Mike Grimaldi, Head of EMEA Technology at Goldman Sachs said: “This is a really exciting group of innovative technology entrepreneurs that have been chosen. It is these types of companies, with the right support, that have the potential to significantly impact the future growth and development of the financial services industry in Europe."“This is a fantastic opportunity for technology start-ups and the financial services industry to work together. Promoting and supporting innovation is fundamental to the whole financial services ecosystem and the FinTech Innovation Lab provides an accelerator for everyone to engage and participate,” said Andrew Sargison, Managing Director, Global Head of Investment Banking & Global Capital Markets Technology and Institutional Research Technology at Morgan Stanley. Paul Stoddart, Managing Director of Strategy & Business Development at VocaLink comments: “We are proud to be supporting the 2013 FinTech Innovation Lab London this year. It will be really exciting to see which of these fantastic technologies are able to gain the interest of investors and go on to become an integral part in the evolution of the financial services sector.” About Accenture Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 259,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$27.9 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2012. Its home page is www.accenture.com.