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Shivani Siroya

Shivani Siroya

Founder and CEO of Tala

Shivani Siroya is the CEO and founder of smartphone lending app, Tala. Siroya founded the company in 2011 as a credit check app, offering instant credit scores to people in East Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America. The app has since grown to offer microloans, lending over $225 million USD in 4.6 billion microloans since 2018.

Siroya is also a Young Global Leader at The World Economic Forum.

Timeline

August 22, 2019
Shivani Shiroya leads Tala to an $800 million valuation.

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Manish Singh
August 21, 2019
TechCrunch
Tala, a Santa Monica, Calif.-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 startup was led by RPS Ventures, with GGV Capital and previous [...]

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