Solo Capital is a global financial institution based in London,England and regulated by the United Kingdom. The founder, Sanjay Shah, incorporated the company in September of 2011. Since it’s start up, the company has had a positive effect on the world.
Before 2008, when the economic took a dive, which caused Sanjay to be let go from his accounting job at a bank in North London, he had held positions in many reputable banks. He didn’t like it; he felt his time was wasted. While some people dread loosing their jobs, Sanjay Shah took it as an opportunity.
The global financial institute started in a tiny room on the outskirts of London. He started with a handful of employees and now he employs thousands. As well as the office of the tiny room, got it’s own building, which branched out to other countries, and acquired other companies in different parts of the world.
Sanjay arrived to the U.K. with his parents from Kenya, when he was a small child. Allowing him to live in one of the most prestigious areas of London as well as going to school in London. When it came time to choose his career, at first he chose medicine, but after a few years of medical school, he decided to quit. The British millionaire is now retired, and in his mid-forties.
Shah is also the founder of a charitable organization known as Autism Rocks. The organization deals with autism awareness. Autism Rocks was formed after Shah found out that one of his sons had the condition.
Sometime after Solo Capital was born, Sanjay’s youngest son was diagnosed with autism, at two years old. This changed his focus, he became more involved with new developments and studies being done to better understand autism. He founded Autism Rocks, an organization in which the purpose is to raise funds for research and raise public awareness for the disorder. Musicians and artists from around the globe, put on shows which proceeds help raise money for autism research. Many well known pop artists from different countries have contributed to the cause.
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