Divido named among ‘Hottest Fintech Startups’ in Computerworld list
Written by Content Team
LONDON – Thursday 9th July, 2020: Divido, the leading, global whitelabel platform for retail finance, has been selected by INV Fintech, in collaboration with Fiserv, to take part in their lauded cultivation programme to help supercharge regional financial institutions with new tools and services to defend and grow their lending volumes in retail finance.
The nod from the well-regarded ‘voice of business technology’ calls out Divido’s business growth and the flexibility offered by the platform to deliver a variety of payment options to customers, through retail finance, connecting the trinity of lenders, merchants and consumers, on and offline.
The recognition comes amid a cluster of accolades and commendations from the technology community for the payments firm, including appearing on Seedtable’s 111 London Startups to Watch in 2020 list and an invitation to join INV Fintech’s cultivation programme, in the past month.
For Divido to be ranked among its peers by such a well-respected publication as Computerworld is really exciting for us as a brand and leader in the payments arena.
Christer Holloman, CEO, Divido
Christer Holloman, CEO and Founder, Divido, said: ‘For Divido to be ranked among its peers by such a well-respected publication as Computerworld is really exciting for us as a brand and leader in the payments arena.
‘It’s good to see such a variety of businesses solving such a variety of problems; transforming the state of play and challenging the status quo.’
Research from Innovate Finance found that the UK fintech sector attracted a record $4.9 billion investment in 2019, superseding the $3.6 billion raised in 2018. This places the UK as the second largest fintech ecosystem in the world after the US, based on venture capital investment.
Computerworld focuses on empowering enterprise users and their managers, helping them create business advantage by skillfully exploiting today’s abundantly powerful web, mobile, and desktop applications. Computerworld also offers guidance to IT managers tasked with optimizing client systems—and helps businesses revolutionize the customer and employee experience with new collaboration platforms.
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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