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  • Barclays keeps an eye on the future of finance
  • Barclays keeps an eye on the future of finance
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Barclays keeps an eye on the future of finance

In the centre of New York, an 11,000 square foot open-plan space accommodates a plethora of young professionals who talk, laugh and work with their heads together over laptops. This is Rise, the latest space Barclays has opened in which to incubate the most innovative of fintech start-ups.

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