Tala Kenya is registered as Tala Mobile Loan in the United States is a world digital lending company focusing on inclusivity when it comes to access to affordable credit.
The idea was new to the world of lending when Tala launched trust-based loans targeting especially the unbanked with no credit history.
Being a promising, working, and valid idea Tala mobile received many willing investors who pumped millions of dollars into the idea.
This lender delivers instant loans via an android app known as Tala App found on the Google play store.
Tala carried the name Inventure when it was first launched in the year 2011 and it was tested in Kenya, a rapidly growing market with a good mobile money platform, Mpesa.
Who Founded Tala Loans app
So, now it’s time to answer this question; Who Owns Tala? Shivan Siroya is the founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tala Mobile Loan.
Who is Shivani Siroya?
She is an Indo-American woman who has vast knowledge and experience in Finance Technology.
Shivani before founding Tala, according to Wikipedia worked for big Finance Companies including Citi, the Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS), Credit Suisse, and the United Nations Population Fund.
She holds M.P.H in Health Economics and Policy from Columbia University and International Relations (Bachelor of Arts) degree from Wesleyan University.
When the Tala app gained popularity in 2018, Shivani Siroya was nominated for Wired Icon by Melinda Gates.