SoftBank boosts Klarna to $45.6 billion; Tata Digital to acquire 1mg; and Yashraj Erande at BCG on the rise of digital banks

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Leading this briefing is news that Klarna Bank has raised $639 million in fresh equity funding in an investment led by SoftBank Group that values the Swedish fintech startup at $45.6 billion. Also in the programme, Tata Digital is said to be acquiring majority stake in online pharmacy venture 1mg; and Yashraj Erande of BCG analyses the rise of digital banks in the Asia Pacific region