Klarna is now the most expensive fintech company in Europe

Klarna is already the most expensive private fintech company in Europe and fourth in the world, CNBC reports. The Swedish online payment company raised $ 650 million, valued at $ 10.6 billion. The round was led by Silver Lake Partners, along with GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, as well as BlackRock and HMI Capital. Klarna, […]

“The corona shock will accelerate the future”

Roelof Botha The Sequoia partner continues to look to Europe. (Photo: PR) Roelof Botha is familiar with crises: The South African was appointed CFO at Paypal in September 2001 when the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center shook the markets. Half a year later he listed the company co-founded by Peter Thiel and Elon […]

In the beginning, interest rates rise

Interest rate comparison via an internet portal Picture: dpa When the financial markets get really tight, the banks rediscover their love for savers. However, this is usually not permanent. EIt sounded like a glimmer of light in the dark. Does everything bad have its good? Internet platforms such as “overnight money comparison” were enthusiastically reporting: […]