7. Tala $110M
Round: Series D
Description: Santa Monica-based Tala is a mobile technology and data science company that is oriented around financial services in emerging markets. Founded by Shivani Siroya in 2011, Tala has now raised a total of $201.44M in reported equity funding and is backed by investors that include GGV Capital, IVP (Institutional Venture Partners), Lowercase Capital, Revolution, and Ribbit Capital.
Industry: Big Data, Credit, Financial Services, Information Technology, Mobile, Software
Founders: Shivani Siroya
Founding year: 2011
Total equity funding raised: $201.44M
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