Sanjay Shah is an ordinary man with an extraordinary drive. He has a heart for many charities and has even founded one to aid with research and support of autism. Mr. Shah is a serial entrepreneur, owning more than 13 businesses in London England. His flagship business is Solo Capital. A trusted and reliable individual he has earned the confidence of investors around the world.
Mr. Shah is a self proclaimed retiree. He commenced his career in medicine, and when it was not to his liking he switched to accounting. This soon led to his appointment with a leading investment banking firm in London. Financial crisis hit and is job was downsized. Shah did not despiar he simply started his own financial firm (Solo Capital).
Solo Capital has grown from about 4 people to over 20. He has competent individuals working in the firm that have experience and educational backgrounds that can hurdle many different financial demands and needs.
Solo Capital concentrates its main objectives in the areas of consulting, trading and sports investments. While they have the ability to venture into other areas, these are where they excel. The staff is well versed in their specialities and can offer inventive means to reach a clients’ final financial objectives.
Shah has also founded his own charity. This is called Autism Rocks. As the name indicates this charity works to disperse information about autism. They also work hard to raise funds for autism research.
Mr. Shah started the charity after his own son was diagnosed with the condition. He realized that while he had given many donations to help people with this disease, he really knew very little about it. Since starting the charity Mr. Shah has become a very visible voice in trying to find a cure for the disease.
It is hoped that someday soon a cure can be found for autism. Until then people like Sanjay Shah will continue to work to lessen the stigmatism of the disease.
Having a good reputation is essential when attempting to attain business success.
There aren’t many investors or financial money managers who are willing to fork over money to a entrepreneur or a business with a poor reputation. These individuals and companies may be just as likely to go under as opposed to providing a profitable return.
So guarding one’s professional reputation is a paramount requirement in the business world. That is especially the case in today’s negative climate where opposing businesses try to attack and smear others’ reputations. Whether it is jealousy or plain greed, sooner or later people will try to harm your good name.
As dictated by contributor Kimanzi Constable, big keys are to avoiding falling into the back-and-forth political name-calling game. Instead, maintaining professional composure allows you to stake the higher moral ground.
Also, assure your customers that business isn’t going to change because of these attacks. Things will remain stable and continue as have before. This should ease your clients’ concerns about unexpected change. Instead, switch the narrative by offering more services and providing better value to show that you mean business. Make sure you stay focused on doing what is best for business.
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Kylie Jenner is a trend-setting young celebrity that is one of the leading authorities on cool hair and makeup looks. Recently, she released her Lip Color Kit line: Kourt K, featuring bold colors for just 29 dollars a tube. The online store simply cannot keep stock to meet the demands of all the lipstick enthusiasts. There are special matte colors that people just can’t get their hands on. As a result, companies have begun to make what are called “dupe shades” which are close approximations of the original shades by Kylie Jenner.
Companies like Maybelline and Urban Decay feature similar shades, but aside from Kourt K, the king of bold shades is Lime Crime. Launched in 2008 by founder Doe Deere, Lime Crime blazed the trail for bright makeup. In 2009, Lime Crime debuted its line of bold lipsticks, also known as the Unicorn Line, and was the first company to make the switch from liquid to matte lip color.
Lime Crime has been available on Amazon for quite some time, and also has online stores called DollSkill and Hautelook by Nordstrom. Lime Crime is also available in real storefronts across the nation, including Urban Outfitters and Naimie’s Beauty Center. There are also several storefronts in other countries like Russia and Australia. Currently, Lime Crime offers some of the closest matches to Kourt K shades and other brands.
Tumblr showcases how Lime Crime’s Velvetine Matte Lipstick in Reddest Red perfectly compares to Jenner’s Mary Jo K Lip Kit red shade. Jenner very recently made a new shade available in a very deep, dark mix of magenta and burgundy. Currently, the name of this new shade is unknown, but it is already unattainable. So for those that need bold, fabulous colors for their diva selves, see about Lime Crime and their fabulous options on Doe Deere’s blog.
iFunding’s founder and CEO, William Skelley was recently included in the list young corporate executives who are tipped to take over the real estate scene. Dubbed by CrowdFundInsider the “Next Generation of Real Estate Leaders”, these are well-known gurus in real estate. They will have a get-together dinner at the Columbus Citizens Foundation building in New York. This will not only be a bonding session but will also give them a chance to exchange concepts about how the real estate scene can be improved.
The organizer of the dinner is Michael Stoler. He is a legendary figure in the property scene. Besides his role as Madison Realty Capital’s Managing Director, he is the brain behind popular television show, “The Stoler Report: NY’s Business Report”. The program is presently in its 15th season and is televised every week. It is used as a platform to highlight emerging issues and business trends in New York’s property market. The function will be an invite only banquet. Apart from Mr. Skelley, others in attendance will be drawn from some of the major real estate multinationals. These include Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Kushner Companies, CIT, Cushman and Wakefield and Carlyle Group.
