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Barclays plc: Fintech Ecosystem

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  • 15 Pages
  • October 2018
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 4667238
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Barclays plc: Fintech Ecosystem


Barclays has collaborated with fintech start-ups, technology partners, and software developers in a mutually beneficial way in order to launch disruptive digital products that transform its traditional business models.

Since 2012, Barclays has launched several banking apps to extend its services into the mobile payments market. In 2013, Barclays launched the first bank-backed fintech accelerator program in partnership with Techstars. Following the success of the program it launched an umbrella program named Rise in 2016.

Barclays has signed partnerships with several technology firms in order to take advantage of their technology and mitigate risks. It also signed a strategic partnership with PayPal to enhance the digital payment experience for their customers.

The report provides information and insights into Barclays plc's fintech activities, including -
  • Insights of its fintech strategies

  • Overview of in-house fintech product launches covering technology, application, and key statistics

  • Insights on key investments including details on company and its business description

  • Details of various accelerator programs, and partnerships

  • In May 2015, Barclays launched a £100m start-up investment fund for UK fintechs.

  • Since 2013, Barclays has organized over 10 in-house accelerator programs and accelerated more than 140 fintech start-ups.

  • Barclays’ investments are mainly focused on start-ups that leverage cloud computing and analytics technologies.

Reasons to Buy
  • Gain insights into Barclays plc’s fintech operations.

  • Gain insights into its fintech strategy and investment portfolio.

  • Gain insights into various product launches, investments and partnership strategies of Barclays plc.

Table of Contents

1. Key Facts 2017

2. Fintech Strategy
a) Product Launches
b) Investment Division
c) Accelerator Programs
d) Partnerships

3. Investor-Partner Network Map

4. Innovation Initiatives

5. Appendix

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • R3

  • Symphony

  • Digital Reasoning

  • PayPal

  • Simudyne