Shervin Pishevar and the Human Condition

Shervin Pishevar of is the co-founder and vice chairman of Sherpa Capital. He is an investor in multiple companies, ranging from Uber to Munchery to Airbnb.

Pishevar states that the huge amount of information available to people today is overwhelming. The rate at which information travels limits the verifiability of news, reducing most information to gossip.

Because of this, Shervin Pishevar of theorizes that humans, especially youth, are stuck in the present and cannot progress. Instead, this confusion will lead to violence, according to Pishevar. He states that this problem cannot be solved until it is understood completely. Shervin Pishevar bases this theory on “human bits,” or different types of human communication that define how quickly information can spread.