Klarna sells checkout business to investor consortium

Klarna has finalised a deal to sell its online checkout service, Klarna Checkout (KCO), to a consortium of investors led by Kamjar Hajabdolahi, CEO and founding partner of Stockholm-based venture capital firm BLQ Invest.


Finbourne lands £55m Series B from Highland Europe and AXA Venture Partners

Finbourne Technology, a London-based investment data management solutions vendor, has raised £55 million through a Series B round spearheaded by UK venture capital firm Highland Europe and AXA Venture Partners (AVP), a French VC specialising in tech companies.


Apple partners Santander’s Zinia for BNPL financing services in Germany

Apple has tapped Spanish banking giant Santander’s digital consumer finance platform Zinia to power new payment capabilities across its operations in Germany.