Sanjay Shah is the owner and operator of Solo Capital and Autism Rocks. He was recently involved in a podcast interview talking about how entrepreneurs can successfully build their business career. He has owned many businesses prior to owning Solo Capital, and mentions that entrepreneurs need to realize what it takes to get the business going and they need to understand when they need help to keep the business running. He is a successful philanthropist and entrepreneur that has exceeded the market place and found his niche producing successful businesses.
He founded Autism Rocks in 2014, after he successfully built Solo Capital into a million dollar company. Solo Capital is an investment and proprietary trading and consulting firm. He was an accountant for many years and spent time working for banks and investment firms until he grew tired of the commute and decided to open his own business. He hired a few trading partner and graduate students to help him get his business running and gave it one year to turn a profit.
Shah and his wife found out that their youngest son was diagnosed with autism at the young age of two. Autism is a neurological disorder that affects many people and is widely misunderstood. Shah created Autism Rocks to help raise money to aid in the research and development of the cause. Autism Rocks is an invite only concert that is performed by famous musicians that help raise money for the cause. Shah is able to donate the funds raised to programs that are researching the condition as well as foundations that are used to help those in need. He has complete control of where the funds go, and is able to help families as well as patients that need it. Most people don’t fully understand the condition, and he wanted to better understand it for himself as well as help others cope with it.
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