Shravan Parsi

President & CEO at American Ventures

Shravan Parsi is an entrepreneur and innovator with a background in the diverse fields of real estate investing and pharmaceutical research. Heis the CEO and founder of American Venturesandhasbeen involved in Texas real estate since2003.Shravan’s unique blend of scientific, management, and real estate experience informs American Venture’s strategic business vision. Born in India, Shravan developed a life-long interest in business and investing from watching his father, a medical doctor, invest in real estate. As of 2019, Shravan has acquired several apartment complexes (with an aggregate of more than four thousand units) and several commercial properties by co-investing with private equity groups, family offices, high-net-worth individuals, and accredited investors.

The Science of the Deal: The DNA of Multifamily & Commercial Real Estate Investing

Publication Date: November 2019


From his roots in Hyderabad, India, to the heart of America’s Southwest, Shravan Parsi tells the story of his journey from pharmaceutical scientist to founder and CEO of successful real estate investment firm American Ventures. The secret to his investment success is like any science: a marriage between quantitative and qualitative facts, between abstract numbers and concrete action. Here Parsi outlines the technical information you need to learn how to invest in multifamily and commercial real estate, how to understand what makes a good potential investment, and when to walk away. In a conversational style, the book shares ideas about how to identify, evaluate, and mitigate risks; how to learn from downsides as well as upsides; and how giving back to your community is as important to success as the right numbers. It’s wisdom that benefits any entrepreneur.

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