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Who is Lidya?

The leading platform for small & medium business finance in fast growing economies.

Lidya is a USA holding financial institution that provides access to credit and finance across frontier and emerging markets. Our team is spread across 3 continents and 5 countries which are USA, Portugal, Nigeria, Poland and Czech Republic.

Lidya's CEO Tunde Kehinde

Tunde Kehinde

CEO

To assess credit risk Lidya uses close to 100 data points to evaluate businesses, build a credit score unique to each business, and disburse loans in 24 hours or less.

Lidya's CTO Cristiano Machado

Cristiano Machado

CTO

Lidya's CFO Stanley Lau

Stanley Lau

CFO

Businesses that are looking for 150 USD to 100,000 USD in working capital are able to apply online or via their mobile phone and get a decision in 24 hours.

Our Team

We are passionate about building the future of finance across fast growing economies.

Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Poland
Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Portugal
Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Portugal
Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Portugal
Team Member Lidya Czech Republic
Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Poland
Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Portugal
Team Member Lidya Portugal
Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Poland
Team Member Lidya Portugal
Team Member Lidya Poland
Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Portugal
Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Nigeria
Team Member Lidya Portugal

Lidya’s Key Growth Milestones

Lidya's evolution timeline

Lidya's

Foundation

Lidya

Incorporation

USA

Lidya

start operation

Nigeria

First Loan

disbursed

Lidya Seed Round

100 Loans

disbursed

Lidya

Tech Center

Portugal

Lidya Series A Round

5,000 Loans

disbursed

10,000 Loans

disbursed

Lidya

Incorporation

Luxembourg

Lidya

start operation

Czech Republic

Lidya

start operation

Poland

Lidya's evolution timeline vertical
Business Owners Celebration Lidya Loan Approval

Key Indicators

303044

Businesses Registered

60849

Loans

95

Partners

3

Country Presence

Our Investors

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Newid Capital Logo
Tekton Ventures Logo
Savannah Fund Logo

Where we are

  • USA
  • Portugal
  • Nigeria
  • Poland
  • Czech Republic
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  • New York, USA


  • New York, USA


  • New York, USA


  • New York, USA


  • New York, USA