For those interested, overview of the Barclays Fintech cohort
Fintech is an incredibly diverse world — something that is borne out by the rich variety of the start-ups that are to receive a helping hand from Barclays in its latest accelerator programme. Encompassing everything from cyber security to a new bond marketplace and a bitcoin exchange, the 10 companies will receive mentoring from Barclays executives, free office space and $20,000 in seed funding from technology accelerator Techstars over the next three months. Here’s a full rundown of the 10 firms in the programme which kicked off yesterday: Origin, which has developed a new bond market place for large corporations and institutional investors aimed at facilitating direct debt and bond issuance. Safello, a Europe-focused bitcoin exchange with plans to expand into payments. etc.