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Employee background screening for companies.





San Francisco, California


Security & Compliance, Cloud

Company Description

Checkr powers people infrastructure for the future of work. With artificial intelligence and machine learning, our platform and solutions make background checks faster, easier, and more compliant. Using Checkr’s advanced screening technology, companies can better understand the dynamics of the changing workforce, bring transparency and fairness to their hiring, and ultimately build a better future for workers.

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Total Raised

$679 million


$4.6 billion

Significant Investors

Y Combinator, Accel, Durable Capital, BOND, Khosla Ventures, IVP, T. Rowe Price, Coatue, Fidelity, Elad Gil

Company Traction

  • As of September 2021, Checkr processes 30 million background checks annually. 
  • As of May 2023, Checkr can run background checks in 200+ countries and territories.
  • As of May 2023, Checkr has 15,000+ enterprise customers, including Netflix, Instacart, Hot Topic, Shipt, Addeco, Papa John’s, Angi, Elwood Staffing, and

Leadership Team

  • Daniel Yanisse: Co-Founder & CEO of Checkr. Former Software Engineer at deliv.
  • Denise Hemke: CPO at Checkr. Former General Manager, Analytics at Workday.
  • Lindsey Scrase: CRO at Checkr. Former Managing Director, Google Cloud, Global SMB, Mid Market, and Startups at Google.
  • Naeem Ishaq: EVP, CFO at Checkr. Former EVP, CFO at Circle.  


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