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Branch delivers world-class financial services to the mobile generation. With offices in San Francisco, Lagos, Nairobi, Mumbai and Mexico City, Branch is a for-profit socially conscious company that uses the power of data science to reduce the cost of delivering financial services in emerging markets. We believe that everyone, everywhere deserves fair financial access. The rapid spread of smartphones presents an opportunity for the world's emerging middle class to access banking options and achieve financial flexibility.Branch's mission-driven team is led by founder and former CEO of Kiva.org. The company presents a rich opportunity for our team members to drive meaningful growth in rapidly evolving and changing markets. Most recently, Branch announced its Series C and has garnered more than $100M in funding with investments from leading Silicon Valley firms.
Branch is a new way to access credit over a smartphone in Kenya. Customers need to fill out an application for an affordable loan that is delivered directly to their mobile money account. It offers personalized, responsive customer support that meets the needs.
PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Provide credit services using mobile technology
BOARD MEMBERS AND ADVISORS
J. Bryan Scott
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
DATE OF LAST FUNDING
TOTAL FUNDING COMMENT
The company is planning use the funds for small business owners in developing countries. (Mar. 2018)
SEED CLOSED ON
SERIES A · $9.2 M · Mar 2016
SERIES B · $70 M · Mar 2018
SERIES C · $170 M · Apr 2019
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