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Praful Shah
Praful Shah grew up in an Indian village without electricity and running water. After high school, he came to USA and obtained his B.S. in Chemistry, MBA in Finance, and PhD in Pharmaceutics.

He spent over thirty years as a scientist and an executive in research and development of pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Since his retirement in 2007, he has been an entrepreneur and a successful private investor focused on social impact companies. He is an advisor to Principium Consulting group for direct impact investments.

Entries by Praful Shah

Angel Investing for Impact and Profit

(2) Comments | Posted June 27, 2014 | 10:39 AM

A divorced young mom with infant twins was struggling to make ends meet. Even though she had a full time job, and two years of a profitable business, she couldn't get a bank loan to expand her company. She was making fresh tea with spices -- chai, in a rented...

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