Klarna Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2005

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 5,284


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC

  • Investors
  • 160

Klarna General Information


Developer of an online payment platform designed to facilitate cashless payments through installments. The company's platform offers in-store, mobile, and online payments as well as deliveries and returns services and works on a buy now, pay later model, enabling shoppers to finance their retail purchases and make paying simple, safe, and smooth.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Financial Software
Other Industries
Other Financial Services
Corporate Office
  • Klarna AB
  • Sveavagen 46
  • 111 34 Stockholm
  • Sweden
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Klarna Timeline

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Klarna Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
38. Later Stage VC 01-Jan-2024 00.000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
37. Later Stage VC 01-Mar-2023 Cancelled Generating Revenue
36. Secondary Transaction - Private 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
35. Later Stage VC 11-Jul-2022 00000 00.000 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
34. Secondary Transaction - Private 17-Mar-2022 00000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
33. Secondary Transaction - Private 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
32. Later Stage VC (Series H) 10-Jun-2021 00000 00.000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
31. Secondary Transaction - Private 09-Jun-2021 000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
30. Later Stage VC 12-Apr-2021 $3.21B Completed Generating Revenue
29. Secondary Transaction - Private 12-Apr-2021 $15.1M $3.21B Completed Generating Revenue
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Klarna Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Stockholm, Sweden
5,284 As of 2024
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Klarna Competitors (86)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
BlueSnap Private Equity-Backed Waltham, MA 000 0000 00000000000 0000
First American Payment Systems Formerly PE-Backed Fort Worth, TX 000 00000 000000&0 00000
PayU Formerly VC-backed Amsterdam, Netherlands 0000 000 00000000
DiPocket Private Equity-Backed London, United Kingdom 000 00.000 000000000000 00.000
Payscout Venture Capital-Backed Sherman Oaks, CA 000000 0
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Klarna Patents

Klarna Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20240037131-A1 Subject-node-driven prediction of product attributes on web pages Pending 27-Jul-2022 0000000000
US-20230325598-A1 Dynamically generating feature vectors for document object model elements Pending 07-Apr-2022 0000000000 0
US-20230306071-A1 Training web-element predictors using negative-example sampling Pending 22-Mar-2022 0000000000
US-11610047-B1 Dynamic labeling of functionally equivalent neighboring nodes in an object model tree Active 01-Feb-2022 00000000000 00
US-20230153771-A1 Dynamic discovery and application of stored-value tokens Pending 18-Nov-2021 G06Q30/0239
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Klarna Executive Team (62)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Sebastian Siemiatkowski Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member
Niclas Neglen Chief Financial Officer
Yaron Shaer Chief Technology Officer & Chief Information Security Officer
David Sandström Chief Marketing Officer & Managing Director
David Fock Chief Product & Design Officer & Managing Director
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Klarna Board Members (21)

Name Representing Role Since
Andrew Reed Self Board Member 000 0000
Lise Kaae Brightfolk Board Member & Member of Audit, Compliance & Risk Committee 000 0000
Matthew Miller Self Board Member 000 0000
Michael Moritz Self Chairman & Member of Remuneration Committee 000 0000
Mikael Walther Self Board Member 000 0000
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Klarna Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Klarna Investors (160)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Borderless Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
D/XYZ Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
KHK & Partners Asset Manager 000 0000 000000 0
Paragon Equity Partners Fund of Funds Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Section Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Klarna Investments & Acquisitions (33)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Atla 07-Dec-2023 0000 00000 Legal Services (B2B)
Prewave 09-May-2023 00000 0000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software
Mondu 12-Jan-2023 00000 0000 0000 Financial Software
InterEarth 11-Jul-2022 000000000 00000 Environmental Services (B2B)
bunch. 07-Jul-2022 Seed Round 00.000 Other Financial Services
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Klarna Subsidiaries (5)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Stocard Financial Software Mannheim, Germany 2011
flexEngage Media and Information Services (B2B) Orlando, FL 0000
BillPay (Financial Software) Financial Software Berlin, Germany 0000
Sofort Financial Software Gauting, Germany 0000
PriceRunner Information Services (B2C) Stockholm, Sweden 0000
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Klarna Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Dreams Technology 12-Jan-2022 000000000000000000 Completed
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Klarna FAQs

  • When was Klarna founded?

    Klarna was founded in 2005.

  • Who is the founder of Klarna?

    Knut Frangsmyr, Sebastian Siemiatkowski, and Philip Alsén are the founders of Klarna.

  • Who is the CEO of Klarna?

    Sebastian Siemiatkowski is the CEO of Klarna.

  • Where is Klarna headquartered?

    Klarna is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

  • What is the size of Klarna?

    Klarna has 5,284 total employees.

  • What industry is Klarna in?

    Klarna’s primary industry is Financial Software.

  • Is Klarna a private or public company?

    Klarna is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Klarna?

    The current valuation of Klarna is 00.000.

  • What is Klarna’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Klarna is 00000.

  • How much funding has Klarna raised over time?

    Klarna has raised $4.65B.

  • Who are Klarna’s investors?

    Borderless Capital, D/XYZ, KHK & Partners, Paragon Equity Partners, and Section Partners are 5 of 160 investors who have invested in Klarna.

  • Who are Klarna’s competitors?

    BlueSnap, First American Payment Systems, PayU, DiPocket, and Payscout are some of the 86 competitors of Klarna.

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