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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, US
Websitetala.co
Employee Ratings3.9

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)384(+2%)
Job Openings14

Key People/Management at Tala

Shivani Siroya

Shivani Siroya

CEO & Founder
Kevin Novak

Kevin Novak

Chief Data 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

Summary Metrics

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 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

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.

How Aimee turned $20 into two thriving businesses

A life changing amount of money comes in all sizes. For Aimee, a mother and business owner in Manila, $20 was all she needed. The post How Aimee turned $20 into two thriving businesses appeared first on Tala.

How Sarahi Used Tala to Finish Her Degree

As a full time recruiter at a start-up and a student, Sarahi used Tala to finish her degree. The post How Sarahi Used Tala to Finish Her Degree appeared first on Tala.

Tala Celebrates 5 Years in Kenya

As part of our celebration of five years of working in Kenya, the Tala Team travelled across the country to meet our customers. The post Tala Celebrates 5 Years in Kenya appeared first on Tala.

Tala Partners with The Somo Project to Fund Impact Entrepreneurs in Kenya

Tala is thrilled to partner with The Somo Project to help to grow impact-driven businesses in Kenya. The post Tala Partners with The Somo Project to Fund Impact Entrepreneurs in Kenya 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 and Kevin Novak.

  • How many employees does Tala have?

    Tala has 384 employees.

  • Who are Tala competitors?

    Competitors of Tala include Float, Olivia AI and Joko.

  • 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.