Clearhaus is an acquiring company founded in 2011. We specialise in offering payment solutions to webshops across Europe. We are technology-driven and customer-centric.
When we started, our goal was to succeed in and change the world of online payments. Since then, we have grown rapidly. Now we have 50 hard-working employees dedicated to satisfying our customers.
Management: Claus M. Christensen, CEO and Søren Soltveit, CTO.
Board of Directors: Søren Soltveit (chairman), Claus M. Christensen, Thomas Jensen.
What we do
Clearhaus is aspiring to offer the most convenient way for e-Commerce companies (merchants) to receive online and mobile payments.
We believe we can achieve this by continuing to expand our innate technology-driven culture and structure.
What we do is enable e-Commerce companies to accept payments in their online shops and mobile apps. We handle their transactions and make online payments faster, simpler, and more secure.
Every day we handle transactions for over 28,500 merchants. They range from startups to large corporate businesses.
Our development has led us on the path of:
- Operating our own infrastructure
- Developing important features
- Providing extensive APIs
- Implementing an insightful dashboard
Licenses and Certificates
Clearhaus is authorised as a Payment Institution with a pan-European license by the Danish FSA and is a Visa and MasterCard Principal member. It is our duty and pleasure to serve and protect your business in every transaction.
- Danish company no. 33749996 (CVR)
- Danish FSA no. 22006
- Mastercard ICA: 15403
- Visa BID: 10074581
- Mar, 2015
Our first customer in DenmarkClearhaus signs the first agreement with a customer in Denmark. This customer is soon joined by many others.
- Jun, 2015
Our first customer outside of DenmarkClearhaus gets their first non-Danish customer, a company from the United Kingdom. This marks the entry into the European market. Today, Clearhaus has customers in 33 European countries.
- Aug, 2015
Our 1,000th customerDuring our first 6 months of operations, Clearhaus enjoys a fast growth and already obtains the 1000th customer.
- Dec, 2015
10% market shareClearhaus quickly gains a foothold in the acquiring industry. With our 10% market share, we challenge the previous Danish monopoly in less than a year.
Nordic Startup Award winnersClearhaus’ rapid growth is acknowledged. We win the Nordic Startup Award for Best Exponential Startup hosted in Reykjavik.
- May, 2017
Our 7,500th customerStill riding the wave of exponential growth, Clearhaus now has 7,500 customers in the merchant portfolio.
- Jun, 2017
20% market shareClearhaus’ influence increases in Denmark and the company’s services are in higher demand than ever. We reach a market share of 20%.
- Aug, 2018
Our first office outside of DenmarkIn an effort to expand efforts abroad, Clearhaus opens an office in London, UK. This is our first office outside of Denmark.
- Sep, 2018
Our 10,000th customerClearhaus reaches a new milestone when we onboard our customer number 10,000
- Jan, 2019
Employee number 50We are now 50 members of the Clearhaus family - all dedicated to offer innovative and amazing services.
- Dec, 2019
Merchant number 15.000Celebrating the month of Christmas by welcoming our merchant number 15.000
- Jan, 2020
Launch of 3DSecure.ioCelebrating the launch fo the www.3dsecure.io product, which is a SaaS-product which is to be considered a corporate spin-off company.
- Aug, 2020
Merchant number 20.000Welcoming merchant number 20.000 was a huge milestone, less than two years after reaching merchant number 10.000
- Nov, 2020
First POS transactionClearhaus processed its first POS transaction.
- Jan, 2021
Clearhaus was sold to Unzer and KKRClearhaus was sold to Unzer and KKR. The transaction awaits regulatory approval.
- Jun, 2021
Merchant number 25.00025.000 merchants has now used Clearhaus for their online payments.