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Helping big banks out-Affirm Affirm and out-Chime Chime, gives Amount a $681 million valuation

Helping big banks out-Affirm Affirm and out-Chime Chime, gives Amount a 1 million valuation Amount, a new service that helps traditional banks compete in a digital world, has raised $81 million from none other than Goldman Sachs as it looks to help legacy fintech players compete with their more nimble digital counterparts. […]

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Funded by Connect Ventures, Purple Dot plans to take on Klarna-style purchase debt

Funded by Connect Ventures, Purple Dot plans to take on Klarna-style purchase debt In recent times startups have appeared offering credit at an e-commerce basket checkout so that a customer can buy a product without needing to pay right away. Klarna or Clearpay are the two most notable in this field. But […]

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Klarna raises $650 million at a $10.6 billion valuation

Klarna raises 0 million at a .6 billion valuation Fintech startup Klarna has raised a mega-round of funding led by Silver Lake. The company is raising $650 million at a post-money valuation of $10.65 billion. Klarna says it is now the highest-valued private fintech company in Europe following today’s funding round. In […]

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Klarna launches rewards program

Klarna launches rewards program Fintech startup Klarna is launching a rewards program called Vibe this summer. If you use Klarna as your payment method, you’ll start earning points for every $1 you spend. You can then redeem your points for gift cards at Starbucks, Sephora, Foot Locker and Uber. Klarna is best […]

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ClimateView raises $2.5 million for its toolkit to visualize climate mitigation plans

ClimateView raises .5 million for its toolkit to visualize climate mitigation plans ClimateView, a Swedish software development company working on monitoring and visualization tools for greenhouse gas emissions, said it has raised $2.5 million in its latest round of financing. While the world is gripped by the material and economic toll of […]

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Alipay owner Ant Financial takes minority stake in Klarna

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 Klarna — which has a strong European presence and a flagship product that lets […]

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A conversation with ‘the most ambitious female VC in Europe’

A conversation with ‘the most ambitious female VC in Europe’ Blossom Capital, the venture capital firm co-founded by ex-Index Ventures and LocalGlobe VC Ophelia Brown, just raised a new $185 million fund. The firm’s remit remains broadly the same: to be the lead investor in European tech startups at Series A, along […]

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Klarna CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski to speak at Disrupt Berlin shortly after raising $460 million

Klarna CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski to speak at Disrupt Berlin shortly after raising 0 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 Sebastian Siemiatkowski will join us at TechCrunch […]

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Klarna raises $460 million, looks to expand its payments presence in the U.S.

Klarna raises 0 million, looks to expand its payments presence in the U.S. Swedish payments provider Klarna has announced a new round of equity funding, adding $60 million at a post-money valuation of $5.5 billion, which makes it one of the most highly-valued private fintech companies in the world. The new funding […]

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Norrsken opens East Africa startup fund and hub in Kigali

Norrsken opens East Africa startup fund and hub in Kigali Startups in East Africa have a new source for investment and mentorship. Sweden’s Norrsken Foundation—a coworking space and investment fund based in Stockholm—opened its tech fund and entrepreneurship hub in Rwanda today to support ventures across the region. Norrsken’s Kigali center is […]

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