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Tala is a mobile technology company. It provides a credit scoring and reporting platform to financial services institutions in emerging countries. The platform enables users to apply for a loan and receive a decision.
HQSanta Monica, US
Employee Ratings3.9

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)399(+2%)
Job Openings8
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Tala

Shivani Siroya

Shivani Siroya

Founder & CEO
Jen Loo

Jen Loo

Chief Financial Officer
Jori Pearsall

Jori Pearsall

Chief Product Officer
Anay Shah

Anay Shah

VP of Country Growth
Kunal Kaul

Kunal Kaul

Chief Risk & Strategy Officer
Nachiket Shiralkar

Nachiket Shiralkar

Chief Technology Officer
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Tala Office Locations

Tala has offices in Santa Monica, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Nairobi and in 3 other locations
Santa Monica, US (HQ)
Santa Monica, CA, USA
Ciudad de México, MX
Av. Paseo de la Reforma 296, Juárez
Dar es Salaam, TZ
Dar es Salaam
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Tala Financials and Metrics

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Tala's latest funding round in August 2019 was reported to be $110 m. In total, Tala has raised $219.4 m. Tala's latest valuation is reported to be $750 m.
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Tala Operating Metrics

Tala's Borrowers was reported to be 1.3 b in Apr, 2018.
Apr, 2018


1.30 b
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Tala Online and Social Media Presence

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Tala News and Updates

Micolender Tala raises $110m for Indian push

Tala, a California-based outfit that uses customers' mobile phone data to build credit profiles and...

Microloan startup Tala snags $110 mln Series D

Tala, a microloan startup, has raised $110 million in Series D funding, according to a blog post on its site. RPS Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included GGV Capital, IVP, Revolution Growth, Lowercase Capital, Data Collective VC, ThomVest Ventures and PayPal Vent…

[Funding alert] Fintech startup Tala raises $110M in Series D round

The US-based company will use the funding to expand in India, support the launch of new products centered on financial health, and grow its team.

Tala, A Company that Offers Loans For As Little As $10, Just Raised $110 Million

According to the World Bank, 68% of adults don't have a credit score. That's Tala's customer base.

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

Tala, a Santa Monica, California-headquartered startup that creates a credit profile to provide uncollateralized loans to millions of people in emerging markets, has raised $110 million in a new financing round to enter India’s burgeoning fintech space. The Series D financing for the five year-old s…

Microloan Startup Tala Raises $110 Million In New Funding

Tala, a Santa Monica startup that makes microloans through a mobile app, is now valued at nearly $800 million, according to an investor.
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Tala Blogs

A look back on the Holidays around the world

This holiday season Tala paid for over 70 customers to reunite with family and friends. Here are their stories. The post A look back on the Holidays around the world appeared first on Tala.

Lessons From a Changing Lending Industry in Kenya

The digital lending landscape is changing in Kenya. Here's how we can move things forward. The post Lessons From a Changing Lending Industry in Kenya appeared first on Tala.

Leveraging AWS Lambda to drive product growth

Read how a new architectural design helped drive growth and solve our customers’ top pain points. The post Leveraging AWS Lambda to drive product growth appeared first on Tala.

Tala 2019: Our Year In Review

Here’s a look at the past year, and a nod to what the next decade of financial innovation has to hold. The post Tala 2019: Our Year In Review appeared first on Tala.

Introducing the Tala Community

We’re proud to announce the Tala Community, a new digital space where customers can access free financial education. The post Introducing the Tala Community appeared first on Tala.

How Emmanuel built a better life from one small chance

How Emmanuel went from struggling to landing his dream job and sending his son to school. The post How Emmanuel built a better life from one small chance appeared first on Tala.
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Tala Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Tala founded?

    Tala was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Tala key executives?

    Tala's key executives are Shivani Siroya, Jen Loo and Jori Pearsall.

  • How many employees does Tala have?

    Tala has 399 employees.

  • Who are Tala competitors?

    Competitors of Tala include Simon Saves, Namu and Chip.

  • Where is Tala headquarters?

    Tala headquarters is located at Santa Monica, CA, USA, Santa Monica.

  • Where are Tala offices?

    Tala has offices in Santa Monica, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Nairobi and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does Tala have?

    Tala has 7 offices.