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Klarna Launches its Shopping App in Switzerland

Swedish Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) platform Klarna announces the launch of its shopping app in Switzerland. Besides searching for inspiration and products, all purchases can be made directly via the Klarna app. Users will also be able to manage

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SoftBank Leads Swedish BNPL Firm Klarna’s Mega Fundraise of US$639 Million

Swedish Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) platform Klarna announced that it has secured US$ 639 million during a new equity funding round, pushing its post-money valuation to US$ 45.6 billion. The round was led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund 21, with

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BNPL Player Klarna Launches in-App Shopping Feature for UK’s Users

Swedish Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) firm Klarna has launched its shopping app where UK’s users can pay in three monthly installments at any online retailer, regardless of whether they’re partnered with the firm or not, directly through the its

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Klarna’s Open Banking Solution Extended to 8 More European Markets

Swedish payments firm Klarna announced the expansion of its open banking solution across eight more European countries, which now includes Portugal, Denmark, Luxembourg, Ireland, Croatia, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia. As part of the latest expansion, Klarna also introduced the “Account

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Klarna Launches Its First in-App Banking Services in Germany

Klarna, a Swedish global payment and shopping service, announced that it is launching consumer bank accounts in Germany. Klarna said that the launch marks a first for the company and will allow customers to easily track, categorise and analyse all

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15 Most Valuable Fintech Startups and Companies in Europe

The fintech ecosystem in Europe is steadily maturing with adoption of digital financial services continuing to grow and key enablers, including consumer acceptance, number of information and communication technologies (ICT) specialists and easiness to start new businesses, evolving positively, according

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A Snapshot of the Europe’s Fintech Unicorns

Fintech has been on the upward momentum ever since the term has been entered into our lexicon. A report by CB Insights indicates that investments in fintech has been steadily on the rise since 2014 Image Credit: CB Insights The

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34 Fintech and Insurtech Unicorns

Fintech has been all the rage in the past years with angel investors and venture capital firms pouring millions, if not billions, into startups in the space. In 2017 alone, fintech ventures raised a whooping $31 billion, according to KPMG.

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The 15 Largest European Fintechs

Forbes Magazin published recently the 10 largest Fintech companies from the US. Our German blogging friends from paymentbanking tried to research the most valued European Fintechs. In their disclaimer they clearly state that the valuation is sometimes hard to find and comes

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European Commission Gives Boost To Startups In Europe

The European Commission’s Start-up and Scale-up Initiative aims to give Europe’s many innovative entrepreneurs every opportunity to become world leading companies. It pulls together all the possibilities that the EU already offers and adds a new focus on venture capital

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