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New York accelerator

New York

Barclays Accelerator

The Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars, is helping startups take their businesses to the next level and transform the world

Programme overview

Our 13-week programme provides companies with a wide range of resources. We have an extensive group of mentors hand-picked from some of the world's leading talent, including influential Barclays executives and the powerful Techstars global network. And it’s all happening in the heart of NYC.

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.

Due to COVID-19, we will be having virtual office hours for FinTech founders. You can view our virtual office hours schedule and sign up by filling out this form. We will reach out to the selected teams with a specific location and time.

You can also learn more about our programme through our Ask Me Anything (AMA) webinars. To access recordings of our past AMAs, please use the links below:

Applications are now closed for 2021 New York

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New York 2021 Programme milestones

If you're working on something that can transform financial services, anywhere in the world, we'd love to hear from you.

Applications open

Applications deadline

Programme begins

Demo Day

17th February 2020    

27th September 2020

25th January 2021

22nd April 2021

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Rise New York

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

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

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

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