Sapna Shah Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 1

  • Portfolio
  • 1

Sapna Shah General Information


Ms. Sapna Shah serves as Founder & Principal at Red Giraffe Advisors. She is the Founder of Retail X Series. She serves as Board Member at NY Tech Alliance. She serves as Board Member at Modalyst. She serves as Advisor at VisuWall. She is a Board Observer of Stantt. She is also Advisory Board Member of TresseNoire. She is an angel investor, retail expert and three-time entrepreneur. Through Red Giraffe Advisors, she makes angel and early-stage seed investments in retail, fashion and consumer start-ups and offers advisory services to early-stage companies. Select investments include: The Wing, Message Yes, Stantt, Wondermile, Swoonery, Findmine, Modalyst, Monica + Andy and Iterate Studio. She is also the founder of Retail X Series, a retail startup boot camp program for pre-seed stage founders who are revolutionizing the future of retail. She has also served on the Board of Directors of New York Angels, one of the most active angel groups in the world. Prior to Red Giraffe Advisors, she co-founded and led Retail Eye Partners, a successful independent Wall Street equity research firm for eight years. At Retail Eye, she assessed the monthly and quarterly performance of major retailers in the specialty, big box and department store sectors through intensive channel checks and analysis. Simultaneously, in 2012, she co-founded a menswear e-commerce retailer, Mind the Chap, and led the Marketing and Web Development areas of the company. She also has over eight years of experience working for retailers in the specialty apparel and home furnishings sectors. Prior to the founding of Retail Eye Partners, she was Executive Director of Strategy and Customer Insight at Linens 'n Things, Inc. In this capacity, she was responsible for customer targeting and segmentation, market and consumer research, corporate strategic planning, new business rollouts and competitive benchmarking. Prior to Linens 'n Things, she was Director of Strategic Planning & New Business Development at Ann Taylor, where she worked on launching Ann Taylor's e-commerce site, developing a color cosmetics line, visioning the store of the future and improving store operations. She also has experience at Gap, Inc. Previous to her career in retail, she worked in investment banking at Punk, Ziegel & Knoell and at Morgan Stanley as a credit analyst. She received her B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School as well as a B.A. in East Asian Studies from the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • New York, NY
  • United States

Sapna Shah Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Monica + Andy 23-Apr-2021 00000 00000 00.000 Clothing Generating Revenue

Sapna Shah Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

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Sapna Shah Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Sapna Shah Angel Investor 0 0 New York, NY

Sapna Shah Co-Investors (10)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Benjamin Boyer 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Cota Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Halogen Ventures 0 Series chart Industry bar
Ravi Grover 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Wintrust Ventures 0 Series chart Industry bar

Sapna Shah FAQs

  • Who is Sapna Shah?

    Sapna Shah is an angel Investor who has made 1 investment.

  • What kind of investor is Sapna Shah?

    Sapna Shah is an angel investor.

  • What does Sapna Shah do?

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

  • What has Sapna Shah invested in?

    Sapna Shah has invested in Monica + Andy within the Clothing industry.

  • What has Sapna Shah invested in recently?

    Sapna Shah's latest investment was on 23-Apr-2021 in Monica + Andy, a company within the Clothing industry.

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