where he led an early investment in Uber. The firm has an affiliated venture, Sherpa Foundry, led by Tina Sharkey, a well-known Silicon Valley investor and executive. She will be responsible for overall management and operations for Sherpa Foundry, including developing initiatives and leading relationships with its corporate partners/members, which have yet to be announced.
Founded:2013
Firm Location:San Francisco, California
Investor Firms That Co-Invest with Sherpa Ventures
Darling VenturesAbstract VenturesBase VenturesAlsop Louie PartnersA CapitalSlow VenturesAngelList SyndicatorMayfieldiNovia CapitalPlug & Play VenturesVaizra CapitalPrecursor VenturesGreylockCanvas VenturesCaffeinated CapitalAudrey CapitalAthena AdvisorsUprisingMenlo VenturesAugust CapitalGreat Oaks Venture CapitalGovTech FundTrue VenturesSilicon Valley Connectformation|8Graph VenturesUpside PartnershipK9 VenturesFoundation CapitalWebb Investment NetworkGeneral CatalystBowery CapitalSpark CapitalShasta VenturesRREY CombinatorTechstarsLightbankBinary CapitalQueensBridge Venture PartnersCota CapitalZelkova VenturesClearstoneGeneral AtlanticBessemer Venture PartnersBain Capital VenturesIA VenturesInvestus Capital PartnersData CollectiveBroadway AngelsFounder CollectiveBenchmarkUpfront VenturesRaine VenturesStreamlined VenturesJude Gomila Rolling FundBoxGroupInitialized Capitalboldstart venturesGoat CapitalLowercase CapitalAmplify PartnersLong Journey VenturesQuiet CapitalCiti VenturesPresence CapitalA-GradeOurCrowdVertex VenturesCowboy VenturesPearKapor CapitalFirst Round CapitalHomebrewHarrison MetalFounders FundHydrazine CapitalSV AngelRedpoint VenturesFifth WallEunoia Capital PartnersA-Force VenturesL2 VCM34 CapitalWildcat VenturesFyrefly VCVayner RSEVisionaire VenturesRed Swan VenturesHaystackPS InvestmentsNKM CapitalAngel KingsCRVTBD AngelsGVTod and Auren Growth SyndicateRecursive VenturesKatana CapitalGotham Gal VenturesSeven Seven SixNew Enterprise AssociatesLumia CapitalLightspeed Venture PartnersScrum VenturesCanaan PartnersPassport CapitalCrosslink CapitalCraft VenturesLuv VenturesCatapult CapitalBling CapitalBondTexKap Equity InvestmentsM138-Bit CapitalKleiner Perkins Caufield & ByersWinklevoss CapitalVenrock VenturesTribe CapitalTekton VenturesScienceSaturn PartnersPeterson VenturesKhosla VenturesObvious VenturesEl Dorado VenturesAndreessen HorowitzG2VPForerunner VenturesSequoia CapitalFloodgateUncork CapitalENIAC VenturesMaveronFuture Perfect VenturesRidge VenturesLocalGlobeSouth Park CommonsCasa Verde CapitalStride VCMadrona Venture GroupAlbum VC
Sherpa Ventures Team
SP
SP
Shervin Pishevar
Sherpa Ventures·Managing Partner
Sweet spot: $10.0M
Range: $4.0M - $20.0M
Investors in SF Bay Area (CA)
Investors in Advertising, Investors in Advertising, Investors in E-commerce, Investors in E-commerce, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Games, Investors in Games, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Local commerce, Investors in Local commerce, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Payments, Investors in Payments, Investors in SaaS, Investors in SaaS, Investors in Social commerce, Investors in Social commerce, Investors in Investors who invested in diverse founders (Other Lists)
Photo of Scott Stanford, Managing Partner at Sherpa Ventures
Photo of Scott Stanford, Managing Partner at Sherpa Ventures
Scott Stanford
Sherpa Ventures·Managing Partner
Sweet spot: $10.0M
Range: $4.0M - $20.0M
Investors in San Francisco (CA)
AK
AK
Ana Kostioukova
Sherpa Ventures·Associate
Sweet spot:
Range:
Investors in San Francisco (CA)
Photo of Brian Pham, Principal at Sherpa Ventures
Photo of Brian Pham, Principal at Sherpa Ventures
Brian Pham
Sherpa Ventures·Principal
Sweet spot:
Range:
Investors in San Francisco (CA)
Photo of Tina Sharkey, Venture Partner at Sherpa Ventures
Photo of Tina Sharkey, Venture Partner at Sherpa Ventures
Tina Sharkey
Sherpa Ventures·Venture Partner
Sweet spot:
Range:
Investors in San Francisco (CA)
Photo of Brian Yee, Principal at Sherpa Ventures
Photo of Brian Yee, Principal at Sherpa Ventures
Brian Yee
Sherpa Ventures·Principal
Sweet spot:
Range:
Investors in San Francisco (CA)