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Founded Year



Private Equity - IV | Alive

Total Raised




Last Raised

$800M | 7 mos ago



About Klarna

Klarna offers payment solutions to e-stores. The company offers services such as direct payments, pay after delivery options, and installment plans. It also assumes credit and fraud risks for e-stores. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

Headquarters Location

Sveavagen 46

Stockholm, 111 34,


+46 (0)8 120 120 00

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Expert Collections containing Klarna

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Klarna is included in 12 Expert Collections, including Digital Health.


Digital Health

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Store management tech (In-store retail tech)

1,568 items

Startups aiming to work with retailers to improve brick-and-mortar retail store operations.


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1,204 items


Fintech 250

1,247 items


Digital Lending

1,947 items

This collection contains companies that provide alternative means for obtaining a loan for personal or business use and companies that provide software to lenders for the application, underwriting, funding or loan collection process.

Klarna Patents

Klarna has filed 29 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • User interfaces
  • Classification algorithms
  • Graphical user interfaces
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Related Topics




User interfaces, Graphical user interfaces, Machine learning, Classification algorithms, Biological interactions


Application Date


Grant Date



Related Topics

User interfaces, Graphical user interfaces, Machine learning, Classification algorithms, Biological interactions



Latest Klarna News

Analysis: Getting in on the growing buy now, pay later trend

Feb 1, 2023

After taking the world of consumer payments by storm, buy now pay later (BNPL) is slowly entering the B2B domain, bringing with it new opportunities for businesses to access the working capital they need – and for financiers to access new clients. Unlike the consumer model, led by firms such as Klarna and Afterpay, B2B ... The post Analysis: Getting in on the growing buy now, pay later trend appeared first on Global Trade Review (GTR).

Klarna Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Klarna founded?

    Klarna was founded in 2005.

  • Where is Klarna's headquarters?

    Klarna's headquarters is located at Sveavagen 46, Stockholm.

  • What is Klarna's latest funding round?

    Klarna's latest funding round is Private Equity - IV.

  • How much did Klarna raise?

    Klarna raised a total of $4.272B.

  • Who are the investors of Klarna?

    Investors of Klarna include Sequoia Capital, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Silver Lake, BESTSELLER, CPP Investments and 59 more.

  • Who are Klarna's competitors?

    Competitors of Klarna include Yoco, Younited, Sunbit, Bumper, TouchBistro, Soisy, Colendi, Satispay, SeQura, Carats & Cake and 69 more.

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