Tagged: lloyds

Rainmaking Colab Tackles “Accelerator Fatigue” with New Model for Mature Fintechs

Rainmaking Colab, created by the founders of Rainmaking and Startupbootcamp Fintech, are launching a new innovation program designed to help industry incumbents address real business problems. While recognizing the importance of Fintech startups, Rainmaking Colab seeks to aid more mature Fintech operations. Rainmaking Colab is supported… Read More

Lloyds Banking Group & Innovate Finance Partner on Fintech Mentoring Program

Lloyds Banking Group launched a Fintech mentoring program last year. At that time, Innovate Finance helped to identify suitable start-ups to benefit from the program. The Fintech start-ups benefit from knowledge sharing of experienced Lloyds Banking Group colleagues to aid their development in the financial… Read More

Lloyds: Low Interest Rates & Fintech are the Most Important Trends that Will Shape Banking Over the Next 10 years

Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Lloyds Banking Group Chief Executive Officer Antonio Horta-Osorio made the statement that “low-interest rates and fintech are the most important trends that will shape banking over the next 10 years.” The pronouncement comes as Lloyds has been enduring… Read More

Lloyds Bank Looks to Hire “Head of Fintech Discovery”

Everybody is doing it. Lloyds Banking Group, the august financial services firm and banking group with a heritage that dates back to 1765, is on the hunt for Fintech guru to help it manage and navigate the universe of Fintech. On their Careers page, Lloyds… Read More

Sign of the Times: Lloyds Closes Branches, Slashes Jobs

Lloyds Bank, an over 250-year-old institution with a storied past is struggling with the future. The august financial institution released Q2 results today as management explained that following the EU referendum results the UK economy is uncertain. Brexit and the swirling negotiations are expected to… Read More

British Business Bank Launches “Help to Grow” Program to Boost UK SMEs

The British Prime Minister announced the “Help to Grow” program in February 2015. In the most recent budget statement, the Chancellor boosted the commitment from £100 million to £200 million. Today the program, managed by the British Business Bank, is announcing Lloyd’s Banking Group for… Read More

Brief: Lloyds Grows Fintech Presence With New Position For ‘Head Of Fintech Discovery’

It seems that British banking and retail leader Lloyds has continued turning toward the sun and is receiving excellent care–the industry favorite is growing its fintech presence. Lloyds recently announced a new position at the company, head of fintech discovery, and has recruited Han Veldwijk, who formerly held a… Read More

Lemonade: World’s First Peer-to-Peer Insurance Platform Receives Backing from Lloyds & Berkshire Hathaway

Lemonade, a peer to peer insurance platform that seeks to address the profound shortcomings of the multi-trillion dollar insurance industry now has some prominent names backing the young company.  Announced today, Lemonade has now received the support of “top tier” global reinsurance partners including Berkshire… Read More

RateSetter Boosts Management Team with Two New Hires

As the RateSetter peer to peer lending platform grows, so must the team that manages their dramatic growth. RateSetter, UK’s largest P2P lending platform (according to monthly volume) has announced two new hires: John Battersby will take the position of Head of Communications which also… Read More

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