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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 in London, Mumbai, New York and Tel Aviv who call Rise home, and a virtual community of over 7,500 members.

Connect with state-of-the-art workspaces

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 with 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 with 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

The 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.

See all our podcasts here.

Our latest podcasts

Judopay podcast

Jeremy Nicholds talks payments with Charlotte Roberts

In the first episode of the new year, Charlotte chats with Jeremy Nicholds, CEO of mobile payments company Judopay. And kicking off a new decade in style, Jeremy and Charlotte discuss what it's like to live cashless now - even in a kebab shop, what a future without cash might look like, and a really interesting discussion on the psychology of payments.

New Frontiers 2019 podcast room

Barclays New Frontiers 2019

A special series of mini-podcasts, recorded in front of a live audience during the 2019 Barclays New Frontiers conference, and featuring a range of special guests from across FinTech and Financial Services - including FinTech influencer Liz Lumley, Eileen Burbidge MBE founding partner of Passion Capital, and Roland Palmer, Head of Europe at Alipay Europe.

Andy Elphick and Magdalena Krön share the hosting duties.

Yeming Wang talks FinTech with Andy Elphick

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.

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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 Movie Month: 11:YEARS - The Rise of UK Fintech - Documentary screening
Rise London

Rise Movie Month: 11:YEARS - The Rise of UK FinTech - Documentary screening

Thursday 30 January 2020

Intro and Q&A with 11:FS Founders David Brear, Jason Bates and Simon Taylor

11:YEARS is the untold story of how, post 2008 financial crisis, the UK created an ecosystem that is the envy of the world. It features insight, comment and analysis from the leaders who shaped the regulatory environment, those who funded multi-billion pound startups and the founders of major fintechs and challenger banks.

Money 20/20 Asia
Rise Mumbai

Money 20/20 Asia

Tuesday 24 March 2020

We’re excited to provide an exclusive offer to you as a part of Rise community. From now till 30 January 2020, you can buy Money20/20 Asia passes for just $550 (original price: $2995).

Further details: Your exclusive code: MP20RIM. Use code "MP20RIM" during “Standard Pass” checkout.

This special rate is valid on the first 200 redemptions by 30 January 11:59 pm.

FinTech Fridays at Rise New York
Rise New York

FinTech Fridays at Rise New York

Friday 24 January 2020

We are excited to welcome you back for our monthly FinTech Friday mentoring series! This monthly program welcomes all FinTech start-ups to receive feedback from our mentors. Our guest mentors include individuals from around the tech community and have expertise in marketing, legal, business development and other fields to accelerate your startup's growth.

Registration closes Tuesday, January 21st. We look forward to seeing you there!

Tezos Israel Innovation Lab: The present & future of Tezos Business Solutions
Rise Tel Aviv

Tezos Israel Innovation Lab: The present & future of Tezos Business Solutions

Thursday 23 January 2020

Join us for some good munch and beers, as we teach the basics of Tezos, why it is being used by the French Government and French Central Bank, and the vision of Tezos and Tezos Israel as an innovation lab.

𝗪𝗲 𝗪𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗖𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿: - What is Tezos Israel the Innovation Lab doing in Israel and how it is relevant to startups, corporates, and more.. - The basics of Tezos and why it the go-to business blockchain for major financial institutions - Why major financial institutions trust and are already using it - The current status of Tezos in the global market - New updates - New tech and innovation up-comings in the space.

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