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.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Private
HQ
Norrmalm, SE
Founded
2005
Size (employees)
1,345 (est)+3%
Website
klarna.com
Klarna was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Norrmalm, SE

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

Klarna Financials

Klarna's revenue was reported to be kr2.8 b in FY, 2015 which is a 27% increase from the previous period.
SEK

Revenue (FY, 2015)

2.8 b

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

27%

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

Merchants

65 k70 k70 k

Users

45 m60 m60 m

Daily Transactions

400 k

Countries

18
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Klarna Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
BillPayFebruary 13, 2017£60 m

Traffic Overview of Klarna

Klarna Online and Social Media Presence

Klarna News and Updates

Lack of Lucrative Stock Options Causes Exits at Swedish Startup

A 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.

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…

Klarna obtains full banking licence from Swedish authorities

Swedish fintech mainstay Klarna has obtained a full banking licence in Sweden. The approval, effective immediately, was granted by Sweden’s financial supervisory authority, Finansinspektionen. “We are now one of Europe’s largest banks with 60 million customers, 70,000 merchants and working seamlessl…

Danish fashion tycoon invests in Swedish payments firm Klarna: Reuters

Anders Holch Povlsen, owner of Danish fashion retailer Bestseller, is buying a stake in payments firm Klarna, one of Europe's most highly valued tech startups, the firm said on Wednesday.

Fashion magnate Anders Holch Povlsen invests in Sweden’s Klarna

Brightfolk, the fashion firm owned by Danish entrepreneur Anders Holch Povlsen has invested in Swedish ecommerce company Klarna. Povlsen is also the owner of Bestseller, whose brands include Jack & Jones and Vero Moda, and is an investor in ASOS and Zalando. The terms of his investment in Klarna…

Klarna Company Life and Culture

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