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Pejman is one of the most successful angel investors in Silicon Valley, whose steady rise and involvement in building some of high tech's most notable startups was praised by Forbes Magazine as "the Silicon Valley Cinderella" story.
Some of Pejman's notable investments include Danger (acquired by Microsoft), Bix (acquired by Yahoo!), Powerset (acquired by Microsoft), Sabio Labs (acquired by Magma), Vudu (acquired by Walmart), Webs.com ( acquired by VistaPrint), Clever Sense (acquired by Google), Milo (acquired by eBay), Sendori (acquired by IAC/Ask.com), Extreme DA (acquired by Synopsys), ParAllele (acquired by Affymetrix), Dropbox, Path, Zoosk, Causes, Addepar, Badgeville, Backplane, Soundhound, Homejoy, Peek, Fundersclub, Ark, Framebase.io, inDinero, Filepicker.io, Rolepoint, Keen.io, Wedding Party App, Delphi Solutions, Nou Data, Contapps, Social Gaming Network (SGN), Qwiki, Clearspring (Addthis), TokBox, Graphdive, Jaxtr, Optrip, InMage, Quantenna and Picaboo.
Pejman has also been instrumental in creating “Plug and Play Tech Center,” the world’s most successful technology community center which has been home to more than 500 tech start-ups.
Pejman is an avid sports enthusiast and an athlete. He is a member of the prestigious International Sports Press Association (AIPS) and the Editor-in-Chief of Toop Magazine (an annual international soccer magazine), covering two FIFA World Cups (1998 and 2006) as an accredited reporter for his own website (www.footballmedia.net). He sits on the executive board of International Children Games in San Francisco 2008. He played professional soccer for 3 years in Iran.
Specialties: Played professional soccer in Iran and was member of U-17 national team.
Founder of Pejman Carpet , a world class art gallery featuring finest carpets and tapestries.
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