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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.
TypePrivate
Founded2012
HQSanta Monica, CA, US
Websitetala.co
Employee Ratings3.9
Overall CultureD

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)387(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

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
Lisa Fernandez

Lisa Fernandez

VP, Global Talent & Americas People Business Partner
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Tala Office Locations

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

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2012

Tala total Funding

$219.4 m

Tala latest funding size

$110 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Tala investors

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 Revenue

Market valuation

750.0m
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Tala Operating Metrics

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

Borrowers

1.30 b
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Tala Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

89/100

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Tala Online and Social Media Presence

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Tala Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    56/100

  • CEO Rating

    C+

    73/100

  • Compensation

    D

    55/100

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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

Helping late borrowers repay with uplift modeling

Of the many ways that machine learning can create value for businesses and customers, uplift modeling is one of the most effective. The post Helping late borrowers repay with uplift modeling appeared first on Tala.

How to bounce back after being late on a loan

Here are a few simple ways to get back on track and rebuild your credit record. The post How to bounce back after being late on a loan appeared first on Tala Kenya.

5 things to consider before taking a digital loan

It’s important to use digital loans as a tool to improve your financial situation. Here are 5 ways to grow big. The post 5 things to consider before taking a digital loan appeared first on Tala Kenya.

Tala FM EP4: Holiday Nightmares!

Sa episode na 'to ng Tala FM: Financial Talks with Financial People - inimbita namin si Mr. Pau Dalupan para mabigyan tayo ng tips at tricks para makaiwas sa scammers! The post Tala FM EP4: Holiday Nightmares! appeared first on Tala Philippines.

Tala FM Episode 3: The Kids of Christmas

Bilang magulang, gusto natin makaramdam ng espesyal na Paskong Pinoy ang ating mga anak. Pero pano natin 'to magagawa ng tipid at swak pa sa budget? The post Tala FM Episode 3: The Kids of Christmas appeared first on Tala Philippines.

Identity Theft, alam mo ba?

Alam mo bang maaari kang mabiktima ng identity theft kapag ibinigay mo sa scammers ang pictures ng iyong ID at personal information? The post Identity Theft, alam mo ba? appeared first on Tala Philippines.
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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 387 employees.

  • Who are Tala competitors?

    Competitors of Tala include Simon Saves, Namu and BOND.AI.

  • 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.