Tag: Klarna

June 28, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Visa commits to strategic investment in Klarna

Visa (NYSE:V) and Klarna just announced they have reached an agreement for Visa to invest in Klarna, and intend to develop a future strategic partnership. Klarna is an online payments companies, serving 60 million consumers and 70,000 retailers. The equity investment and planned partnership demonstrate Visa and Klarna’s shared vision to accelerate online and mobile…

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June 19, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Sweden online payments provider Klarna gets bank license

Swedish payments firm Klarna just announced that had received a banking license from Sweden's financial watchdog Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen). While the company would not comment on immediate plans, the banking license that is valid across the European Union gives it "very interesting opportunities" including the possibility to issue credit cards and other retail banking…

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