News & Events

News and Events

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Press Releases

An archive of Sila press releases

Constitution Lending Partners With Sila to Revolutionize Hard Money Lending

July 21, 2021 Sila Inc., a fintech software platform that provides payment infrastructure as a service, today announced that Constitution Lending Partners, the premier hard money lender for all property types, selected Sila as its strategic partner to realize its vision of democratizing access to real estate credit opportunities and to provide a better more seamless lending experience for borrowers.

In the News

A compilation of articles and podcasts. Some websites may require registration or a subscription to access the full story.

Pioneering and Reimagining Fintech Innovation

April 21, 2021 Wharton Fintech Podcast A conversation with Shamir Karkal, CEO and co-founder of Sila.

The Startup Enemies of Wall Street Are Booming

March 29, 2021 The New York Times Shamir Karkal is one of the industry thought leaders quoted in this article.

Programmable Money: Sila Co-Founders Shamir Karkal and Angela Wilson

April 23, 2020 Barefoot Innovation Group Listen to 2 of the 4 co-founders of Sila discuss their startup and the fintech industry.

Banking API Platform Sila Raises $7.7 Million on Promise of Programmable Money

April 9, 2020 Read about Sila's initial funding round and growth plans.

Sila, a Startup Founded by Shamir Karkal to Rethink ACH, Raises $7.7 Million

April 8, 2020 Finovate Read about Sila's initial funding round and growth plans.

Sila Provides FinTech Companies With an On-Ramp to Payments

October 12, 2018 Forbes Read about the early ideas that inspired the creation of Sila.


Take advantage to meet the Sila team at these conferences and events.

August 11-13: Credit Suisse 4th Annual FinTech Conference

Location: Online Shamir Karkal will be participating in the “Neobank Technology Panel” on August 11, 10:30 – 11:10AM EDT This conference aims to provide an emphasis on innovative private companies and evolving trends, spanning Payments & software/ISVs, merchant acquirers & ISOs, Neo/Challenger Banks, core banking platforms, modern card/ issuer processing platforms, cross-border payments, B2B payments, online lending, InsureTech, online wealth management & trading platforms, online mortgage, and more.

September 8: FinTech DevCon.

Location: Denver, Colorado Sila will be organizing a workshop on "Challenges in building neobank infrastructure” on September 8, 2:30pm-4pm Shamir Karkal will be participating in a panel discussing "Build vs. Buy" on September 9, from 12:30-1:30pm.

October 19: 8th Annual Empire FinTech Conference

Location: New York, NY Shamir Karkal will be participating in the panel "New kids on the blockchain" from 2:30 - 3:40pm. Part of FinTech Week (October 18-22), this conference brings together hundreds of fintech entrepreneurs with investors and service providers that help accelerate startups.

October 24-27: Money2020

Location: Las Vegas, NV An industry-leading conference that requires no introduction.