Rise London closed until further notice
Following official guidance from the UK Government on 23 March, our Rise London building is now closed until further notice.
Please visit our dedicated COVID-19 page for further details.
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
Applications are now open for the 2020 New York Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars. It is an intensive 13-week programme designed to fast-track the next generation of FinTech businesses, while also bringing innovation and application opportunities to Barclays.
We're looking for a diverse group of companies who are pushing innovation across the financial services industry. From cyber security and artificial intelligence through to wealth management, investment banking, big data and cryptocurrency - any area of FinTech will be considered.
Rise, created by Barclays, a global network of cutting-edge FinTech workspaces, and OpenFin, the operating system that powers financial desktops, are partnering to support the next generation of Corporate Investment Banking FinTech companies. The partnership will combine the benefits of the OpenFin Operating System and the Rise ecosystem to find efficiencies for businesses and drive the financial services industry forward.
The Competition: Barclays and OpenFin are offering a unique opportunity to win a £20,000 cash prize that could take your business to the next level. We are seeking the best technology companies based in EU/UK, focused on building the next generation of financial desktop applications to join the competition.
Do you think your company has what it takes to win? We welcome you to apply.
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.
And there's plenty more facilities available for you;
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.
FinTech Platform Lead
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.
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
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 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.