Shervin Pishevar: Silicon Valley now an idea rather than a physical place

When Shervin Pishevar set out on Twitter to highlight some of his thoughts about the US economy and other financial related matters, he expressed some deep issues that need to be looked at for the economy to thrive. In 50 messages, he outlined what he thought was wrong with the economy and the financial industry as a whole. In his opinion, the country was suffering due to mistakes made by those in positions of leadership in the government as well as those in the private sector. In tweet storm that lasted 21 hours, Shervin Pishevar made it clear that the future looks dull for the US economy. In his analysis, indications of a financial storm have been triggered, and it is only a matter of when for the storm to take shape. Already the New York Times has reported that major investors are selling off their assets to avoid losing in the financial storm that is beckoning.

Apart from the performance of the US economy, Shervin Pishevar also took that opportunity to talk about other factors such as the performance of the cryptocurrencies. In his opinion, bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies should be supported as they stand separate from the centralized banks. He says they will bring a perfectly efficient and frictionless trading environment. However, he maintained that bitcoin would not support the high prices that it recorded at the end of 2017. He predicted that the prices would fall until they reached the $2-5k range.

Shervin Pishevar also highlighted the shift in the position of Silicon Valley as the most important innovations hub in the world. According to Shervin Pishevar, the United States is building walls to prevent immigrant talent from having an opportunity to grow in the country. He thinks that this is a wrong decision that the country is taking since it will work against them. In his prediction, the idea of Silicon Valley is no longer about a physical place and but an idea that is being implemented in almost every country around the world. Shervin Pishevar was part of the Obama administration that created a proposal in the form of the Startup Visa Act that was intended to allow immigrants talent into the country. He is of the opinion that immigrant talent no longer needed to come into the United States since the idea of the Silicon Valley has been devolved to other parts of the world.

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