Silver Spring, MD 20901, US
Web Service Software
Webs is a website creation service that lets users make fully functioning sites complete with several apps including blogs, photo albums, video galleries, calendars, and discussion forums. Users start by choosing from over 300 templates and can then add rich content and applications to their website via their WYSIWYG Sitebuilder.
Small business owners can obtain custom domain names and email addresses to project a professional image. Entrepreneurs also benefit from user-friendly SEO, site statistics, and business apps like a mobile website builder.
Also, if users are interested in ecommerce, Webs.com has a Web Store app that integrates with online payment tools [PayPal](http://www.crunchbase.com/company/paypal) and [Google Checkout](http://www.crunchbase.com/product/google-checkout).
In 2009, Webs launched an application platform and App Store enabling third-party applications distribution in the Webs platform. Participants in the App Store include Cafe Press, DudaMobile, BookFresh, Meebo, and Etsy.
Webs has also partnered with and integrated several third party applications including [Picnik](http://www.crunchbase.com/company/picnik) for online photo editing and [GetClicky](http://www.crunchbase.com/company/getclicky) for webstats. Other partners include [YouTube](http://www.crunchbase.com/company/youtube), [Photobucket](http://www.crunchbase.com/company/photobucket), and [iPromote](http://www.ipromote.com/).
In 2010, Webs launched Facebook connect integration.
More recently, Webs developed a family of products to give small businesses super easy and cost-effective ways to develop an online presence across web, mobile, and social platforms.
The first addition to the Webs family of products came in October 2010 with the launch of ContactMe, a lightweight customer relationship management (CRM) tool that helps small businesses get organized and grow.
Products / Services
A simple WYSIWYG editor that lets you build out a fully functional social or business website. Pages can have pictures, links, videos, music, and widgets. The Freewebs Sitebuilder also allows the addition of “App” pages like Photo Gallery, Video Gallery, Calendar, and Webstore.
ContactMe is a lightweight, web-based CRM tool that helps small business owners consolidate their contacts, manage customer relationships, track tasks, and save time. ContactMe also lets entrepreneurs create a free ContactMe button and contact form which work in tandem to collect sales leads from websites, Craigslist pages, Facebook pages, and more.
Chief Technology Officer
In 2001, Zeki co-founded Webs.com, where he now serves as CTO. In this role, Zeki is the architect behind the companys backend and server architecture which supports tens of millions of visitors. Prior to co-founding Webs, he was the first employee at WebOS, where he was instrumental in developing leading-edge applications in the on-demand space.
Shervin is the co-founder and co-CEO of Sherpa Global, a newly-minted startup foundry and fund, and a venture adviser at Menlo Ventures.
He was a managing director at Menlo from 2011 to 2013. He has worked closely with the teams at Uber (where he is a strategic adviser), Fab, Warby Parker, Cinemagram, Getaround, Poshmark, Baby.com.br and led Menlo’s investment in Tumblr. He helped launch the Menlo Talent Fund, Menlo’s $20m seed fund, in September 2011.
Prior to joining Menlo, Shervin was chief application officer and GM at Mozilla after a career as a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. He founded Webs.com (sold to Vistaprint for $117.5m in cash), Social Gaming Network (merged with Mindjolt) and Hyperoffice and is a co-founder of 1% Of Nothing.
He has angel invested in over 40 companies including Taskrabbit, Klout, Milo.com (sold to ebay), Aardvark (sold to Google), Socialcam (sold to Autodesk), Blackjet, Science, Dollar Shave Club and Rapportive (sold to LinkedIn).
Vice President Development
VP of Product Development and Operations at Webs
Vice President Sales
Vice President, Global Sales at Webs
Nigel Morris is the managing partner of QED Investors, a direct investment fund focused on high-growth companies that leverage the power of data strategies. In addition, he works in an advisory capacity with General Atlantic Partners and Oliver Wyman Consulting.
He serves on the board of numerous for-profit companies, including Red Ventures, Klarna, Capital Access Network, Media Math, borro, and Braintree.
He is also on the board of the Brookings Institution, National Geographic Ventures, ideas42, and the London Business School.
Previously, Nigel co-founded Capital One Financial Services in 1994. Under Nigels leadership, Capital One pioneered an information-based strategy that fundamentally transformed the consumer lending industry.
Bobby Yazdani is an entrepreneur & investor.
He is an active investor in early stage technology startups. Drawing from over 25 years of entrepreneurial experience in Silicon Valley, he mentors, develops and supports entrepreneurs in their journey of building great companies.
Bobby founded Saba in 1997 and took the company public in 2000. Today, Saba, is the leading provider of Human Capital Development and Management solutions. Sabas applications are used by more than 19 million people worldwide. Prior to founding Saba, Bobby worked at Oracle Corporation in various R&D roles from 1988 through 1997.
In 2001, Yazdani was named a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Based on his leadership and vision, InformationWeek ranked Saba #27 on its Innovation 100 list and Computerworld named Saba to its list of 100 Emerging Companies to Watch in 2001.
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](http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2012/0409/feature-pejman-nozad-tech-silicon-valley-cinderella.html).
Pejman started his Silicon Valley career in sales and business development by joining the Amidi Group in 1994. In the span of few years, he became a top grossing salesman and launched a number of successful initiatives for the Amidi Group. Amidzad was one of those initiatives, created to seize on the early stage investment opportunities that Pejman would source in his activities.
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.
VP of Content and Editor-in-Chief at Webs
Co-Founder & Architect at Webs