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Lidya is an Africa-focused fintech platform working to ease access to finance for SMEs across Africa. Through its digital platform, Lidya analyzes over 100 data points to build a customized credit score, assess a customer for a loan and disburse loans to qualified businesses in as little as 48 hours. 
The Company's vision is to digitise and streamline the credit assessment process to make it easy for any SME across Africa to access the funding they needed to grow their business

TypePrivate
Founded2016
HQLagos, NG
Websitelidya.co

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2020)78(+4%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Lidya Office Locations

Lidya has an office in Lagos
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Lidya Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2016

Lidya total Funding

$8.2 m

Lidya latest funding size

$6.90 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Lidya investors

Lidya's latest funding round in May 2018 was reported to be $6.9 m. In total, Lidya has raised $8.2 m
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Lidya Cybersecurity Score

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A

95/100

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Lidya Online and Social Media Presence

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Lidya News and Updates

Nigerian SME Digital Lender Lidya Expands to Europe

In an increasing trend where African technology companies are finding a global audience, Nigerian digital SME lending platform Lidya has expanded to Poland and the Czech Republic.

Lidya Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Lidya founded?

    Lidya was founded in 2016.

  • How many employees does Lidya have?

    Lidya has 78 employees.

  • Who are Lidya competitors?

    Competitors of Lidya include IndiaLends, LexinFintech and OpenGamma.

  • Where are Lidya offices?

    Lidya has an office in Lagos.

  • How many offices does Lidya have?

    Lidya has 1 office.