Sunday , October 24 2021


Tala grabs $145M to offer more financial services in emerging markets

Tala, an emerging markets digital lender that offers loans between $10 to $500 to consumers and small business owners, has raised $145 million in Series E funding. Upstart, a company founded by ex-Googlers Dave Girouard, Anna Counselman and Paul Gu, led the round. The Stellar Development Foundation’s Enterprise Fund participated, alongside …

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Founders should use predictive modeling to fundraise smarter

Billy Libby Contributor Share on Twitter Billy Libby is the CEO and co-founder of Upper90, a hybrid firm that manages more than $600m and $1.5B in total originations that provides founder-friendly credit and equity to top distributors in e-commerce and fintech. More capital is flooding into growth equity at earlier …

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How to sell clothes online and actually make money

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday show, the time of the week when we niche down to a single topic. Today? Fashion. Natasha and Danny and Alex got together to dig into the world of fashion resale …

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