Klarna provides e-commerce payment solutions for merchants and shoppers. The Company streamlines one solution for all payments, saving both time and money on administration. Klarna separates buying from paying by allowing buyers to pay for ordered goods after receiving them, providing them with a safe after delivery payment solution. The Company’s vision is to enable trust and to offer a frictionless buying experience to buyers and sellers across the world.
Type
Private
HQ
Norrmalm, SE
Founded
2005
Size (employees)
1,659 (est)+3%
Website
klarna.com
Klarna was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Norrmalm, SE
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Key People/Management at Klarna

Sebastian Siemiatkowski

Sebastian Siemiatkowski

Founder and CEO
Jon Kamaluddin

Jon Kamaluddin

Chairman
Michael Moritz

Michael Moritz

Board Member
Victor Jacobsson

Victor Jacobsson

Founder and Board Member

Klarna Office Locations

Klarna has offices in Vienna, Helsinki, Oslo, Cologne and in 11 other locations
Norrmalm, SE (HQ)
46 Sveavägen
Helsinki, FI
Korkeavuorenkatu 34
Cologne, DE
Im MediaPark 8a
Amsterdam, NL
De Ruyterkade 7
Oslo, NO
Kronprinsens gate 5
Columbus, US
300 629 N High St
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Klarna Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Klarna's latest funding round in July 2017 was reported to be $225 m. In total, Klarna has raised $566.2 m. Klarna's latest valuation is reported to be $2.5 b.
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Klarna Financials

Klarna's revenue was reported to be kr2.78 b in FY, 2015 which is a 26.6% increase from the previous period.
SEK

Revenue (FY, 2015)

2.8 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %

26.6%

Net income (FY, 2015)

127.2 m

EBITDA (FY, 2015)

273.5 m

EBIT (FY, 2015)

169.9 m

Market valuation

2.5 b
SEKFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Revenue

1.6 b2.2 b2.8 b

Revenue growth, %

39%27%

General and administrative expense

341 m408 m

Operating expense total

341 m408 m
sekY, 2014Y, 2015

Total Assets

7.2 m875.5 k

Total Liabilities

5.2 m6.2 m
SEKY, 2015

Revenue/Employee

3.1 m
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Klarna Operating Metrics

Klarna's Users was reported to be 60 m in Jul, 2017. Klarna's Daily Transactions was reported to be 400 k in Feb, 2017.
Feb, 2017Jun, 2017Jul, 2017

Countries

18

Daily Transactions

400 k

Merchants

65 k70 k70 k

Users

45 m60 m60 m
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Klarna Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
BillPay February 13, 2017£60 m
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Klarna Online and Social Media Presence

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Klarna News and Updates

Lack of Lucrative Stock Options Causes Exits at Swedish Startup

Lack of Lucrative Stock Options Causes Exits at Swedish StartupA lack of lucrative stock options at Klarna AB, one of Europe’s few technology unicorns, is causing a raft of senior exits, highlighting the tech industry’s growing dismay with Swedish tax rules.

Payments Landscape in Austria Market by Key Players - Raiffeisen Bank, Erste Bank, BAWAG P.S.K, and UniCredit Bank Analysis & Forecast 2017 to 2021

WiseGuyReports.com with their unique quality of simplifying the market research study, presents a deep diving study report “Payments Landscape in Austria: Opportunities and Risks to 2021” Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Wear Now, Pay Later: Credit Shopping Goes Digital

Fashion retailers are partnering with a new wave of fintech startups to provide interest-free payment solutions to young consumers scarred by credit cards and The Great Recession.

Sweden’s Luminar Ventures announces €50 million fund to back early stage startups

Luminar Ventures has launched a new 500 million SEK (€50 million) seed fund to back Swedish tech companies. The newly-launched Stockholm-based VC firm has been cofounded by angel investors Magnus Bergman, an early backer in Truecaller, and Jacob Key, who has invested in more than 20 companies. The f…

Klarna - Why an effective online checkout can be the key to great customer experience

Klarna UK head explains why merchants who embrace smoother processes will see greater customer satisfaction - and more orders.

Klarna secures new investment from Visa to expand into new markets

Just over a week after obtaining its full banking licence in Sweden, fintech company Klarna has receiving a fresh investment from Visa. No terms for the deal were revealed but according to a report from Bloomberg, the Swedish company will be issuing new equity and will be targeting new regions for i…
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