Work With Purpose

Three billion people are financially underserved. But they don’t have to be.

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Shivani Siroya | TED Talk

On the TED stage, Shivani Siroya, Tala’s CEO and Founder, shares about the challenge people in emerging markets face when they are unable to secure credit and the economic potential unlocked when they partner with Tala.

Shivani Siroya’s TED Talk
A smart loan for people with no credit

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Tala Culture

We are engineers, data scientists, designers, marketers, people ops professionals, and finance geeks all passionate about extending financial freedom to the billions of underserved people across the globe.

Diversity at Tala

We believe that our company should reflect the kind of world we want to build and live in. Fulfilling our mission requires a diverse team of equals working together across borders and boundaries.

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Getting Close to Customers

With offices in Mexico City, Dar es Salaam, Nairobi, Manila and Bangalore, Tala offers Santa Monica-based team members frequent opportunities to travel to our markets!


Tala offers full coverage for health, dental and vision insurance for our team and their families. We also enjoy free massages in the office, healthy snacks, unlimited PTO, a dog friendly office and more!

Professional Development

Every week we host a master class on anything from SQL queries to growth hacking, while digging into delicious eats from nearby hotspots. We also sponsor employee visits to professional conferences.


We take fun seriously: food adventures throughout downtown, intramural leagues, go-karting, workout classes, and weekend outings into the great outdoors.

Open Positions

Are you curious, adaptable, and motivated? Are you looking for an opportunity with science and soul? Check out our open positions to find where you could thrive.