Join our network of over 50,000+ experts across Asia to encourage investment in the region and boost your career.
Arches is an on-demand expert-matching service. We help investors, consultants and corporates worldwide discover information about the Asian market by connecting them to hand-picked local experts.
No. Joining our network is completely free. We will never ask an expert for registration fee or membership fee.
The very first step is to register your details with us. The next step is to write a short bio of your professional experience, so we know which consulting assignments are relevant for you. Then all you need to do is keep this information up to date.
If we think you are a good candidate for an assignment, you will get an opportunity to review the discussion topics, and decide whether to participate in the project based on your knowledge of the topic and availability.
Typically our clients are consulting firms, private equity/venture capital firms, hedge funds and corporations.
Topics differ from one project to another. Typically, our clients are looking for a general industry overview or specific information about a trend, service, or product.You are under no obligation to answer client questions if they create a conflict of interests, and you should not answer any questions that require you to share confidential information or put you in breach of any contracts you have with your employer.
Our clients will only expect you to answer general questions based on your experience. You will not need to prepare in advance.
We understand that you will have your own personal and professional obligations that need to be worked around. We offer a range of options, including calls as short as 15 minutes, so we are sure we can work out a solution that works for you. When joining projects, please also share your current availability so we can manage this effectively.
If in doubt, this is something you need to check with your employer. Every employer is different, so it is your responsibility to determine whether you are permitted to consult given your current employment circumstances.
No. You must not discuss your current employer or confidential information concerning its relationship with its customers or suppliers. If a client asks you about this, please inform us immediately: email@example.com.
Yes, but only if you have no confidentiality agreement in place and you do not disclose any confidential information
No. Any information you receive in connection with consultation is strictly confidential. You may not disclose a client’s identity, the subjects discussed, or any information or materials provided to you. This is also true of any surveys in which you are asked to participate.
No. You should not disclose material non-public Information or confidential information of any sort. If you are asked to reveal such information during a consultation, please end it and notify Arches customer support immediately: firstname.lastname@example.org.
No. Intentionally engaging with our clients is prohibited for 12 months after the end of the project in which we first introduced you to them.This only applies to clients we have introduced you to. You may, of course, continue consulting with your clients and may engage new clients freely. If one of our clients asks you to consult with them directly, please notify Arches customer support immediately: email@example.com.
We do not join consultations to monitor them. Your conversation will not be recorded by Arches and will stay completely private between you and our client.
When we contact you, we will indicate the average hourly rate for similar consultations (based on role and industry). You can set your rate within these guidelines, but do consider that this is an open, competitive market. Once your consultation is done, you will be paid by bank transfer at the end of next month of your consultation.
Your fee will be paid at the end of next month of your consultation.
The number of consultations you are offered will depend on the market and the nature of your experience. As your profile grows with successful completion of projects with us, the likelihood of opportunities being shared with you will increase.
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