Bio

Sohin Shah is a pioneer of real estate crowdfunding wherein he has managed the listing and reporting processes for millions of dollars raised, served as a liaison for investors and operating partners, and overseen the development team. He is responsible for building the first ever app for real estate crowdfunding in the world.

He’s also the creator of ValuationApp, which allows finance professionals to analyze businesses and startups, making use of valuation techniques that are on par with the ones used in the real world. Sohin successfully used crowdfunding to raise capital to develop this app in 2012.

Sohin previously worked at investment banks in New York City and is a graduate of New York University with a master’s degree in finance and risk engineering.

Industry Associations

  • Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) Member, which is a highly selective, invite-only group of likeminded startup founders from nearly every industry. Membership is comprised of many of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs that are 40 and younger. Members generate billions of dollars in revenue and have created tens of thousands of jobs.
  • TiE NY Charter Member, Board Member, Treasurer & Secretary (The Indus Entrepreneur, New York Chapter), which is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship. Charter Members are successful veteran entrepreneurs, corporate executives and senior professionals who have reached a stage in their professional life where they are ready, willing and able to contribute to fellow members.
  • TiE NY Angels Member, which is brings investment opportunities from the vast TiE network to the TiE members in New York and brings New York deals to the other chapters of TiE. TiE Angels have done 35+ angel deals for over $13M across the country. Members of TiE Angels have access to unique deal flow sourced from their 55 chapters across the globe.

Startup Mentor

  • Founders Institute: The Founder Institute is the world’s premier startup launch program for talented entrepreneurs. Mentors lead the weekly training sessions, and their mandate is to help our participants by sharing their experience, outlining the latest tactics, and providing critical feedback.

  • MetaProp NYC: MetaProp NYC brings together the brightest minds in real estate and technology to help quickly build real estate’s most promising young companies. Each year, the eight best technology-driven real estate industry start-ups are selected to participate in the 16 week intensive growth program based in New York City. The program culminates in a Demo Day to partners, investors, VCs and media. MetaProp NYC’s exclusive mentor network, is comprised of the most accomplished leaders in the real estate technology ecosystem.

  • Motive Accelerator: Motive is an entrepreneur-first accelerator for tech companies focused on  real estate with a focus on customer development. Mentors help guide Motive entrepreneurs toward strategic milestones and overcome obstacles by answering key questions during office hours.

Angel Investor

Sohin has invested in dozens of startups, be it direct investments or investments he has made via crowdfunding alongside prominent Venture Capitalists as part of their syndicates. His portfolio of startup investments can be viewed here.

Thought Leader

Sohin frequently writes about his entrepreneurial and investing experience, for prominent publications such as Forbes, Inc, Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, YFS and more. You may read these articles here