Rent-A-Center

Rent-A-Center’s FinTech Arm Acima Releases Digital Platform

by | Aug 4, 2021

Acima, the virtual lease-to-own (LTO) fintech arm of Plano-based Rent-A-Center, has released a “game changing” digital platform to help remove transaction barriers between underserved customers and retailers.

The new Acima mobile app puts Acima’s entire LTO network in a consumer’s hands via their handheld device.

The Acima Marketplace is an online shopping platform that connects shoppers to a long list of retailers....

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DallasCIO Names 37 Finalists for 2021 CIO of the Year ‘ORBIE’ Awards
by | Nov 6, 2020
Dallas CIO of the Year finalists were tapped for excellence in technology leadership in seven categories: corporate, public sector, healthcare, enterprise, large enterprise, global, and super global. A virtual event will be held on February 26.
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Vice President chief Caris Jacobs
DI People: Jacobs, Caris Life Sciences, Infogroup, and One Network Enterprises Make Leadership Moves
by | Feb 11, 2020
In this weekly roundup of leadership and executive moves by companies and organizations in North Texas, you’ll also find news from AspireHR, Rent-A-Center, Jones|Carter, and Kane Russell Coleman Logan.
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Follow the Money: Rent-A-Center Nabs $19M Investment, Playful Studios Receives $23M; ReadyRosie Acquired
by | Sep 5, 2019
In this weekly roundup of funding, merger, and acquisition activity involving companies in North Texas, you’ll also find news from ACIS, TPG, HM Capital, and Fleco Industries.
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Follow the Money: OncoNano Series A Funding Reaches $35.4M; ECi Acquires UK Software Reseller

by | Jul 18, 2019
You’ll find news about more than $6.4B in deals. Trive Capital, Cresco Capital Partners, Prologis, WatchGuard, Rent-A-Center, Comstock Resources, Covey Park Energy, Interstate Restoration, and Temperature Control Systems also are included in this roundup of funding, merger, and acquisition activity in North Texas.
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Follow the Money: CoinFlip Gets Seed Funding, Goff Seeks $350M for Fund; Match Buys 51% of Hinge
by | Jun 21, 2018
From a points and benefits platform, to real estate funds, and rent-to-own company, here's a look at recent funding and acquisitions involving companies and firms with North Texas ties.
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