Our accelerator programme develops startup banking and insurance technology with the decision makers that matter.

We are a London based accelerator and mentorship programme uniting top European Fintech and Insurtech startups with global financial services institutions. The FinTech Innovation Lab has been developed to help startups refine and test their proposition with the support of the world’s leading financial firms. Spend 12 weeks in London meeting top execs and decision makers at our partner financial services firms. There will also be mentoring around a variety of startup challenges including legal, pitching and running proof of concepts in financial organisations. We currently have 17 financial services partner organisations on board, but that number increases year on year.

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Our Latest Thinking

Venture capitalists, private equity firms, corporates and a number of other players have poured an unprecedented amount of money into global financial Fintech startups. Our latest report analyses the latest global Fintech trends, discusses the challenges and opportunities that Fintech companies pose for banks, and looks at how the Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Alibaba (GAFAA) are redefining the landscape and the pervasiveness of technology platforms. Read it here.

The FinTech Innovation Lab London brings together disruptive innovators, corporates, resources and support networks to accelerate the speed of innovation and is an important initiative to help shape the future of our industry.

Ashok Vaswani

CEO, Personal and Corporate Banking, Barclays