Rise, the home of FinTech, supporting female founders

The Home of FinTech

Supporting female innovators

Female Innovators Lab by Barclays and Anthemis

The Female Innovators Lab is committed to bringing more women into entrepreneurship

The Female Innovators Lab is a New York City-based studio dedicated to cultivating entrepreneurial talent in women from all sides of the financial services ecosystem. 

Sonal Lakhani - How Barclays is supporting female founders to create the technology of tomorrow

How Barclays is supporting female founders to create the technology of tomorrow

Sonal Lakhani, Head of Global Programmes and Strategic Initiatives, Group Innovation, Barclays, on why the ongoing global disruption means that female founders need support more than ever.

How FinTechs can play a role in Green Finance

How to attract more women to tech

Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon, CEO and Co-founder of Stemettes, on what needs to be done to encourage more women into tech careers.

Rise creates the ultimate conditions for innovation and growth in financial services

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

We do this by operating FinTech workspaces around the world, with a virtual community, where cutting-edge startups and scale-ups can connect, create and scale their businesses, backed by Barclays' global network of industry experts, mentors, investors and partners.

Global workspaces

Rise London

Rise London

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

Rise Mumbai

Rise Mumbai

Located at the heart of Mumbai's FinTech district.

Rise New York

Rise New York

Located at the heart of New York's Silicon Alley, near the Flatiron.

Featured content

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.

Rise FinTech Podcast

Rise FinTech podcast

Nicky Goulimis, COO at Nova Credit, talks financial inclusion with Kester Keating

In our second podcast recorded remotely in New York, Kester chats with Nicky Goulimis, Co-founder and COO of Nova Credit. In a wide ranging and highly informative podcast, Nicky and Kester chat through the credit history situation in the US, the use of alternative data in underwriting, and how lenders are using data to drive financial inclusion.

Rise FinTech Insights 

Rise FinTech Insights report

Rise FinTech Insights report, October 2020 edition

This edition of Rise FinTech Insights focuses on diversity within FinTech.

Building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive environment are at the heart of Barclays’ values: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. We are a better, stronger and more successful organisation as a result of it. 

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