Sanjay Shah is a solid businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist at heart. His value to society as well as his surrounding communities have impacted and left a memorable, impeccable presence. As the founder and CEO of Solo Capital, a private equity global investment firm, he is known as the founder of many companies. Solo Capital being one of the successful ones that has brought in millions of dollars. He originally started the company after quitting his accounting job and fairing off on a ray of hope that the company would succeed. That’s what starting businesses are all about, hope and hope some more. Solo Capital more than exceeded his expectations for the company. After five years of solid business transactions, Solo Capital was bring in quite a large sum of cash flow. Solo Capital allowed Sanjay Shah to semi-retire and be able to sit back from the company and really get down to what his passions are.
Shah owns many different companies. In fact, he owns over three dozen companies to be exact. They are spread throughout the region and some of them are inter-linked together, provided substantial benefits upon one another.
As a pre-med student at one point in his life, Shah was ready and set to become a doctor. Coming from Kenya, it was his dream to study medicine and began a career as a physician. His family moved to Central London in the 1960’s where he started college and began to study medicine. It didn’t take him long to realize that his dreams were taking him somewhere else. That somewhere else was the accounting and finance industry. He started to study accounting and eventually graduated with his degree where he would find himself working at an accounting firm. Over the years he jumped from one firm to the next. With each move he continued to gain more and more knowledge with an added feature of expertise with each transaction. He finally got to the point one day where he just didn’t want to do it anymore, and that’s when Solo Capital came along. He started the company in 2011 and by January of 2016, Shah had an estimated net worth of $280 million. This company has allowed him to pursue his newest passion, autism.
He started his own charity to help raise money for autism. It is such a misunderstood condition, that not many people have a lot of knowledge about. That is where Autism Rocks comes in along with founder Sanjay Shah. He hopes that the charity will help educate people and raise awareness. Right now it’s a private, invite only concert performed by musicians to help raise donations. Shah donates the money to various research projects and universities.
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