Skelley’s Television Debut
The occasion comes just a few weeks after Stoler invited Skelley to feature in the 16th episode of “The Stoler Report”. He will sit on a panel of specialists alongside Mr. Paul Braungart, who was pivotal in iFunding’s developmental stages. The pair will help shed light on emergent issues in the property market. Both are skilled entrepreneurs and have experienced success in their respective undertakings. Mr. Braungart is the founder and head of Regional Capital Group. He is iFunding’s former backer.
Important Notes about William Skelley
The New York and Boston resident is best known for coming up with the idea of real estate crowd funding, something William discusses on his iFunding blog. This involves bringing together nominees so that they can buy property en masse. This groundbreaking idea accords everyone a chance to own money spinning properties from as little as 5,000 dollars. His impeccable work ethic, diligence and dignity can be attributed to the long, winding path he has taken in his career. He is widely experienced, having held senior roles at Bain Capital, Olympus Corporation, General Electric and Rose Park Advisors. At the latter, he was a high-ranking partner. Check out the iFunding Facebook for more, where William Skelley has even held a Question and Answer session with interested investors.
Thor Halvorssen, the founder and president of the Human Rights Foundation, is widely recognized in the international community for his strong advocacy for the protection and promotion of human rights. In light of Halvorssen’s reputation for understanding the consequences of various economic policies on the protection of human rights, he was asked to be a guest on Fox Business Network’s show “The Intelligence Report with Trish Regan.” In the interview, Halvorssen breaks down some of the potentially serious pitfalls of socialist policies for the viewers so that they can understand some of the issues with the principles supported by Democratic Party presidential candidate U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders. Halvorssen warns that socialist policies in countries where the government is not adequately controlled with the proper checks and balances on its central powers in place, can lead to severe human rights violations. Halvorssen says this is because in socialist countries, the government can fix prices and control the distribution of resources. Without the balance of the free market at work, this can lead to resource shortages and humanitarian crises. Then, the socialist government essentially loots property and attempts to deal with the crisis by redistributing the private property of its own citizens.
Even though Halvorssen says he has serious concerns with the potential of socialist policies to lead to authoritarian regimes, he says he still supports Senator Sanders’ campaign for president. In fact, Halvorssen is so strong in his support of Senator Sanders for president that he gave the maximum individual contribution allowed under U.S. campaign finance law to Senator Sanders’ campaign. Halvorssen thinks it is disgraceful and dangerous that Clinton would allow herself to be linked to or influenced by regimes who commit violence against their own citizens and do not value human life.
Securus Technologies a renowned provider in the industry of civil and criminal justice have indicated a desire by many correctional facilities to upgrade their technology and expand in services in 2016. This announcement comes after a national survey conducted on correctional institutions by Securus Technologies state of the art Technology center.
Securus Technologies specializes in providing immediate response, incident management, public information, investigation, biometric analysis, inmate communication, information management, inmate self-service and monitoring products that are meant to ease communication. The company deals in a very sensitive area of the society and is committed to developing state of the art technology that not only guarantees efficiency but precision.
The survey conducted by Securus Technologies indicates that more than 50% of correctional facilities are committed to updating their technology. The technological world is changing as each day passes with new discoveries being made. The statistics indicate that correctional facilities are alive to the fact that there is a need to keep up with the changing times. Failure to change would result to an ineffective system that is susceptible to attack by criminals.
Correctional Facilities are often faced with the hurdle of dealing with stringent budgetary allocations that do not leave room for technological advancements. This is despite the fact that correctional facilities play a vital role in society hence the need to furnish them with enough money that would allow them to run efficiently with technological advancements playing a key role in the smooth running of these institutions.
However, this situation is about to change with correctional facilities and related agencies set to automate operations. This will have the effect of freeing up the money allocated to operational costs thus increasing the cash flow. This will empower the agencies to buy the technology required.
Securus Technologies have recently developed a video visitation program that allows inmates to enjoy the privilege of having video chats with their family members and friends who can’t make it to visit them in prison.33% of the correctional facilities have included the acquisition of tablets to aid in this vital communication development.
In developing new technology, Securus embraces the need to promote the rights of inmates as well as those of innocent citizens who rely on their inmate phone calls platform to notify the police of any crime or nuisance in their surroundings. Their newest form of communication is video visitation which is performed by downloading the app and connecting it to the software on your mobile phone.
QNET hopes to do the same thing with other needy schools. The company was inspired and continues to be inspired by the selfless philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi. And it can afford to be generous. QNET’s parent company, Qi Group, is a very respected member of the United Nations Global Contact Network. Girded with Qi Groups massive clout, QNET hopes to make a big difference in this sustainability initiative.
