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Tala is creating modern credit for a mobile world.

Traditional credit doesn’t work in emerging markets; mobile does. Our technologies are unlocking trillions of dollars in purchasing power in the world’s fastest growing economies.

Shivani Siroya, CEO & Founder

Shivani founded Tala after witnessing firsthand the tremendous gaps in financial access in emerging markets. She previously worked in equity research and mergers and acquisitions at UBS and Citigroup & HealthNet. She also spent time at the United Nations Population Fund, helping to develop costing models throughout Africa and Asia. She is a 2015 Senior TED Fellow and 2013 Ashoka Fellow. She holds an MPH from Columbia University and BA from Wesleyan University.

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