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.

Barclays New Frontiers 2019

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.

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.

InsurTech NY: War Stories Working with InsurTech Startups
Rise New York

InsurTech NY: War Stories Working with InsurTech Startups

Thursday 5 December

Working with InsurTech startups has quickly become the mantra of insurance innovation leaders and forward-thinking business units. However, it goes without saying - how do you do it?

Hear war stories from InsurTechs and insurance carriers with experience working on these projects. Panelists from insurers and InsurTechs will discuss how to make it through the process and what happens after a successful POC.

FunTech Comedy Night
Rise London

FunTech Comedy Night

Tuesday 3 December 2019

The evening will be hosted by Julia Streets, founder & CEO of Streets Consulting and host of DiverCity Podcast. As a stand-up comedian herself, Julia has gigged at the Edinburgh Fringe and London's iconic Comedy Store, and will be introducing a great new lineup of comedians on the night. We'll be revealing names in due course!

The last #FunTech Comedy Night was heavily oversubscribed, so grab your ticket while you can!

Rise Presents: Tech Talent and FinTech Revolution
Rise Mumbai

Rise Presents: Tech Talent and FinTech Revolution

Thursday 5 December 2019

Rise Mumbai is delighted to announce the next Rise Presents Event on “Tech Talent and FinTech Revolution” on 05 December.

Rise Refresh: UX and FinTech
Rise Tel Aviv

Rise Refresh: UX and FinTech

Tuesday 3 December 2019

Rise Tel Aviv is thrilled to invite you to a workshop about UX/UI for FinTech with a special guest speaker - Code & Pepper coming from London!

Is something extra special required for a User Experience in FinTech products? How to practically address UX challenges in finance-related applications? What tools and methods can be used to measure and optimize UX in your solution?

If you are looking for answers to those questions then join us at Rise to see how you could approach FinTech-common UX challenges from practical perspective.

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