“What Siroya learned was that traditional financial services companies don’t always take a person’s daily life into account when deciding creditworthiness.”


“A smart loan for people with no credit history — yet”

“The Founder Of Tala On Her Leap From Finance To Fundraising For Her Mission-Driven Startup.”

“Paypal shares Tala’s vision of reimagining financial services for the unbanked and those underserved by the traditional financial system.”

“Venture Out: Shivani Siroya, CEO of Tala”

“A smart loan for people with no credit history — yet”

“Lending Startups Look at Borrowers’ Phone Usage to Assess Creditworthiness”

“US fintech pioneer’s start-up in Kenya”

A look at digital credit in Kenya and why access alone is not enough.”

“How ex-UN staff got data for credit app Tala.”


Tala and the Smart Campaign Partner on Digital Client Protection – December 2018
Tala Announces Strategic Investment from PayPal to Expand Global Reach – October 2018
Tala Expands to Mexico, India Fueled by $65m in New Financing – April 2018
With an Eye Toward Global Expansion, Tala Adds Kevin Novak as Chief Data Officer – December 2017
Tala Raises Over $30 Million in New Financing Led by IVP – February 2017

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