Recently Sanjay Shah did a podcast interview with Eric Dye for his Entrepreneurial Radio show. During the interview Sanjay Shah gave listeners advice and tips that worked for him to be a successful businessman. He had told listeners,”I think this applies to anyone who is thinking of starting a new business. I would say that the most important thing is don’t underestimate the amount of money you need to start. The other thing is don’t assume that you can actually do all of the work yourself.” Mr.Shah also discussed his charity Autism Rocks with listeners, encouraging them to visit the Autism Rocks website for more information about the neurological disorder.
Sanjay Shah grew up in an affluent part of Central London. He began studying medicine at King’s University before switching majors to accounting. After graduation he worked for many prominent companies in the investment world such as Barclay Bank, ING, Credite Suisse and Merrill Lynch. While working for these companies he learned the ins and outs of investment banking and trading. After the financial crash he began Solo Capital with a handful of staff and a small office. Solo Capital has grown into a global business with headquarters locates in London and Dubai. Sanjay as also expanded Solo Capitals acquisitions to include companies in Denmark, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Kenya and Malta. Today Solo Capital has a net worth of $280 million dollars.
After his youngest son was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder Sanjay Began reading everything he could about the disorder. He took his family to Dubai and the Autism Research Facility there. Upon learning about the long waiting list he decided something needed to be done. Founded the Autism Rocks foundation. The first Autism Rocks concert was held in London to an invitation only concert that was headlined by Prince and raised millions of dollars for Autism research. He later partnered with Cambridge University by forming the Autism Trust. The majority of the funds raised are distributed to the Autism Researd and Development within Cambridge University to further them research into new Autism treatments and diagnosis tools.