Featured Press

“PayPal-backed money lender Tala raises $110M to enter India.”

“Melinda Gates nominates Shivani Siroya as one of the 25 icons who will shape the future in 25th anniversary issue.”

“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, a Company That Offers Loans for as Little as $10, Just Raised $110 Million – Fortune, August 2019
Tala on the Forbes Fintech 50 List – Forbes, February 2019
The Founder Of Tala On Her Leap From Finance To Fundraising For Her Mission-Driven Startup – Forbes, July 2018
Where Cellphones Are Lifelines, Start-Ups Spy Opportunities – The New York Times, November 2016


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


Tala’s Impact Report | 2018 – October 2018
Tala’s Inaugural Diversity & Equity Open Letter – July 2018

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