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Money Valuable Fintech Europe: Klarna collects $ 639 million a

19:40  10 june  2021
19:40  10 june  2021 Source:   t3n.de

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The most valuable European Fintech Klarna announces the successful completion of a new financing round of $ 639 million. The rating thus increases to $ 45.6 billion.

Klarna wächst. © Klarna Klarna grows.

Klarna introduces the Fintech market in Europe and also counts internationally at the top. Here, however, the Fintech Stripe of the Gebrüder Collison must be beaten. Stripe has a further twice as high assessment.

Investor Portfolio is unobstructed after Klarna

, the recent financing round took place under the leadership of the Softbank vision-Fund-21 and was supported by further investments of existing investors such as Adit Ventures, Honeycomb Asset Management and WestCap Group. Other Investors of Klarna include Sequoia Capital, Silverlake, Dragoneeer, Permira, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Bestseller Group, Ant Group, Northzone, Singapore Group Fund and Blackrock and HMI-managed funds and accounts.

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 16 million euros for Finleaps Element - N26 investor increases an in a renewed round of financing, the insurTech element has collected a double-digit million amount. In addition to already acquaintances, new investors have given money. © Shutterstock In a renewed round of financing, the insurTech element has collected a double-digit million amount. The InsurTech element has succeeded in bringing two new aboard in addition to the existing investors. A total of 16 million euros, the startup could now collect in a renewed round of financing.

The fresh funds wants to put Klarna into international expansion. In the context of the initiative Give ONE, the Klarna launched at the beginning of the year, a percent of the capital received in sustainable initiatives for the preservation of the planet should also be flowing.

"Smoothes" Promotional Event by Klarna. (Photo: Klarna)

Klarna shows rapid organic growth

The Klarna services are used via the own shopping app of 18 million customers worldwide and over 250,000 dealers. In the app you can search for brands and purchased. The settlement is also shown in the app. For payment, the various Klarna options are available.

Klarna's first quarterly report 2021 occupies the success of the concept. In this period, the company recorded sales of more than $ 18.9 billion. This corresponds to almost a doubling last year comparison. The success can not be attributed to individual countries. Klarna was able to grow massively in all markets. Striking is a particularly pronounced momentum in the US, where more than 18 million Americans use Klarna.

In 2020, the Klarna app rang constantly among the top 10's app downloads in the USA. In 2021, the download numbers could even be increased by 125 percent. In the current year Klarna wants to enter the French market. The company appeals to the potential to grow up to 2024 to the largest e-commerce market in Europe with a value of more than 185 billion dollars.

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