One of the saddest situations about winter in New York City is the amount of homeless animals that are brought into shelters. Ross Abelow is a NYC lawyer looking to help the cities shelters with the financial burden of taking care of the extra pets that are coming in from the cold. During anytime of season there are families that cannot afford to keep their pets because of financial situations. However, in winter when this happens it is a very sad situation because a lot of these animals will not make it on the streets. The shelters need help and Ross has seen this need and is looking to raise $5,000 to help.
GoFundMe is a website that allows people to raise money for their cause. The money is easily sent in from anyone with access to the internet. It is the #1 fundraising site and Ross Abelow is no stranger to finding ways to help. Mr. Abelow is a lawyer specializing in family and matrimonial law and has made families his focus. With 26 years of experience in law he also handles entertainment law and commercial litigation. Ross is a partner at Abelow & Cassandra, Llp. in New York City.
After graduating from the State University of New York at Albany, Ross Abelow received his law degree from Brooklyn Law School. As a resident of New York for quite some time Mr. Abelow has been practicing law in New York for over 25 years. He continues to give back to the city with his legal work and now his hope of helping New York Cities shelters. His goal of $5,000 will be for blankets, food, immunizations, and any other concerns the shelters have.
Most shelters throughout the city operate on only donations. It is so important for people to be aware of the needs of shelters in their cities and Mr. Abelow is showing how. Even with his busy schedule of clients and cases he is still finding a way to help.
Autism Rocks is an important organization that is helping to fund scientific research into autism. This organization partners with rock stars to perform benefit concert. These concerts are an attempt to raise money for scientific foundations that conduct research into Autism. Through this research, parents can help understand their children, and these children can interact with the world.
Autism Rocks understands that research into autism is not about finding a cure. Instead the founders of Autism believe in learning how to identify autism sooner and help these children grow into healthy, functioning adults. All the money that Autism Rocks raises goes to the Autism Research Trust, a scientific research organization that is founded on the same principles and holds the same beliefs as Autism Rocks. They have 15 ongoing research projects that this funding helps support.
In the past Autism Rocks has worked with a number of entertainers and rocks stars. In the past, Autism Rocks has held benefit concerts by Prince, Lenny Kravitz, and Elvis Costello. Through these concerts, the charity has raised millions of dollars that they have donated to the Autism Research Trust.
But Autism Rocks needs help from the public in order to keep raising money and putting on amazing concerts. Sanjay Shah has set up a go fund me account in order to appeal to the public and help keep this charity and the benefit concerts they hold to continue. By donating to this cause, donors can help pave the way for some of the most groundbreaking research about Autism that is sure to come.
Sanjay Shah created Autism Rocks because he is a parent with child who has Autism. When he found out his son had autism, he started looking for ways he could help both his son and this millions around the globe just like him. In his private life, Shah had developed connects to some of the biggest names in the music industry.
Before his foray into Autism Rocks, Shah was a financier living in Dubai with his family. He worked for over 20 years at Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse and Rabobank. In 2008 he started his own firm, Solo Capital, which has since grown to employ over 100 financiers. Now he is semi-retired, and spends his time with his family, when he is not organizing concerts for Autism Rocks.
The human rights watch is on the neck of US rapper Nicki Minaj after her controversial Christmas concert in Angola. Her performance for which she earned $2 million was sponsored by Unitel, a state-run telecom company. The country is headed by the dictator Dos Santos that has had an iron fist over the country’s leadership for the last 36 years.
This was in contradiction of her outspoken activism against racial injustices in America. Her performance reflected a double sided individual that fights injustices in one place while at the same time being part of social injustices committed against the people of Angola. Thor views her activism against injustices and support of education charities in the United Sates while playing a part to social exploitation of Angolans as sheer display hypocrisy.
The human rights movements base their argument on the fact that she accepted such an inflated pay from an agency run by the corrupt Dos Santos government. This was at the expense of the locals, most of whom live below the $2 a day poverty line with a life expectancy of just 52 years at birth. Her actions only served to legitimize the dictatorial and corrupt government and approve the humiliation of the Angolan nationals to her friends and legion of fans across the world that view her as more than an artist.
However, various scholars and notables from across the world hold a different opinion about the eradication of dictatorial governments. One that necessarily has little to do with international celebrities. They are of the opinion that, while international organizations can play a role in pushing for democracies through aids, the lot has to come from the individual country’s subjects. The only limitation to this remains if the activists are constantly killed and harassed by their respective governments.
About Thor Halvorssen
Thor is a film producer and a human rights activist. He has been a vocal human rights activist since 1989 when he was involved in staging the London human rights demonstrations that opposed the apartheid rule in South Africa. Thor has since been a member of various human rights groups across the United Kingdom where he has a permanent residence.
Halvorssen has risen to prominence as a human rights activist and the face of the Human Rights Foundation that he founded in 2005. He is also regularly writing and holding discussions on various international media platforms including the Telegraph, New York Times, BBC, and CNN.