Work with purpose

Recognized as one of the top 50 fintech companies in the world by Forbes for the past five years, Tala is working to build the world’s most accessible financial services. Check our open positions to find where you could thrive

Shivani Siroya,
Tala Founder & CEO | TED Talk

On the TED stage, Shivani Siroya, Tala’s CEO and Founder, shares about the challenge people in emerging markets face when they are unable to secure credit and the economic potential unlocked when they partner with Tala.

Culture at Tala

We are engineers, data scientists, designers, marketers, people ops professionals, and finance geeks all passionate about extending financial freedom to the billions across the globe.

Diversity at Tala

It is our strong belief that our company should reflect the kind of world we want to build and live in. We serve a global customer base, and fulfilling our mission requires a diverse team of equals working together across borders and boundaries.

Team Tala perks

Flexibility and adventure

Tala is remote-first with our office in Nairobi. You choose what works best for you. And with offices in Santa Monica, Mexico City, Manila and Bangalore, we offer opportunities to travel to meet our team and customers.

Medical and wellness

We offer full coverage for health, dental and vision insurance for our team and their families and unlimited PTO. We also provide wellness benefits like a company-wide day (or two) off each month just to relax.

Professional development

Every week an expert teaches a master class on everything from SQL queries to growth hacking, while the team digs into delicious food. We also sponsor employee trainings, visits to professional conferences and more.

Connection and fun

We take fun seriously: food adventures throughout downtown, ping pong, intramural leagues, go-karting, workout classes and cooking tutorials from Tala's best resident chefs.

Our founding principles

Believe in people

Understand and dismantle bias. Uphold your commitments; have confidence in others’ ability to uphold theirs. 

Listen and learn

Make a point to engage with other points of view. Find out why. Turn learnings into action.

Prove potential by any means

Cultivate curiosity. Ask questions relentlessly and thoughtfully experiment. Make data-driven decisions.

Challenge our limits

Embrace mistakes as opportunities for learning. Change what isn’t working. Power through adversity.