He's not giving up his day job, but entrepreneur and investor Shervin Pishevar is getting props for a rap homage to Silicon Valley he penned.
"Platform" was inspired by and samples from rapper Jay Z's "A Star is Born." Instead of “clap for 'em,” Pishevar substituted the word “platform.”
Pishevar, founder of Social Gaming Network, put the video together with the help of GreetBeatz -- a startup that creates songs for customers with professional rappers. The video features cameos from some of Silicon Valley's brightest young entrepreneurs including Causes' Joe Green, Blippy's Philip Kaplan and Flixster's Joe Greenstein. It also tells some of the stories that have become Silicon Valley lore, such as the genesis of Facebook.
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