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Tala Stock

Mobile Technology for Financial Services



Notable Investors

PayPal Ventures


Santa Monica CA, US

Total Funding


About Tala Stock

Tala is a mobile technology and data science company that is oriented around financial services in emerging markets. More than 2 million people have borrowed through Tala’s smartphone app, which provides instant credit scoring, lending, and other personalized financial services in emerging markets. Tala provides personalized loans to approved borrowers and builds a digital credit history. The company provides instant loans through a mobile app where the entire process happens, from loan application to funds release and status tracking. Tala was founded on October 1, 2011, and is global team is headquartered in Santa Monica, with additional offices in Nairobi, Manila, Dar Es Salaam, Mexico City, Mumbai, and Bangalore.


Funding History

October 2011$318K
August 2013$2.0M
June 2015$10.3M
December 2016$30.3M
February 2018$60.0M
April 2019$125M


Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Shivani Siroya

Chief Financial Officer

Jen Loo

Chief People Officer

Reini Chipman

Chief Technology Officer

Nachiket Shiralkar

Chief Business Officer

TJ Thinakaran


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