In June, A$AP Rocky and Klarna teamed up for a global campaign, encouraging consumers to refresh their look as the world began to emerge from lockdowns. Rocky was announced as a Klarna shareholder and assumed the role of CEO for a day on June 1 (!).
We said Kia Ora, Salut, Cześc, Dia dhuit and Olá as we launched in New Zealand, France, Poland, Ireland and Portugal bringing smoooth shopping to millions of consumers.
By the end of summer, Klarna hit a record of 20 million US customers as demand for flexible payment options continued to soar. In addition to swiftly reaching consumer milestones, Klarna continued to serve as a growth engine for retail partners.
Klarna reveals the only shopping app consumers need! The updated app provides Klarna customers with a single destination to carry out all of their online shopping.
We launched the Klarna browser extension that enables consumers to shop with Klarna’s flexible payment options on their desktop at every online store.
Klarna also launched bank accounts in Germany, which marks a first for the company and will allow customers to easily track, categorize and analyze all of their everyday spending using the Klarna app.
We launched carbon footprint insights for our over 90 million consumers.
Among other companies, we acquired HERO, a social shopping platform designed to provide consumers with inspiration, advice and immediately shoppable content produced directly from retailers’ physical stores.
We announced a new equity funding of USD 639 million at a post-money valuation of USD 45.6 billion, keeping our position as the highest-valued private fintech in Europe and the second-highest worldwide.