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The Barclays Accelerator Powered by Techstars is a three month intensive startup accelerator focused on innovations in financial services. This partnership between Barclays and Techstars brings two global networks together into one accelerator programme that offers entrepreneurs unprecedented access not only to a world leading bank but also to Techstars’ mentor and investor relationships across 13 locations.

With applications open to startups from anywhere in the world, 10 companies will ultimately be selected to move to Cape Town for our 13-week programme. The chosen startups will also be able to leverage our Barclays Techstars Accelerator programme offices in London, New York and Tel Aviv as we connect fintech powerhouses across the major finance capitals.

We are interested in all aspects of financial services, whether you are making an impact on payments, lending, financial inclusion, digital banking solutions, trading, cyber security, data analytics, machine learning, cryptocu...
The Barclays Accelerator Powered by Techstars is a three month intensive startup accelerator focused on innovations in financial services. This partnership between Barclays and Techstars brings two global networks together into one accelerator programme that offers entrepreneurs unprecedented access not only to a world leading bank but also to Techstars’ mentor and investor relationships across 13 locations.

With applications open to startups from anywhere in the world, 10 companies will ultimately be selected to move to Cape Town for our 13-week programme. The chosen startups will also be able to leverage our Barclays Techstars Accelerator programme offices in London, New York and Tel Aviv as we connect fintech powerhouses across the major finance capitals.

We are interested in all aspects of financial services, whether you are making an impact on payments, lending, financial inclusion, digital banking solutions, trading, cyber security, data analytics, machine learning, cryptocurrency, insurance, wealth management or beyond!

The Cape Town 2017 accelerator program will commence at RISE Cape Town on May 9th 2017. The program culminates on Demo Day on August 2nd, 2017.

Watch our webinar: www.youtube.com/watch

Watch our video for more info: player.videopath.com/iJfFbW7p

Get updates on our blog: www.techstars.com/programs/barclays-cape-town-program/

Follow us on twitter: @emilyskinstad and @yossihasson

For more information contact: emily.skinstad@techstars.com
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Gregg Cochran Director of Implementation, Techstars
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