Checkout Finland is one of the leading internet-based payment service providers in Finland. The company was set up in 2008 and is located in Tampere, with a staff of 30 in-house professionals. As of 2014, Checkout has been a subsidiary of OP Financial Group. OP is one of the largest financial companies in Finland, and Checkout belongs to its new digital commerce and payments business. Originally set up by start-up entrepreneurs, the company was initially focused on small and medium-sized enterprises. Developing over the years and changing focus to servicing larger corporations, Checkout Finland has grown rapidly, with an approximate 30 per cent growth rate in 2017.