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Klarna

23 Disclosed Funding Rounds $3,084,713,451

3 Participating Investments $4,161,853


E-Commerce, Finance, FinTech, Payments

Klarna is an eCommerce payment solutions platform for merchants and shoppers.

Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden, Europe (SE)

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Founded date 02, 2005

Founders Sebastian Siemiatkowski, Victor Jacobsson, Niklas Adalberth

Operating Status Active

Funding Stage Private Equity

Last Funding Type Venture - Series Unknown

Also known as Klarna Bank, Klarna AB

Company Type For Profit


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Klarna is an eCommerce payment solutions platform for merchants and shoppers. The platform gives customers the freedom to choose how and when to pay. They also offer direct payments, pay after delivery options, and installment plans. Klarna is a regulated bank known for its “buy now, pay later” model that offers shoppers interest-free financing on retail purchases over a period of installments. Klarna was founded in 2005 in Stockholm, Sweden by Sebastian Siemiatkowski, Niklas Adalberth, and Victor Jacobsson.

Date Round Raised Lead
March, 05, 2021 Venture - Series Unknown Undisclosed -------
March, 01, 2021 Venture - Series Unknown $1,000,000,000 Sequoia Capital, Dragoneer Investment Group, Visa, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Permira
October, 06, 2020 Corporate Round Undisclosed Macy's
September, 15, 2020 Private Equity $650,000,000 Silver Lake
March, 04, 2020 Corporate Round Undisclosed Ant Financial
December, 03, 2019 Secondary Market Undisclosed -------
August, 06, 2019 Venture - Series Unknown $460,000,000 Dragoneer Investment Group
August, 01, 2019 Private Equity Undisclosed -------
April, 08, 2019 Private Equity $93,000,000 -------
January, 18, 2019 Undisclosed Undisclosed Snoop Dogg
October, 10, 2018 Corporate Round $20,000,000 H&M Clothing Company, H&M CO:LAB
July, 21, 2017 Private Equity $250,000,000 Permira
June, 27, 2017 Undisclosed Undisclosed Visa
June, 07, 2017 Secondary Market Undisclosed Anders Holch Povlsen
March, 07, 2017 Venture - Series Unknown $5,103,835 Creandum
June, 27, 2016 Debt Financing $35,127,078 -------
April, 01, 2016 Convertible Note Undisclosed -------
August, 19, 2015 Secondary Market $80,000,000 -------
March, 14, 2014 Venture - Series Unknown $125,204,326 -------
December, 09, 2011 Series C $155,000,000 General Atlantic
May, 04, 2010 Series B $9,000,000 Sequoia Capital
December, 01, 2007 Series A $2,200,000 Investment AB Öresund
February, 01, 2005 Seed $78,211 Walerud Ventures

Klarna Participated In the Following Investment Rounds (3)

Organization Name Lead? Round Partners Participating Raise Date
Borgo No Venture - Series Unknown ------- $1,300,000 July, 11, 2019
Wrapp Yes Venture - Series Unknown ------- Undisclosed November, 02, 2015
Wrapp No Undisclosed ------- $2,861,853 August, 06, 2015

Klarna Investors (69)

