Rise, the home of FinTech

The Home of FinTech

We bring together the world's top innovators to create the future of financial services

Rise exists to create the ultimate conditions for innovation and growth in financial services.

We are a global community of FinTech innovators that seeks to disrupt, challenge and confront the way things are done in our industry, building solutions that harness the power of the latest technologies to transform the world of financial services. Today, we have over 150 FinTech companies who call Rise home, and a virtual community of over 7,500 members.

Connect at Rise

State-of-the-art workspaces, designed for FinTech companies.

Companies can apply to make Rise their home, and as a member, get unparalleled access to our bespoke programme of training, workshops and events, and an exclusive opportunity to connect into the wider Barclays network of top-tier clients, partners, investors and experts.

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Create at Rise

We continuously pivot, evolve and adapt at Rise.

FinTech companies can apply to join our award-winning range of programmes which are geared to supercharge a FinTech’s progress: from developing the first PoC to becoming enterprise-ready and perfecting the pitch for a major partnership deal.

This includes the Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars, run in London, New York and Tel Aviv.

Find out more about the Barclays Accelerator.

Scale at Rise

Going from startup to scaleup is a challenge.

We focus on the growth and success of our Rise members, and seek to provide the highest levels of training and support to build solid foundations to go from high-potential startup to industry-leading scaleup, tapping into Barclays’ global network of expertise.

Find out how Rise can help you scale.

What makes Rise unique

It’s about that bond of working with people, for the people and being part of the ecosystem. That's what's unique about Rise, especially if you are in FinTech.

Zvi Goldstein

Senior Quantitative Analyst at Ontic Capital

Our latest Rise FinTech Podcast

Stay up to date with the latest trends and topics in FinTech from industry experts, founders, entrepreneurs and investors, who bring their unique take on the industry and its future.

Yeming Wang podcast

Yeming Wang talks FinTech with Andy Elphick

In this special Alibaba episode, Andy chats with Yeming Wang, General Manager for Alibaba Cloud EMEA. In an informative and wide ranging discussion, Yeming and Andy discuss cloud technology, Alibaba’s strategy around their five business units, personalisation, as l as top tips for entrepreneurs. Their conversation provides a fascinating and unique insight into Alibaba, their use of cloud technology, and how they support the FinTech community.

What's happening at the Home of FinTech

We have a number of events happening across our global locations. Find out what's happening near you.

Rise New York Open Day
October 2019

Rise New York Expansion

Rise New York is expanding.

This October, we'll be unveiling our brand new FinTech office workspace, the biggest area for FinTechs in New York. With state-of-the-art facilities, mentors and the support of Barclays, there is no better place to scale your business.

Book a tour to find out more, and to experience Rise New York for yourself.

Her Future summit
Friday 1 November 2019

Her Future Summit

Her Future Starts Here....

Drawing thousands of the world's technology leaders together to learn about the influence of women on tomorrow.

To Accelerate Humanity’s success with #5 of the Sustainable Development Goals- Gender Equality, Her Future Summit Launches with a Line up of 100 Global Speakers and Partners across 10 major cities around the world.

Her Future Summit is the world’s most exclusive event featuring tech investors, entrepreneurs and influencers creating or leveraging platforms to advance women.

Big Data Mumbai
Saturday 19 October 2019

Big Data Mumbai v16.0 - Data Culture and E-commerce

Join Rise Mumbai for a morning of interesting in-depth discussions on Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and more.

Are you facing challenges in operationalizing your models to take real business decisions? Are you finding it difficult in interfacing with multiple business, product and technology stakeholders to get all the cool stuff into action? In this meetup, Dhruv Rastogi will share ways how Data Science teams can Democratize AI/ML-driven decision making across different functions and verticals in mid-large organizations.

Female Founder Roundtable: How to Get Ahead in Entrepreneurship
Tuesday 22 October 2019

Rise Presents: Female Founder Roundtable: How to Get Ahead in Entrepreneurship

We know that Tel Aviv is full of entrepreneurial women and this event aims to bring women together and give you access to top female entrepreneurs and passionate women in business. They will share their 'why', their stories, challenges, successes, tips and answer your burning questions about entrepreneurship. Join us for a roundtable in this closed setting where we discuss being a female entrepreneur.

Rise is the Home of FinTech