Sanjay Shah – Solo Capital and Autism Rocks

Sanjay Shah founded Solo Capital in 2011. The company is located in London, and regulated by the United Kingdom. The company handles proprietary trading, consulting and sports investing. Shah started the company after he left the employment of a finance company where he had been working in accounting. Before getting into accounting, he had been going to medical school. He decided that medicine was not for him/ After he left accounting, it was around 2008, the markets were crashing and the investment community was hit with a major downsizing, so his only option was to start his own company. Solo Capital started in a small office in 2008 and grew to a very large company, with a number of employees.

Sanjay Shah made a big name for himself in the investment industry, but it is his charitable work that is in the news more these days. When his youngest son was diagnosed with autism at the age of two, he decided to dedicate his efforts to raising awareness of the condition and also raising money to support research in the field He and his wife have been focused on bringing the condition into the news more and more so that others will get involved with supporting research and understanding it better.

He did this by setting up Autism Rocks. At the time he was friends with Snoop Dogg, and was discussing the idea of organizing concerts with popular names and donating the proceeds from the concerts to autism research. Prince was the first name to perform for the organization. Today Autism Rocks is going strong, having concerts on a regular basis and funding many programs related to the condition. Today Sanjay considers himself retired, and he devotes most of his time to philanthropic activities. Obviously, one of the biggest efforts is Autism Rocks.

 

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