Lloyds partners startups peddling bill payments tech and AI

Lloyds Banking Group is to test-drive technology presented by two of the ten companies participating in this year’s Startupbootcamp demo day in London. Lloyds has been a founding partner of the London programme since its inception three years ago. This year, two members of Lloyds’ staff were seconded to firms participating in the three-month accelerator programme as ‘executives in residence’. Jehangir Byramji, senior innovation manager and fintech lead at Lloyds, says: “The Group sees huge value in startup accelerators that are working with a tailored group of corporate partners. With this goal in mind, the startups and the partners learns from each other and amongst themselves to foster collaborative working, allowing for better experimentation and proposition development.” Read more: finextra.com