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Who we are
CareerTopper was established in 2015 with a mission to bridge the knowledge gap in Alternative Investments and Finance. The Company has grown from an e-learning platform to a multi-faceted Company providing skill development programs to more than 4000 participants from Regulators, Exchanges, Banks, Start-up Accelerators, B-schools and Training Institutes, on niche topics such as Private Equity, Venture Capital and Hedge Funds.
From enabling corporate training programs, futuristic virtual classrooms, practice sessions to scientifically designed evaluation systems; we are harnessing the best in Edtech and Content Engineering to catapult your career in Alternative Investments.
Our core focus is to make you #IndustryReady and help you BROADEN YOUR FINANCIAL HORIZON!
“By 2025, we aim to achieve Financial Literacy for every individual who is striving for Financial Freedom and Growth!”
- Bridge the knowledge gap in Alternative Investments. We aim at meeting continuous up skilling requirements in the financial services sector.
- Enable finance professionals to create a niche for them in the global financial environment, by giving them a competitive edge through our mentorship programs.
- Support our customers to strike the perfect balance between work and education, through flexible learning and internship programs.
- Endeavor to provide jobs in the finance industry, in specific locations, to create value for our customers.
CareerTopper pedagogy follows a blend of conceptual understanding through pre-reads, book recommendations, in-class case study discussions and live quizzes for real-time learning output.
- Provide a free counseling session to understand prior knowledge and work experience.
- Suggest suitable learning options, in the best interest of the client.
- Deliver selected training program and track client’s progress, with continuous updates
- Improve the relevancy of training programs through feedback mechanisms
- Explore the best career option for the client by offering placement support and internships.
Career Topper has been designing and delivering customized training programs for major banks, regulators, startup accelerators, training institutes and colleges. Here are some of the significant institutions served by us:
Archit Lohia CFA, CA, CAIA, LLB
Archit is passionate about the Alternative Investments Market and aims at enabling finance professionals to hone the niche skills within this market. Up skilling is a must for every professional, in the today’s tech-driven industry. To achieve this vision, he founded CareerTopper, a pioneer in Alternative Investments education, through Customized Live Training Sessions and Corporate training Sessions in India. The start-up works for Indian Regulators, Banks, Mutual Funds, Foreign Universities, Start-up Accelerators and a number of Training Institutes and B-schools. CareerTopper is being accelerated by Zone Startups, India.
As his long-term vision, Archit is working towards improvising Deal Structuring and Ongoing due diligence process to ensure increased credibility and transparency in private deals. He is also involved in building a tech-based platform, which uses Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning techniques in the Due Diligence and Background Investigation process. He is a member of IMDDA – Investment Management Due Diligence Association, USA and has gained prior experience in Due Diligence function, while handling the IPO process for Bombay Stock Exchange.
Archit has previously worked in Ernst & Young (EY) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE Ltd.) in areas, inter-alia including, Regulations, Compliance, IPO, Information Management Systems, Investment Analysis, Audit and Finance. During my stint at BSE, he played a major role in the Cyber Crime Taskforce, formed by the International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO), which advises Financial Institutions and Exchanges across the globe on the emerging risks of cyber-crime.
Archit is a Chapter Executive of the CAIA Association India Chapter and a Member of Expert Group formed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), for up-gradation of curriculum and screening startups for their startup accelerator. He likes to write books and articles on the Alternative Investments industry and is a regular speaker at national and international forums. He loves playing cricket every Sunday as a stress-buster, apart from listening to music and travelling.
Article in Entrepreneur magazine (March, 2018)
Indian Stock Markets have recently witnessed a reduction in investments from foreign institutional investors on the backdrop of a $2 billion banking fraud and widening of the Current Account Deficit to a 5-year high, among other factors.However, with regard to alternative investments, India has been ranked No. 1 ...
Article on Moneycontrol – Budget 2018
The off-late discussions on removing Long-Term Capital Gains Tax (“LTCG”) exemption on sale of listed company shares, through the Exchange platform, have taken centre stage and in my opinion, it may also need to be accompanied by removal of Securities Transaction Tax (“STT”). This avoids Double Taxation...
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Banking on its formidable repository of knowledge and experience, Career Topper aspires to shape the discourse in the alternative investment education industry. Listed below are some such initiatives.
Are you passionate about learning and have the tenacity to guide others looking for career growth? If you do, welcome on board!