New Delhi: Students aspiring to pursue education of International standards and worried about high fees can now heave a sigh of relief. Financepeer- a Google incubated school-fee financing Company has announced plans to collaborate with key international academics, institutes, thought leaders and key stakeholders in the education space. The move to go global is a part of long-term strategy on strengthening its presence in India and international markets.
Spearheaded by Mr.Archish Mittal, Director, Managing Board of FP and Chaired by Dr. Henrik Syse, Former Vice-Chairman, Norwegian Nobel Committee, the Global Advisory Board of FinancePeer includes renowned experts from different domains which will guide and lead the organization to expand its global footprint. The board comprises Rob Garris, MD, Trinity Church Wall Street, Dr. Vijay Kumar, Executive Director, Abdul Lateeef Jamil Education Lab Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Alix Gurrier CEO, GlobalGiving, and Pieter Riemer former Managing Partner of Linklaters among other luminaries.
Talking on this development, CEO of Financepeer, Mr Rohit Gajbhiye said, “Over the years, the number of Indian students studying abroad has increased. The demand for international education remains strong even today, post pandemic. Our aim is to improve access to quality education through our offerings. With this global leap, we are sure that a lot of students will be positively impacted. The expansion to newer geographies will be our key growth drivers.”
The Advisory Board will play a strategic crucial role in the international presence of FP through collaborations and partnerships. Co-founder of Financepeer, Mr Sunit Gajbhiye said, “A global experience makes the student future-ready. Its overall a life-changing experience. The Advisory Board will enable us devise a long-term growth plan and will prove to be a great support”
Dr. Henrik Syse, Former Vice-Chairman, Norwegian Nobel Committee and now the chair of the Advisory Board said, “Financepeer is creating a social impact through its offerings and we are proud to partner with the organization. Inspite of the Covid lockdown, in the coming years, the number of students aspiring to achieve global education standards will only increase. We expect this momentum to continue and we are looking at enabling these students with fee financing solutions.” Dr Vijay Kumar works with cutting edge educational institutes across the globe.
Mentor and Advisor of Financepeer, actor Vivek Oberoi said, “Financepeer has just started setting an example. We are sure that this initiative will prove to lakhs of aspiring students every year for global education.”
As a part of the launch, Financepeer also organized a virtual stakeholder gathering who discussed on international avenues. The virtual gathering was also attended by influential personalities from the field of academics, business and investors.