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After a little downtime, we cannot wait to go again. We are incredibly excited to announce that applications are now open for the third class of the Barclays Accelerator, Powered by Techstars in London!

We are looking for the next generation of game changing FinTech startups to take their businesses to the next level. Selected companies will have 3 months of world class mentorship from two exceptional networks, the chance to pursue and fast-track partnerships within Barclays, and up to $120k in funding from Techstars.

We are extremely proud of awesome alumni who have been hitting the headlines since leaving the accelerator (see below) – indeed 70% of the companies from the last class signed a deal within the 13 weeks of the programme to explore opportunities within Barclays.

If you are a startup working in machine learning, lending, digital banking solutions, trading, cyber security, data analytics, payments, cryptocurrency, insurance, wealth management and beyond – apply here before 11th October and join us for an incredible journey. If you would like to find out more, please visit our website, our blog, or get in touch.

Dopay Banks $2M to Launch A Cloud Payroll Service for The Unbanked | TechCrunch

Financial Wellbeing Startup Squirrel Wins Pitch@Palace | Wired

Magnificent: Barclays and Safello to co-create a Bitcoin Platform | Bitcoin News Service

Post-Quantum Encryption No Longer a Laughing Matter | TechCrunch

Jess Williamson
Jess Williamson is the Global Program Director for Barclays Accelerator Powered by Techstars, which now runs fintech programs across London, New York, Tel Aviv and Cape Town. Previously, Jess was the co-founder of StartupCafe, and involved in product launches for startups TenBu Technologies (nio) & PWB Health. @JessInBlue