Barclays Eagle Labs



Our mission summary

Eagle Labs are a community resource available for everybody. Whether you’re an inventor, an innovator or a mentor, our spaces are conducive to nurturing and growing your idea with support from Barclays and our network.

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What we've achieved in the last 12 months

  • Client Onboarding Success: Onboarded and currently supporting seven new clients through the Eagle labs proposition, fostering growth and innovation within the community. We’ve also connected out clients with industry experts, fostering valuable mentorship and networking opportunities.
  • Political Engagement: Garnered interest from MPs with four visits in the past year, highlighting the Lab's influence and importance in the local and regional context.
  • Enhanced Tenant Engagement: Facilitated connections between tenants and the sponsorship and brand team, leading to mutually beneficial relationships and increased visibility.
  • Pitching for Demo Directory: Guided and supported seven clients from Leicester to canary to pitch their businesses to angel investors, offering exposure and opportunities in successfully pitching for inclusion in the Eagle Labd Demo Directory, providing exposure to potential investors and partners.
  • Diverse Event Line-up: Organised a total of 18 events over the past year, fostering knowledge sharing, collaboration, and community building among entrepreneurs, innovators, and stakeholders.


Benefits to your business

  • Support for start ups
    • Supplying physical co-working spaces across the UK as well as virtual support through remote access to mentoring, specialized guidance, advantageous deals, and a collaborative peer community to foster growth.
  • Scaling up your business
    • Offering specialized mentoring for growth, investor connections through the Demo Directory for capital raising, and a Global Connect program led by Silicon Valley experts to assist businesses expanding internationally, especially in the United States.
  • Corporates
    • Enhance your understanding of innovation and emerging technologies, fostering collaborations with innovators; facilitated through industry-focused programs which help  bridge the startup-corporate gap and extend to connecting larger businesses with innovators.