Creative, unleashed.™

DIVINO GROUP

Marketing, PR and video consultancy

How we began

 

We're veteran brand marketing, mass media, video and PR pros with decades of experience at global agencies and press outlets. In 2014, we decided it was high time to break the mold and launch our own full-service creative services shop.  

Based in San Francisco 

Philosophy

 

We're driven by ideas and a powerful sense of curiosity. We are passionate partners who tirelessly bring you new ideas and strategic thinking. We roll up our sleeves alongside your team to get impactful results that make a difference. 

Our work

 

We create surround-sound campaigns and videos designed to truly move the needle for your business or cause. Together, we align on strategic goals, metrics and custom-build programs that meet or beat your high expectations and ours. 

Get in touch

 

Whether you're a startup, established brand or nonprofit, we'd love to hear from you. We offer a free consultation to discuss your business or cause and goals. Contact Chris Knight, our co-founder and creative director, at chris@divinogroup.net

Recent coverage and content: 

Click on framed client media hits, below,

and you'll be linked to the online stories. 

Forbes Feature Hit for Vittude - for DG

"The company started with the aim to broaden access to therapy with a B2C focus, but the greatest opportunity is around the enterprise side of the business."

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"Arena's founders managed to bootstrap their venture as much as possible, sleeping in their cars when necessary, being frugal and careful

with money." 

iFood guest post in VB re AI and Latam.p

"One area that's particularly ripe for AI innovation is the financial services sector that was hit hard, and then heavily regulated, after major bank crashes in the 1980s and 1990s."

Movile Forbes feature - for DG site 0720

"The rapid growth

of companies like Movile puts more mature organizations under considerable pressure to deliver

on their digital reinvention agendas, according to Bloisi." 

Creditas Fintech HIT - for DG site, 0720
RPev healthech hot spot - DG website hit
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In Loco news feature - DG website hit.pn

"Solving big problems for many people is the kind

of opportunity entrepreneurs and investors love. Like recent Brazilian investment booms focused on fintech innovation... there's been a recent explosion in health tech startups in Brazil. "

 

"As investors 

continue to move aggressively into Latin America's startup scene, there's one industry that seems to be drawing more attention than any others - financial services."

 

  

 

 

"At 89 years old, one is supposed to retire. But, San Francisco-based entrepreneur and philanthropist Maurice Kanbar (the creator of SKYY vodka) still has work to do."

 

  

 

 

"In Loco geotracks users by generating a location map that doesn't use GPS or beacons, and which it says is 30 times more accurate than GPS." 

 

 

"With Ayasdi,

we're able to work with datasets that contain upwards of 7,000 variables

and millions of data points to spot factors and

improve diagnosis and treatment methods."

 

"Aiqudo's working thesis is that voice assistants like Alexa are handicapping how useful they could be, particularly on phones, in the service of keeping the market on their terms." 

 

 

"Ayasdi uses AI

to gather and process large volumes of data without human interference. It then applies machine learning and algorithms to predict the future."  

 

 

"Creditas uses innovative credit scoring systems and borrowers' assets to offer loans charging one-fourth to one-half of what banks and rival domestic fintechs do." 

 

 

"The real magic of Silicon Valley and other successful tech startup ecosystems is the creation of an environment to congregate and   mix great minds

and talent together."

 

 

The Silicon Valley firm that helped Al Gore create a movement to curb climate change introduces strategy team to help leaders spark and sustain change.

Guest post by Chris Knight 

 

 

"San Francisco-based Xenio wants to use smart lighting to bring to life applications like the retail kiosk that recognizes Tom Cruise in the film Minority Report."

 

 

"The mobile market opportunity is massive: more than 100 million people in country of Brazil

are already online today, and there are nearly 100 million more to go." 

 

Romero Rodrigues, managing partner at Redpoint eventures 

 

"Let your helmet speak for you with Livall's line of light-up bike helmets. Instead of awkward hand signals, Livall's Bling helmet has brake lights and turn signals to alert others about your moves." 

 

 

"We believe our involvement and our link to Silicon Valley will help ferment the participation of the ecosystem."

 

Anderson Thees, partner, Redpoint eventures - the first Silicon Valley VC fund dedicated to Brazil

 

"The perceived level of risk in Brazil today is much higher than it actually is, because banks aren’t using collateral.”

 

Anderson Thees, partner, Redpoint eventures - the first Silicon Valley VC fund dedicated to Brazil 

 

"Your posture changes when you have sepsis. You start slowing down in how you walk. Caregivers need to see this data in real-time."

 

Sharmila Mulligan, CEO and founder of ClearStory 

"A potential deal with Walmart would have BovControl assisting the mega-chain in its pledge not to sell beef that contributes to deforestation in the Amazon." 

 

"With better, more extensive data, a grocery chain could ensure it only bought beef from farms that didn't participate in deforestation or unfair labor practices."

"Early on, we bet on the cluster-computing platform ourselves rather than building our own software from scratch." 

 

Vaibhav Nivargi, co-founder and chief architect of ClearStory 

"I don't think textbooks are dead, but I think that the evolution away from textbooks is happening." 

 

Jim Donohue, Cengage's chief product officer.

"Final growth rates for the collective startups is projected to come in at more than 135 percent, which places class one in fifth place of the 250 fastest-growing SME's in Brazil."