Shervin Pishevar understands the technology industry. Uber and Virgin Hyperloop One represent only two significant tech endeavors Pisher contributed his talents. Don’t think he sees “all things tech” as good though.
The technology industry continues to be the bane of entrepreneur Shervin Pishevar. His complaints against the tech industry appear somewhat ironic. After all, he put so much time and effort into venture capital funding tech-oriented enterprises. Yet, he sees things as they are. Drawing from this experiences, he paints an accurate picture of the tech industry and its flaws. It doesn’t find the massive concentration of power in the big five tech company comforting. From his perspective, it makes sense that he stresses the importance of government oversight of technology ventures.
Shervin Pishevar also pushes the suggestion that the Justice Department utilize its antitrust powers to break up the top five tech corporations. Fans of Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Amazon find themselves taken aback by the suggestion. They often remain enthralled at the tech companies and the products the companies produce.
However, end-user consumers aren’t usually involved business-wise with tech companies. A brilliant innovator launching a new app may wonder why there is pressure to constrict his/her growth in the market may have issues with the tech giants. Shervin Pishevar does note that tech success can exist outside the “Big Five” and Silicon Valley. Things may become easier if roadblocks were removed from the path of startups. Being forced to deal almost exclusively with five tech companies creates issues. What happens if you can’t get your app into the Apple store? Problems will ensue.
Ironically, Shervin Pishevar took his issues with tech companies public through Twitter. Pishevar went on a 21-hour