Best Use of IT for Lending gong in sight as Divido shortlisted for Banking Tech Awards

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LONDON – Wednesday 20th October, 2020: Divido, the leading, global white-label platform for retail finance, has been named on the shortlist for the prestigious Best Use of IT for Lending Award at this year’s Banking Tech Awards.


The award recognises standout technology in the lending space that has driven significant benefits to both the end-user and the organisation, whilst demonstrating increased efficiency, competitiveness and commercial viability.


In addition, Divido CEO Christer Holloman has been singled out, personally, on the shortlist for Diversity and Inclusion Excellence for his initiative Fintech Finishers. The enterprise brings together members of the most successful fintechs, the investors backing them and the enterprise clients they work with to complete endurance races together in support of diversity and associated charities.


Holloman explained: ‘This year has been a great year for Divido as we continue on our journey to transform retail finance from the inside, driving innovation in the sector for our customers through our proven technology and industry expertise.


‘And to be recognised among my peers for my work to raise awareness, inspire action and create accountability for more workplace diversity in the fintech industry through Fintech Finishers is the icing on the cake and a huge honour. Thank you to the judges and organisers of the Banking Tech Awards for supporting this.’


The global awards programme recognises technological excellence and innovation in the financial services space, along with the individuals who drive that innovation forward.


The award winners will be announced at a virtual ceremony to be held on Thursday 3rd December, 2020.

About Banking Tech Awards

Now in their 21st year, the Banking Technology Awards recognise excellence and innovation in the use of IT in financial services worldwide, and the people who make it happen.


This year’s ceremony will be broadcast online on 03 December 2020. We will soon be announcing who our celebrity host for the ceremony will be.


The Banking Tech Awards are owned and produced by FinTech Futures, the definitive source of news and analysis of the global fintech sector.




About Fintech Finishers

Fintech Finishers brings together the leaders from the most successful fintechs, the investors backing them and the enterprise clients they work with to complete endurance races together in support of diversity and inclusivity, and the charities associated with those causes.




About Divido

Divido is the world’s retail-finance platform of choice seamlessly connecting financial institutions, retailers and consumers to offer flexible payments at the point of sale.


Divido enables financial institutions to maximise retail finance revenue through rapid deployment of its advanced white-label platform.


Lenders and payment providers licensing Divido’s technology can expand their loan portfolios and grow transaction revenue. Over 1,000 partners work with Divido including Nordea Finance, BNP Paribas, BMW, Mastercard and Shopify.

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