Klarna was founded in 2005 in Stockholm, Sweden with the aim of making it easier for people to
shop online. In the last 15 years, technology has evolved, excited and transformed the world
around us, yet their mission remains as relevant as ever, to make paying as simple, safe and
above all, 'smoooth' as possible.
Klarna is the leading global payments and shopping service, providing smarter and more flexible shopping and purchase experiences to 90 million active consumers across more than 250,000 merchants in 17 countries. Klarna offers direct payments, pay after delivery options and instalment plans in a smooth one-click purchase experience that lets consumers pay when and how they prefer to.
In the UK alone, Klarna has amassed a loyal customer base of some 14 million shoppers in 6 years.
HP creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. HP Wolf Security is a new
breed of endpoint security. HP’s portfolio of hardware-enforced security and endpoint-focused
security services are designed to help organizations safeguard PCs, printers, and people from
circling cyber predators. HP Wolf Security provides comprehensive endpoint protection and
resiliency that starts at the hardware level and extends across software and
Founded in 2007, La Fosse Associates is one of the fastest growing companies in Europe.
offer full-stack permanent and contract recruitment services from the board down to
client partners across the UK, Europe and the US, specialising in executive and C-level
search. La Fosse was built on the simple idea that treating people well is not only the
right thing to do, it's a better way to do business.
futureproof is a subsidiary of La Fosse which specialises in launching and developing the tech talent of tomorrow. Successful applicants are trained in full-stack development then placed in two-year engagements with leading clients and supported throughout. futureproof is free for students, attracting diverse talent and allowing selection based on ability rather than ability to pay.
Tech Nation is the leading UK scaleup accelerator. Tech Nation fuels the growth of game-changing founders, leaders, and scaling companies so they can positively transform societies and economies. We provide them with the coaching, content, and community they need for their journey in designing the future. Tech Nation has years of experience facilitating and helping UK tech companies scale, both at home and abroad. Over 30 cohorts and 900 companies have successfully graduated from Tech Nation’s growth programmes. Alumni include Skyscanner, Darktrace, and Monzo, as well as 3 of the UK’s 7 new ‘decacorns’; Revolut, Wise, and Farfetch.