Klarna was founded in Stockholm in 2005 with the idea to simplify buying. Today, we are one of Europe’s fastest growing companies. In 2014 we joined forces with SOFORT and formed Klarna Group, the leading European payment provider.

Klarna streamlines one solution for all payments, saving you both time and money on administration. New customers only need to enter top-of-mind information including email, zip code and billing address. For returning customers, it's a one tap payment experience.
Simplicity that significantly improves your average order value as well as conversion, both in the short- and long term.

Company Growth (employees)
Norrmalm, SE
Size (employees)
1,237 (est)+2%
Klarna was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Norrmalm, SE

Key People at Klarna

Sebastian Siemiatkowski

Sebastian Siemiatkowski

Founder and CEO
Jon Kamaluddin

Jon Kamaluddin

Niklas Adalberth

Niklas Adalberth

Michael Moritz

Michael Moritz

Board Member
Victor Jacobsson

Victor Jacobsson

Founder and Board Member

Klarna Office Locations

Klarna has offices in Norrmalm, Helsinki, Oslo, Cologne and in 11 other locations
Norrmalm, SE
Uppsala, SE
Munich, DE
Columbus, US
Vienna, AT
London, GB
Madrid, ES
Stockholm, SE
New York, US
Tel Aviv, IL
Amsterdam, NL
Berlin, DE
Cologne, DE
Oslo, NO
Helsinki, FI

Klarna Metrics

Klarna Summary

Founding Date


Market valuation*

$2.3 b

Total Funding

$326.7 m

Latest funding size

$35.4 m

Time since last funding

9 months


* Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/venturecapital/2...
We estimate that Klarna's latest funding round in June 2016 was $35.4 m. In total, Klarna has raised $326.7 m. We estimate that Klarna's latest valuation is $2.3 b.

Klarna Financials

We estimate that Klarna's revenue is kr1.6 b in FY, 2013 which is a 28.2% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


kr1.6 bkr2.2 bkr2.8 b

Revenue growth, %


General and administrative expense

kr341 mkr408 m

Operating expense total

kr341 mkr408 m


kr97.5 mkr199.3 mkr273.5 m

EBITDA margin, %



kr66 mkr101.2 mkr169.9 m

EBIT margin, %


Net interest expense

kr968.4 k

Net Income

kr53.5 mkr75.2 mkr127.2 m

Klarna Operating Metrics

Feb, 2017


45 m

    Klarna Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
    BillPayFebruary 13, 2017£60 m

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