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

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

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

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

“Venture Out: Shivani Siroya, CEO of Tala”

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

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


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 raises $145 Million Series E to Become Largest Financial Platform for the Global Underbanked – October 2021

Tala shares smart tips to handle your loan – September 2021

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

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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