Sanjay Shah is mostly known for the creation of Autism Rocks that was founded in 2014, a charity organization dedicated to funding autism research, after his son Nikhil was diagnosed with Autism. Before Autism Rocks, Shah founded Solo Capital in 2011 as a private limited capital and it was in the same year that it merged with Old Park Lane Capital. Solo Capital Limited helped Old Park Lane Capital from sinking into continued losses; the two firms now perform business together in trading of oil and gas among other natural resources.
Solo Capital is a financial services company with headquarters in London, England. The firm specializes in asset performance management, sports investments primarily focused on talent acquisition, commercial advisory and representation, proprietary trading and consultancy.
In the interview, Sanjay advises anyone thinking of starting a new business should have a solid foundation in financial capital and never to assume that one do all of the work yourself.
Sanjay has been staging charity concerts, and all the money raised being sent for autism research purposes. The first event was fairly successful as well as those that have followed. The charity puts on private, invite-only concerts, with all of the proceeds going to the Autism Research Trust.
Sanjay Shah wants to educate parents how to identify symptoms of autism sooner so they can take the necessary steps for the children to grow into healthy functioning adults.
Autism Rocks showcases exclusive collaborations with stars from the music industry to directly elevate the cause, thereby opening up opportunity for funding for research. Sanjay Shah is also a trustee of the Autism Research Trust, an organization that funds autism research at Cambridge University.
Sanjay would like to do a compilation album by popular rock stars donatting a song each for Autism Rocks research and to raise as much awareness and money as possible. with different global artists donating a song each.