Category Archives: Microfinance Tech


Tell me about Tala

Tala, formerly InVenture, is revolutionizing financial services in countries around the world by bringing credit scores to billions of people in East Africa, India and South Africa who not only don’t have one, but don’t have a mechanism to get one. These individuals may not be unbanked, but their countries have no system for them to measure their credit. This makes makes scalability and financial growth difficult: if you are a borrower, … Read More >>

Here’s my scenario: I travel a lot. I’m passionate about microfinance. I want to meet more passionate about microfinance, both in real life and online. It’s really hard to actually find those people in a specific region. What to do? Every destination I visit, I spend some time researching the local microfinance scene. It takes time and effort — more than it should — to track someone down in a … Read More >>