Welcome to Rise, created by Barclays.

Rise, created by Barclays



Our five values: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship are our moral compass; the fundamentals of who we are and what we believe is right.


Our mission is to connect technology, talent and trends from across the Rise ecosystem to accelerate innovation and growth in the financial services industry.


Since 2015, Rise has focused on building a global community of the best minds in fintech to disrupt, challenge and confront the way things are done in our industry.


To connect fintech start-ups and scale-ups through our mentoring, events and community, and to help fintechs scale with our programmes and provide access to the Barclays network.

Our locations

Rise London

Located in Shoreditch, the heart of London's fintech scene.

Rise New York

Located in the Flatiron District, the heart of New York's Silicon Alley.

Rise India

Virtual community, disrupting the future of finanical services.

Our latest


View our in-person and virtual events that we regularly host for our Rise FinTech community across the world.

Rise FinTech Mentoring

Our Rise FinTech Mentoring is for FinTech start-ups and scale-ups, where they receive 1:1 mentoring from experts on various topics.

Thought Leadership

Explore our reports, highlighting the latest developments in the constantly evolving world of new technology for financial services.