Startup Highway & Barclays Accelerator powered by Techstars - Joint Event!
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EET)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join us for a great evening with Startup Highway and Techstars, hearing the latest on both programs and how Barclays is getting massively involved.
Startup Highway, Vilnius, Lithuania - StartupHighway is a Baltic-based mentor-driven accelerator. StartupHighway started its activities in 2011 and so far, has invested in 15 companies, many of which have successfully raised additional funding. Application deadline 1 March. http://startuphighway.com/
Barclays FinTech Accelerator Powered by Techstars, London, UK - If you are building a startup around anything that touches the finance space, from payments to security & authentication to banking and wealth management, we want to talk to you! Barclays and Techstars have joined forces to launch a startup accelerator dedicated to FinTech. The 15 week programme will be based in London, and with the resources of both a world leading bank and top startup accelerator, it will offer unprecedented access for 10 FinTech teams - Application deadline 31 March. http://barclaysaccelerator.com/
We will be hosting the event at Startup Highway, with Barclays IT specialists joining and Techstars flying in. Pizza, beer and soft drinks will be provided for everyone.
We will also have an Alumni Panel so you can hear about the full experience of going through an accelerator, and stories from the front lines. If you are interested in Startup Highway in Vilnius or Barclays FinTech Accelerator in London, then come talk with us. You don't have to complete an application to attend.
Or if you have completed your application, then of course attend and let us know who your company is. We'd be happy to speak with you and answer any questions.
This is going to be an awesome event. Trust us. See you there!
6:30 PM - Doors Open for Pizza & Drinks
7:00 PM - Welcome from Rokas Tamosiun, Startup Highway
7:05 PM - Rokas Tamosiun, Managing Director talks about Startup Highway
7:15 PM - Greg Rogers, Managing Director Techstars talks about Barclays FinTech Accelerator
7:25 PM - Barclays talks about the Future of FinTech and why Barclays is getting involved
7:35 PM - Alumni Panel, Q&A
8:00 PM - Networking and drinks with Startup Highway, Barclays and Techstars
9:00 PM - Event Ends