Investor Lead? Round Participating Raise Date Partners
Manhattan West Asset Management No Venture - Series Unknown Undisclosed March, 05, 2021 -------
Sequoia Capital Yes Venture - Series Unknown $1,000,000,000 March, 01, 2021 -------
Dragoneer Investment Group Yes Venture - Series Unknown $1,000,000,000 March, 01, 2021 -------
Atomico No Venture - Series Unknown $1,000,000,000 March, 01, 2021 -------
Northzone No Venture - Series Unknown $1,000,000,000 March, 01, 2021 -------
Visa Yes Venture - Series Unknown $1,000,000,000 March, 01, 2021 -------
Commonwealth Bank of Australia Yes Venture - Series Unknown $1,000,000,000 March, 01, 2021 -------
Permira Yes Venture - Series Unknown $1,000,000,000 March, 01, 2021 -------
Investment AB Öresund No Venture - Series Unknown $1,000,000,000 March, 01, 2021 -------
Bestseller Group No Venture - Series Unknown $1,000,000,000 March, 01, 2021 -------
Macy's Yes Corporate Round Undisclosed October, 06, 2020 -------
Silver Lake Yes Private Equity $650,000,000 September, 15, 2020 -------
MerianChrysalis No Private Equity $650,000,000 September, 15, 2020 -------
HMI Capital No Private Equity $650,000,000 September, 15, 2020 -------
TCV No Private Equity $650,000,000 September, 15, 2020 -------
Northzone No Private Equity $650,000,000 September, 15, 2020 -------
GIC No Private Equity $650,000,000 September, 15, 2020 -------
Bonnier Ventures No Private Equity $650,000,000 September, 15, 2020 -------
BlackRock No Private Equity $650,000,000 September, 15, 2020 -------
Ant Financial Yes Corporate Round Undisclosed March, 04, 2020 -------
Nordic Secondary Fund No Secondary Market Undisclosed December, 03, 2019 -------
Dragoneer Investment Group Yes Venture - Series Unknown $460,000,000 August, 06, 2019 -------
IVP No Venture - Series Unknown $460,000,000 August, 06, 2019 -------
BlackRock No Venture - Series Unknown $460,000,000 August, 06, 2019 -------
MerianChrysalis No Venture - Series Unknown $460,000,000 August, 06, 2019 -------
Första AP-fonden No Venture - Series Unknown $460,000,000 August, 06, 2019 -------
IPGL No Venture - Series Unknown $460,000,000 August, 06, 2019 -------
HMI Capital No Venture - Series Unknown $460,000,000 August, 06, 2019 -------
Commonwealth Bank of Australia No Venture - Series Unknown $460,000,000 August, 06, 2019 -------
Tim Ringel No Private Equity Undisclosed August, 01, 2019 -------
H&M CO:LAB No Private Equity $93,000,000 April, 08, 2019 -------
Sebastian Siemiatkowski No Private Equity $93,000,000 April, 08, 2019 -------
Victor Jacobsson No Private Equity $93,000,000 April, 08, 2019 -------
Northzone No Private Equity $93,000,000 April, 08, 2019 -------
Otiva No Private Equity $93,000,000 April, 08, 2019 -------
Permira No Private Equity $93,000,000 April, 08, 2019 -------
Niklas Adalberth No Private Equity $93,000,000 April, 08, 2019 -------
Sequoia Capital No Private Equity $93,000,000 April, 08, 2019 -------
Snoop Dogg Yes Undisclosed Undisclosed January, 18, 2019 -------
H&M Clothing Company Yes Corporate Round $20,000,000 October, 10, 2018 -------
H&M CO:LAB Yes Corporate Round $20,000,000 October, 10, 2018 -------
Permira Yes Private Equity $250,000,000 July, 21, 2017 -------
Visa Yes Undisclosed Undisclosed June, 27, 2017 -------
Anders Holch Povlsen Yes Secondary Market Undisclosed June, 07, 2017 -------
Otiva No Secondary Market Undisclosed June, 07, 2017 -------
Creandum Yes Venture - Series Unknown $5,103,835 March, 07, 2017 -------
Fabrice Grinda No Convertible Note Undisclosed April, 01, 2016 -------
FJ Labs No Convertible Note Undisclosed April, 01, 2016 -------
Northzone No Secondary Market $80,000,000 August, 19, 2015 -------
Wellcome Trust No Secondary Market $80,000,000 August, 19, 2015 -------
Wellington Management No Secondary Market $80,000,000 August, 19, 2015 -------
Sebastian Siemiatkowski No Venture - Series Unknown $125,204,326 March, 14, 2014 -------
Victor Jacobsson No Venture - Series Unknown $125,204,326 March, 14, 2014 -------
General Atlantic No Venture - Series Unknown $125,204,326 March, 14, 2014 -------
Reimann Investors No Venture - Series Unknown $125,204,326 March, 14, 2014 -------
Niklas Adalberth No Venture - Series Unknown $125,204,326 March, 14, 2014 -------
Sequoia Capital No Venture - Series Unknown $125,204,326 March, 14, 2014 -------
Panorama Point Partners No Venture - Series Unknown $125,204,326 March, 14, 2014 -------
IVP No Venture - Series Unknown $125,204,326 March, 14, 2014 -------
GP Bullhound No Venture - Series Unknown $125,204,326 March, 14, 2014 -------
Atomico No Venture - Series Unknown $125,204,326 March, 14, 2014 -------
QED Investors No Series C $155,000,000 December, 09, 2011 -------
General Atlantic Yes Series C $155,000,000 December, 09, 2011 -------
DST Global No Series C $155,000,000 December, 09, 2011 -------
Karl Danowsky Prytz No Series B $9,000,000 May, 04, 2010 -------
Sequoia Capital Yes Series B $9,000,000 May, 04, 2010 -------
Investment AB Öresund Yes Series A $2,200,000 December, 01, 2007 -------
HarbourVest Partners No Series A $2,200,000 December, 01, 2007 -------
Walerud Ventures Yes Seed $78,211 February, 01, 2005 -------