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Calling all FinTech founders!!

We’ve opened applications for our 2018 FinTech program, the Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars in New York. The application deadline is May 13th. Apply now!

After investing in over a hundred amazing FinTech companies, the Barclays Accelerator has never been stronger. Every entrepreneur learns that if you build it they won’t come. However, when leveraging the support of the global Techstars network and the deep expertise and distribution channels of Barclays, chances for success can skyrocket.

Our most recent class was the most diverse group of founders we’ve ever had and so it comes as no surprise that they were one of the strongest we’ve ever had. This year, we’re once again taking a wide view of FinTech to include enterprise technologies that help scale and reduce risk. We’re excited about nascent technologies such as machine learning, natural language processing, and blockchain that continue to represent tremendous opportunities for innovation.

Starting in March, we’ll be hosting a series of webinars, office hours, and AMA sessions to get to know the community and provide information on Techstars’ approach to entrepreneurship.

Do you have questions about the program and what we look for?

Register here for an upcoming interactive webinar & AMA session to learn more:

Request Office Hours if you want to meet us one on one, receive mentoring and advice on your startup, business model and product.  If we’re not coming to a city near you you can always select a virtual meeting when applying.

Office Hours

  • Boston, USA | March 10
  • San Francisco, USA | March 14
  • District of Columbia | March 23
  • Toronto, Canada | March 26
  • Vancouver, Canada | April 3-5
  • Chicago, USA | April 4
  • Indianapolis, USA | April 7
  • San Francisco, USA | April 9-11
  • Boston, USA | April 12
  • New York, USA | April 16
  • Charlotte, USA | April 20
  • Los Angeles | April 24
  • New York, USA | May 1
  • Dublin, Ireland | May 3
  • Atlanta, USA | May 8-9
  • Virtual Meetings | Anytime!


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.