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Archish Mittal

Private Equity Intern

Achieve Partners

New York, NY, USA

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Archish’s Biography

Archish Mittal has garnered hands-on experience in global finance, investments and policymaking, while also achieving success as an entrepreneur. Through a range of advisor roles, analyst roles, directorships and fellowships, Archish has gained a holistic perspective across a broad spectrum of industries, with a strong foundational knowledge on global macro-finance issues, global investing, fintech and education.

Archish is currently a Private Equity Intern at Achieve Partners and Fellow at the Cornell Emerging Markets Institute. Previously, he served as Director of International Strategy at Financepeer, one of the fastest-growing Edu-FinTech companies in India, and has experience working on public-private partnerships at McLarty Associates, International Solar Alliance and East-West Institute.

With a passion for finding solutions to pressing societal issues, Archish plays a key role at various nonprofit organizations. In 2017, he founded R Ventures Foundation, an NGO based in Amsterdam. As Executive Director, he worked with corporations, public sector entities and educational institutions...
Archish Mittal has garnered hands-on experience in global finance, investments and policymaking, while also achieving success as an entrepreneur. Through a range of advisor roles, analyst roles, directorships and fellowships, Archish has gained a holistic perspective across a broad spectrum of industries, with a strong foundational knowledge on global macro-finance issues, global investing, fintech and education.

Archish is currently a Private Equity Intern at Achieve Partners and Fellow at the Cornell Emerging Markets Institute. Previously, he served as Director of International Strategy at Financepeer, one of the fastest-growing Edu-FinTech companies in India, and has experience working on public-private partnerships at McLarty Associates, International Solar Alliance and East-West Institute.

With a passion for finding solutions to pressing societal issues, Archish plays a key role at various nonprofit organizations. In 2017, he founded R Ventures Foundation, an NGO based in Amsterdam. As Executive Director, he worked with corporations, public sector entities and educational institutions to provide a platform for refugees to become tech entrepreneurs. Archish also serves as a Director at Lotus Learning Foundation, an educational nonprofit serving underprivileged people in northern India.

Archish continues to serve as an advisor, which includes sitting on the Global Advisory Board of Financepeer and serving as an advisor for Halp, a student-coaching company. He is a Member of Heidelberg International Club; Next-Gen Scholar at the Center for High Impact Philanthropy; and a part of the Young Leader's Circle at the Milken Institute. He was also appointed as a Research Affiliate at MIT J-WEL.

Archish is currently completing his MBA at Cornell University's SC Johnson College of Business. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Investment & Financial Risk Management from City University, London, and an MA in Law & Diplomacy from The Fletcher School at Tufts University.
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Archish’s Background

Achieve Partners
Private Equity Intern
Jun 2022 - Present
New York, NY, USA
Achieve Partners is a private equity firm that uses investment and intellectual capital to create new learning models and channels to economic opportunity. The company invests in cutting-edge technologies and unique business models to boost skills training.
Financepeer
Director | International Strategy
Sep 2019 - Mar 2022
Boston, MA, USA
Financepeer is a Google-incubated and RBI-regulated non-banking financial institution. It specializes in education fee financing, which allows academic institutions to manage funds more efficiently by paying pupils' yearly fees up front, while parents have the option of paying back in easy EMIs.
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Archish’s Gallery

Current Advisory Roles

Halp
Strategic Advisor
May 2022 - Present
Toronto, CA
Halp combines technology with one-on-one coaching to provide students with personalized, program-specific coaching that is both effective and affordable. The company works with students and parents in Canada and the United States to provide assistance throughout the college and university transformation journey.
Financepeer
Global Advisory Board
Sep 2019 - Present
Boston, MA, USA
Archish conceptualized, structured, and implemented the formation of Financepeer's Global Advisory Board to engage with various stakeholders from academia, business and impact investing, as well as nonprofit organizations.

Philanthropy

Lotus Learning Foundation
Director
Jan 2015 - Present
Noida, IN
Lotus Learning Foundation is dedicated to influencing, evolving, and bettering the lives of people in northern India's semi-urban and rural areas, particularly in villages throughout Uttar Pradesh.

Media

Advancing the Fifth Industrial Revolution
Panelist
Jun 2020
Archish and others explain how the Fifth Industrial Revolution could assist humanity in beating COVID-19, and what India's role could be.
Techfugees Summit: Interview with Archish Mittal, R Ventures Foundation
Dec 2018
Paris, FR
Archish discusses R Ventures Foundation, how to support refugee entrepreneurs, the difficulty refugees have in accessing funding, and how best to empower them.

Publications

Time to Revisit India Inc.’s International Strategy
Author
Aug 2020
Archish touches on a broad range of topics, including exploring the overlooked sectors of India’s international strategy, and how successful diplomacy is dependent on the efforts of diplomats.

Memberships

Milken Institute
Young Leaders Circle
Jan 2022 - Present
The Milken Institute Young Leaders Circle is comprised of curious, inspired, and charitable young professionals aged 25 to 40 who endorse the Milken Institute and its purpose. The Young Leaders Circle, which has 300 members, demonstrates the best talent from a wide range of industries.
Atlantic Council
Councilors Program
Sep 2021 - Present
London, UK
The Councilors Program is one of the Atlantic Council's bespoke programs, offering membership to those who want to learn more about the institution and its 15 programs and centers. Members represent a diverse range of industries.
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Academic Appointments

MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research Affiliate
Sep 2021 - Nov 2021
Archish was a Research Affiliate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab.
Edward R. Murrow Center | The Fletcher School at Tufts University
Research Associate
Jan 2020 - Dec 2020
Medford, MA, USA
The Fletcher School's Edward R. Murrow Center for a Digital World investigates the interconnection of media, cyberspace and government. It guides discussion on the digital revolution's influence on global systems through research and cutting edge communication.

Speaking Engagements

TEDxFS: Courage and Gratitude
Speaker
Feb 2019
Frankfurt an der Oder, DE
Archish discusses the importance of fortitude and gratefulness in one's life. He delves into how to value life, whether minor details make a difference, and how we should approach change.
Investing in refugee entrepreneurs
Panelist
Dec 2018
Paris, FR
At the 2018 Techfugees Summit, Archish talks about working for something bigger than himself, his family background, how he looks up to his grandfather, the issues refugees face, and what inspired him to help those in need.

Fellowships

Bucerius Summer School on Global Governance
Fellow
Hamburg, DE
The Bucerius Summer School aims to develop leadership skills in young professionals by initiating a cross-border dialogue on existing global issues. Archish began his fellowship in August of 2022 and will attend the 11-day seminar, which has become one of ZEIT-Stiftung's most successful initiatives.
Cornell Emerging Markets Institute
Fellow
Jun 2022 - Present
New York, NY, USA
The Emerging Markets Institute at Cornell's Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, established in 2010, brings together respected academics and practitioners from across the globe to develop the business leaders of the future.

Archish’s Education

Cornell Johnson Graduate School of Management
Master of Business Administration
2022 - Present
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