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Why Rise

Our Vision

The mindset of a startup, the expertise of a bank

Rise, Barclays' global FinTech platform, creates the ultimate conditions for innovation and growth in financial services. 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.

100+ new prototypes created each year.
£50m new investment raised each year.
150+ companies are Rise community members.
60+ deals signed between Barclays and startups each year through Rise.

Today we have over 150 FinTech companies who call Rise home, and a virtual community of over 7,500 members. With access to a huge range of change makers in the industry, our mission is to better connect technology, talent and trends from our network to accelerate innovation and growth for Barclays, startups and corporates.

Why Rise for FinTech founders
why rise for

FinTech founders

Be surrounded by your own kind

Everyone working from our offices is involved in FinTech. So you can grow, develop and learn from each other.

Why Rise for Barclays Client and Partner network
why rise for

Partners and clients

Get involved with new opportunities

Our Rise community is waiting to help you discover new opportunities for growth.

Why Rise for Investors
why rise for

FinTech investors

Spot new opportunities for growth

Invest, mentor and partner with some of the leading FinTech scaleups.

Why Rise for FinTech enthusiasts
why rise for

FinTech enthusiasts

Get a glimpse of what lies ahead

We host events covering a wide range of FinTech topics that keep you informed and entertained.

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Rise is the Home of FinTech