Standard Bank is one of South Africa’s big four banks. It also operates in 32 countries, including 20 in Africa. Banking has been impacted by changes in technology and software. The FinTech space has become hot, with several great startups emerging. Tendayi helped Standard Bank develop and implement a lean innovation process that is based on Lean Startup and Agile principles. Traditionally investment in innovation has involved long business cases and long product development cycles. Tendayi’s work aimed to increase the speed of innovation by bringing it closer to customers and using experimentation and iterative methods. He coached and trained teams on how to use lean startup tools and methods. He also helped the bank redesign its investment and portfolio management processes.