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FinTech North partners with Rise, created by Barclays, to strengthen support for FinTech start-ups and scale-ups

FinTech North is delighted to announce global FinTech incubator and accelerator for cutting-edge start-ups and scale-ups, Rise, created by Barclays as partners in 2024.

Rise, created by Barclays is an innovative platform that offers start-ups and scale-ups access to a global network of mentors, investors, and corporate partners, as well as providing state-of-the-art facilities and resources to accelerate their growth journey. Through Rise, entrepreneurs gain valuable insights, mentorship, and support, enabling them to navigate the intricacies of building a FinTech and to scale their businesses effectively.

FinTech North and Rise, created by Barclays share an aligned commitment to driving positive change in the Northern FinTech ecosystem. By joining forces, both organisations will aim to leverage their expertise, networks, and resources to provide unparalleled support to FinTech start-ups and scale-ups, catalysing growth and innovation within the FinTech sector in the North of England.

We can’t wait to work with Rise, created by Barclays throughout the next year as an annual partner, and as brand sponsors of our Manchester Conference 2024 and our highly anticipated two-day FinTech summit in York later this year. FinTech North and Rise, created by Barclays will also co-curate an event at their state-of-the-art Radbroke Technology Campus.

Joe Roche, General Manager, FinTech North said:

“We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Rise, created by Barclays, as we believe it will significantly benefit the FinTech start-ups and scale-ups in the North’s vibrant ecosystem. By combining our strengths, expertise and resources, we can’t wait to provide unparalleled support to those FinTech start-ups and scale-ups and continue to foster innovation.”

Clare Whitehead, FinTech and Open Innovation Lead, Rise, created by Barclays said:

“We’re so excited to embark on our partnership with FinTech North. Together, we are poised to fuel FinTech innovation and nurture the North of England’s impressive FinTech start-ups and scale-ups.”

To find out more about Rise, created by Barclays, click here.

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