Who are we?
Clearhaus was founded in 2011 with one goal: to simplify online payments. Our goal is to deliver payment solutions to online stores across Europe. We develop and maintain our own infrastructure and by using new technology we've made online payments become faster, simpler and more secure.
Management: Claus M. Christensen, CEO and Søren Soltveit, CTO.
Board of Directors: Søren Soltveit (chairman), Claus M. Christensen, Anders G. Christensen and Michael Burtscher.
What do we do?
Clearhaus is the easiest way to accept online and mobile payments in both online eCommerce stores and mobile apps. We handle transactions for 4000+ merchants ranging from startups to large corporate businesses around the world everyday.
We have developed and we're now operating our own infrastructure and provide extensive APIs, documentation and a sleek dashboard. The dashboard provides insight into every every transaction and every payout.
- FoundedMay 2011
- FSA LicenseFeb 2012
- Visa & MasterCard Principal MemberOct 2014
- Beta in EU28/EEAJun 2015
- Acquired PaylikeApr 2016
Our vision was and still is to simplify online payments, this means instant or close to instant account openings, easy access to our support team and helping our merchants prevent or at least minimize fraud through the usage of new and modern technology.
Clearhaus obtained a payment institution license (Payment Service Directive) and is licensed as an acquirer, authorised by the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority.
Visa & MasterCard Principal Member
Clearhaus became Principal Member of Visa and MasterCard in Europe
Beta in EU28/EEA
Clearhaus launched the beta version in Europe. This is the beginning that led us to having merchants accepting transactions in all the European countries.
Clearhaus bought Paylike (paylike.io), a European PSP (Payment Service Provider) that combines merchant acquiring and a payment gateway in one offering.
With exponential growth since we launched and in 2016 we won the award Best Exponential Startup in the Nordic Region.