Klarna wins over the US
The U.S. is now Swedish payment giant Klarna’s biggest market by revenue, surpassing Germany, and that has CEO and co-founder Sebastian Siemiatkowski feeling proud. In an exclusive interview with Te
Being the steady hand in market uncertainty with Sebastian Siemiatkowski from Klarna
Welcome back to Found, where we get the stories behind the startups. In this week’s episode Darrell and Becca are joined by Sebastian Siemiatkowski, the co-founder and CEO of Klarna. Sebastian t
Klarna lays off 10% of its workforce
Swedish payment giant Klarna is going to cut hundreds of jobs in the coming days. Today’s news comes a few days after the Wall Street Journal reported that the company was going to cut its valuation
Sequoia debuts Arc, a London/SV program to find and mentor outlier startups, backing each with $1M
Sequoia has over the years made a name for itself for its early-stage bets on younger companies, many of which (Apple, Klarna and WhatsApp, to name a few) have gone on to become tech giants. Now, as c
Klarna offers ‘Pay Now’ option in US, Klarna Card coming soon
Klarna has doubled its customer base in the United States to over 21 million customers.
Really, this market isn’t good enough?
Klarna's CEO says he's 'nervous' to take the company public. But the public market for BNPL companies actually feels pretty strong at the moment.
How to identify unicorn founders when they’re still early-stage
The easiest traits to recognize as an investor is the founder’s ability to ace the fundraising process, crucial to which is the ability to think strategically and influence, inspire and persuade.
Fintech giant Klarna raises $639M at a $45.6B valuation amid ‘massive momentum’ in the US
Just over three months after its last funding round, European fintech giant Klarna is announcing today that it has raised another $639 million at a staggering post-money valuation of $45.6 billion. Ru
Buy now, pay later to be regulated in the UK
Following a government review, the U.K.’s financial services regulator will be instructed to regulate the buy now, pay later industry made popular by companies such as Klarna and AfterPay (known
Alipay owner Ant Financial takes minority stake in Klarna
Some big moves in the payments platform space: Ant Financial Group, the owner of China’s Alipay payment platform, has announced it’s taking a minority stake in Swedish payments platform Kl
Klarna CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski to speak at Disrupt Berlin shortly after raising $460 million
Klarna is quietly becoming a fintech giant. Following its latest founding round, the company is now valued at $5.5 billion. That’s why I’m excited to announce that Klarna co-founder and CEO Sebast