About the Accelerator
An intensive 13-week programme designed to accelerate your startup.
Why you should apply
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. For more details please read our FAQs.
Introductions and guidance from key decision makers at Barclays, who are looking for innovative solutions
Mentoring from leading entrepreneurs and FinTech industry experts
Up to $120,000 investment from Techstars (depending on location), as well as other corporate perks
Access to technical expertise in a dynamic and collaborative community working space with cutting-edge resources
The opportunity to pitch your business to the influential tech community
Lifetime membership of the prestigious Techstars alumni community
We're a mentor-driven programme with industry experts working closely with our startups to help them accelerate over the course of the programme, and beyond.
Please apply if you have:
A startup with capability in machine learning, lending, digital banking solutions, trading, cyber security, data analytics, payments, cryptocurrency, insurance, wealth management and beyond!
A great team, with business and technical capabilities from anywhere in the world
A commitment to develop your startup and be based full-time at our accelerator sites for the 13 week programme
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