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I am excited to announce that we have opened applications for the second Barclays Techstars Accelerator class in NYC!

Start your application right here for our Summer 2016 class.

Fintech is arguably one of the hottest areas in tech right now and we’re excited to be in the thick of it, at our accelerator space Rise NYC. Many disagree on exactly what technologies or business models fit in the category of fintech. To us, if a business can disrupt or innovate a financial services company in any way, we are interested.

From payments to lending, security to blockchain, capital markets to data and analytics, the opportunity to partner with a top tier bank like Barclays is incredibly impactful.

Don’t take our word for it, hear from a few of our founders themselves at our recent demo day: Liveoak, Chainalysis, Rangeforce and Seeds.

To learn more about the upcoming NYC program, attend one of our information sessions or apply for office hours:

Meet Techstars in Person:

Open NYC Office Hours
April 7 San Diego Office Hours
April 11 San Francisco Office Hours at Lendit
April 18 NYC Meet the Team Happy Hour

Catch us Online:

Open Virtual Office Hours
April 6 12:00pm ET Webinar Registration

Key Dates:

  • Applications Close – April 20th
  • Program Begins – June 20th

Apply here to be part of the Barclays Techstars Accelerator in NYC


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Jenny Fielding
Managing Director at Techstars, where she leads both the FinTech and Internet of Things Accelerators in NYC. Prior to joining Techstars, Jenny headed up a corporate venture and digital innovation group at BBC Worldwide where she made strategic investments and led business development deals. @jefielding