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Photo: Klever

Very Klever – bin the paper bill ‘I love paying bills,’ said no one ever. The line from Klever’s website probably rings true to most, and it provided entrepreneurs Jeanette Samuelsson and Simon Sandvik with enough motivation to create the ground-breaking bill management app Klever, making paying bills hassle-free – and mobile. By Linnea Dunne

“With the dawn of the internet, everyone was thinking ‘great, now we’ll find new ways of invoicing and everything will become much easier!’. But instead of technology making everything easier, it made it more fragmented,” says Jeanette Samuelsson, CEO of Klever. “People get bills in different inboxes, even by text, and then you need to go home and check your physical letterbox as well before you start paying everything. We 98  |  Issue 104  |  September 2017

just thought it was bonkers that in 2017 we’re still doing things this way.” With a background as a property investor and co-founder of Fixura, Finland’s first peer-to-peer lending company, Samuelsson was ready for a new adventure. The crux with disorganised and costly billing and payment systems provided inspiration and, together with her business partner Simon Sandvik, she set

out to solve the problem. Two years on, Klever – a smartphone app that receives all your bills in one place and allows you to pay them with just one click – is well established on the Finnish market and starting to make waves on the business scene beyond its home country. “We wanted a mobile solution,” explains Samuelsson. “Many people travel a lot, but most have a smartphone. What’s so clever about the app is that once you’ve scanned a bill, all the details are there and saved for future transactions. If you want to know how much you’ve spent on something over the past six months, you just search for the information in the app, and you can easily find payment dates

Scan Magazine, Issue 104, September 2017  

Promoting Brand Scandinavia. Featuring interview with Danish comedian Sofie Hagen

Scan Magazine, Issue 104, September 2017  

Promoting Brand Scandinavia. Featuring interview with Danish comedian Sofie Hagen