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We are thrilled to unveil the nine companies that will be joining the 2017 Barclays Accelerator, Powered by Techstars in NYC. Over the next three months the companies will continue their ascent, redefining financial services as we know it. The class will forge new trails in FinTech by working closely with our partner, Barclays along with numerous other industry leaders.

Companies will refine and test their business models while leveraging a hand-selected group of over 150 FinTech mentors. As the third program in New York, we’re fortunate to have many of our 2015 and 2016 alumni on the ground as well. We’re grateful for the support from our mentors and alumni over the last couple of years and your continued time and guidance. We couldn’t do it without you.

This year’s class continues to affirm New York City as the undisputed FinTech capital of the world. Without further ado, here are the companies of the Barclays Accelerator, Powered by Techstars in NYC:

7 Chord: Machine Learning for credit trading.

Bank Novo: Simple Bank + AI for SMBs.

Cogni: Banking services for the shared and freelancer economy.

Dwell City: Invest in the best real estate, and receive guaranteed returns.

Pathspark: The future of work is bright. Let us make it work for you.

Qanta: AI-driven agent that automates significant parts of the mortgage taking process.

Sigma Ratings: World’s first non-credit rating agency.

Sprout Wisely: AI-enabled investing marketplace for infrastructure assets that matter.

SynSwap: The future of OTC derivatives processing.



Jon Zanoff Jon Zanoff
Jon Zanoff is the managing director of Barclays Accelerator, Powered by Techstars in NYC. Often dubbed the “Mayor of Fintech,” Zanoff has spent 15 years galvanizing the Fintech community in the States. Previously, he was the EIR for the Barclays NYC program.