Praful Shah Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 11

  • Portfolio
  • 6

  • Exits
  • 6


Praful Shah General Information


Mr. Praful Shah serves as Chief Strategy Officer at RingCentral. He served as Vice President, Strategic Communications of WebEx Communications, a holding company of WebEx Communications since October 1997. Prior to joining WebEx, he held several positions and served as Senior Director of Marketing for the Internet Division, at Oracle Corporation, from June 1995 to October 1997. From July 1984 to May 1995, Mr. Shah held several marketing, product management and engineering positions at Tandem Computers Corporation. Mr. Shah holds a B.S in Electrical Engineering from the Manipal Institute Of Technology in India and an M.S. in Computer Science from Pennsylvania State University.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States

Praful Shah Investments (11)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Big Wolf Games 11-Jan-2022 Seed Round Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000
Silvernest 03-Sep-2018 00000 00000 000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 0000
Opolis 10-Jul-2017 0000 00000 000 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue 000000 0000
The Level Market 04-Oct-2016 00000 (00000 0000 Internet Retail Out of Business 000000 0000
Ethelo 01-Sep-2016 00000 (00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000
VOZ 01-Aug-2016 00000 00000 00.00 Clothing Generating Revenue 000000 0000
OneFold 04-Feb-2014 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business 000000 0000
YouWeb Incubator 03-Sep-2013 00000 (00000 00.00 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 000000 0000
Agawi 13-Jun-2011 Early Stage VC 00000 Application Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000
Chime (Electronics (B2C)) Later Stage VC Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 0000

Praful Shah Exits (6)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
YouWeb Incubator 01-Jan-2023 Secondary Transaction - Private
Silvernest 11-Aug-2020 0000000000
The Level Market 10-Jul-2019 000 00 00000000
OneFold 13-Nov-2017 000 00 00000000
Agawi 01-Sep-2014 Merger/Acquisition
Aurora Feint 21-Apr-2011 Merger/Acquisition 00000

Praful Shah Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

Investments by Region

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Praful Shah Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Praful Shah Angel Investor 00 San Francisco, CA

Praful Shah Co-Investors (12)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Alumni Ventures 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Kanyi Maqubela 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Naveen Jain 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Philip Reisberger 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Ulu Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Praful Shah FAQs

  • Who is Praful Shah?

    Praful Shah is an angel Investor who has made 11 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Praful Shah?

    Praful Shah is an angel investor.

  • What does Praful Shah do?

    As an angel investor, Praful Shah invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Praful Shah invested in?

    Praful Shah has made numerous investments in companies like Big Wolf Games, Silvernest, and Opolis within the Entertainment Software, Real Estate Services (B2C), and Commercial Services industries.

  • What has Praful Shah invested in recently?

    Praful Shah's latest investment was on 11-Jan-2022 in Big Wolf Games, a company within the Entertainment Software industry.

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