Shivani Siroya’s fintech breakthrough has the potential to tear down barriers to credit in the developing world. She has developed a mobile app that generates credit scores for unbanked users, democratizing access to credit. Her initiative might raise eyebrows among those concerned about data protection and privacy, but her fresh approach to financing could be paradigm changing. getAbstract recommends Siroya’s succinct, understated presentation to financiers, bankers and lenders who view developing nations as lucrative markets.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why one-third of the world’s population doesn’t have a credit score,
- Why these people are unqualified to apply for a traditional bank loan and
- How Shivani Siroya’s innovation has solved the problem while disrupting the financial industry.
About the Speaker
Shivani Siroya is CEO and founder of Tala (formerly InVenture), which creates credit scores for people with none.