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Rise London

Rise London

The best FinTech space in Europe

Welcome to Rise London

Rise, created by Barclays, is a global community of the world's top innovators working together to create the future of financial services.

Rise operates FinTech hubs around the world, where cutting-edge startups and scaleups can connect, create and scale their businesses, backed by our Barclays' global network of industry experts, mentors, investors and partners.

Get unparalleled access to mentorship, insights, guidance and world-class facilities to accelerate your business, right in the heart of Shoreditch at Rise London.

What's happening at Rise London

FunTech Comedy Night
Tuesday 3 December 2019

FunTech Comedy Night

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 Refresh: Practical advice on business plans and forecasts
Wednesday 4 December 2019

Rise Refresh: Practical advice on business plans and forecasts

Practical advice on business plans and forecast.

This will be presented by Simon Michaels, CEO of HWF Business Solutions and Helen James – Corporate Finance Partner.

  • What is a business plan? 
  • Why should you have one? 
  • Key messages for a business plan 
  • Main contents 
  • Importance of financial information and forecasts 
  • What if you don’t achieve your plan? 
  • Conclusion - write a good business plan (and we can help get it right)
Rise Presents : FinTech trends of 2019 – Big influencer to moderate
Tuesday 10 December 2019

Rise Presents: FinTech trends of 2019

Join Rise London for our Flagship event series Expert panellists in a 45 minute discussion on the subject, including benefits, challenges and where the UK stands in comparison to other nations.

We will also delve into what the future holds and take questions from the audience. Following the conclusion of the discussion there will be a 30 minute networking session with tea, coffee and snacks.

Come and enjoy the discussion!

If you're interested in hosting your event in our space at Rise London, get in touch with us for details of availability and cost.

Workspaces at Rise London

If you're looking for a workspace for your FinTech in London, there's nowhere better than Rise London.

What you need - when you need it. And only five minutes from Old Street tube station. 

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Rise London Workspace

Private office

  • Premium seating
  • Soundproof office
  • Access to all facilities
Hot desk
Rise London Workspace

Private desk

  • Premium seating
  • Space for branding
  • Access to all facilities

And there's plenty more facilities available for you;

 Accelerator space
 
 Auditorium
 
 Bike shed
 
 Cafe
 
 
 Disabled access
 
 Kitchen
 
 Live streaming
 
 Lockers
 Meeting rooms
 
 Member benefits
 
 Onsite team
 
 Phone booths
 Podcast room
 
 Printing
 
 Showers
 
 Tea/coffee

Meet the Rise London team

We're here to help you connect to mentors and talent, and provide access to global corporations and capital to help your business grow.

Magdalena Kron, Head of Rise London
FinTech Platform Lead

Magdalena Krön

Rise Global FinTech Platform Director and shortlisted for the Champion for Women Award, Magda is in charge of one of Europe’s largest FinTech hubs and is building a network of the most transformative technologies in financial services today. 

Tony Margiotta, General Manager
General Manager

Tony Margiotta

A keen life mentor, business advisor and connector within the London ecosystem with a diverse database of individuals in leading-edge markets.

A Londoner, introducer, motivator, early adopter and Commando trained. Being ex-military helps with being calm in a crisis and reacting to fast-changing events.

Programmes at Rise London

Supporting innovation and growth by bringing you and acknowledged experts together

Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars
Rise Programmes

Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars

Apply for the 2020 London Accelerator

An intensive 13-week programme designed to accelerate your startup. 

As well as getting unprecedented access to our network and knowledge base, successful applicants will also gain invaluable insights from some of the smartest minds in the startup and FinTech worlds.

Unreasonable Impact
Rise Programmes

Unreasonable Impact

Unreasonable Group and Barclays have built Unreasonable Impact to support companies positioned to create 500+ jobs each over the next five years.

Unreasonable Impact will become an R&D engine, helping address the global unemployment crisis by scaling up entrepreneurs worldwide.

Where to find Rise London

Rise London is located in Shoreditch, right at the heart of London's FinTech scene.

41 Luke Street, Shoreditch, LONDON, EC2A 4DP

By tube: Old Street station (5 minutes), Shoreditch High Street (10 minutes), Liverpool Street (10 minutes).

By bus: The 135, 205 and 47 all head to Curtain Road.

By foot: We're located on the corner of Mark Street and Luke Street.

Rise is the Home of FinTech

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