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

“Melinda Gates nominates Shivani Siroya as one of the 25 icons who will shape the future in 25th anniversary issue.”

“Paypal shares Tala’s vision of reimagining financial services for the unbanked and those underserved by the traditional financial system.”

“Venture Out: Shivani Siroya, CEO of Tala”

“A smart loan for people with no credit history — yet”

“Lending Startups Look at Borrowers’ Phone Usage to Assess Creditworthiness”

“US fintech pioneer’s start-up in Kenya”


Tala named one of Forbes’ 50 most innovative fintech companies for a fourth year – Forbes, June 2021

Tala named of CNBC’s Disrupter 50 companies 2021 – CNBC, May 2021

Visa Partners With Fintech Startup Tala To Drive Crypto Adoption In Emerging Markets – Forbes, May 2021

Tala recognized on Fortune’s Impact 20 list – Fortune, September 2020

The $100 Trillion Opportunity: The Race To Provide Banking To The World’s Poor – Fortune, September 2019

Tala, a Company That Offers Loans for as Little as $10, Just Raised $110 Million – Fortune, August 2019

Tala on the Forbes Fintech 50 List – Forbes, February 2019

The Founder Of Tala On Her Leap From Finance To Fundraising For Her Mission-Driven Startup – Forbes, July 2018

Where Cellphones Are Lifelines, Start-Ups Spy Opportunities – The New York Times, November 2016


Tala and Visa Team Up on Cryptocurrency Solution for Global Underbanked – May 2021

Tala and the Smart Campaign Partner on Digital Client Protection – December 2018

Tala Announces Strategic Investment from PayPal to Expand Global Reach – October 2018

Tala Expands to Mexico, India Fueled by $65m in New Financing – April 2018

Tala Raises Over $30 Million in New Financing Led by IVP – February 2017


Tala’s Impact Report | 2018 – October 2018

Tala’s Inaugural Diversity & Equity Open Letter – July 2018

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