Praful is an Unreasonable Mentor. Praful has participated in 5 programs, including mentoring virtually in Fall 2020 Programs, and has advised over 64 Unreasonable companies.
Praful Shah is an angel investor focused on social impact. He has invested in 75 start-up companies. He is the Advisory Chairman of Principium Investments and on the Board of Social Venture Circle. He has been an advisor or on the Board of several other organizations. His passion is to alleviate poverty of all kind (especially ignorance) and provide richness to lives. He spent over thirty years as a scientist and an executive in the Research and Development departments of pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. His educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, an MBA (Finance) and Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics. He lives near Boulder, Colorado, USA with his wife Karen.