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Checkr is a company that provides background checks for global enterprises and startups. It offers API or web dashboard for companies to manage all their background screening needs, from applicant consent to adverse actions. The company uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide employment verification, education verification, identity verification, sex offender registry check, and national criminal records check.

HQSan Francisco, US
Employee Ratings4
Culture scoreB+

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Employees (est.) (May 2020)495(-2%)
Job Openings10

Key People/Management at Checkr

Daniel Yanisse

Daniel Yanisse

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Jonathan Perichon

Jonathan Perichon

Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder
Margie Lee-Johnson

Margie Lee-Johnson

Vice President, People
Irene Liu

Irene Liu

General Counsel
Marc Diouane

Marc Diouane

Chief Business Officer
Cory Louie

Cory Louie

Chief Trust & Security Officer
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Checkr Office Locations

Checkr has offices in San Francisco and Denver
San Francisco, US (HQ)
1 Montgomery St
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Checkr Financials and Metrics

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Checkr's latest funding round in September 2019 was reported to be $160 m. In total, Checkr has raised $309 m. Checkr's latest valuation is reported to be $2.2 b.
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Checkr Operating Metrics

Checkr's Customers was reported to be 10 k in Jul, 2018.
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Checkr Online and Social Media Presence

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Checkr Blogs

These 5 companies are winning the talent war, and you can too

How do you succeed in HR and recruiting at a time when there are many more open positions than people to fill them? With unemployment at a 50-year low, candidates can afford to be picky. We looked under the hood of five companies who’ve succeeded in attracting top talent, even when the o…

4 Ways to Improve Recruiter Productivity with Checkr Health

Checkr Health can help improve your recruiters’ productivity with easy-to-use features that put them in control. Using 4 techniques in the drug screening process, you can reduce candidate drop off, lower acquisition costs and free up more time for recruiting. With increased flexibility t…

From Brené Brown to The Future of Work: 5 Books You Need to Read as an HR Leader

Looking to stay current with the latest strategies and trends in HR? If so, there’s no shortage of books dedicated to ideas and topics that matter to you. The question is, how do you sift through them all and find the best ones? We’ve done our due diligence and compiled a list of five of…

Talent is harder to attract: here are seven ways to make sure you’re ahead of the competition

It’s no secret: competition for the best talent is heating up. Skilled professionals have choices and they know it. In today’s market, you risk losing out on the best talent if you don’t make the candidate experience a top priority. By candidate experience, we mean all of the interaction…

The rise of background check discrimination lawsuits—and how to get ahead of them

Sports and entertainment giant Madison Square Garden recently reached a $1.3 million deal to end claims that it used criminal convictions from background checks to deny employment to minority applicants with criminal records without investigating the reports or giving candidates a chance…

Introducing the Fair Assessment Course and Certification, A New Way to Reach Talent

The US unemployment rate recently fell to its lowest level in half a century in May, capping the longest streak of job creation in modern times. However, despite the consistent job growth, for people with criminal records or a history of incarceration—that’s nearly one in three Americans…
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Checkr Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Checkr founded?

    Checkr was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Checkr key executives?

    Checkr's key executives are Daniel Yanisse, Jonathan Perichon and Margie Lee-Johnson.

  • How many employees does Checkr have?

    Checkr has 490 employees.

  • Who are Checkr competitors?

    Competitors of Checkr include GoodHire, Onfido and HireRight.

  • Where is Checkr headquarters?

    Checkr headquarters is located at 1 Montgomery St, San Francisco.

  • Where are Checkr offices?

    Checkr has offices in San Francisco and Denver.

  • How many offices does Checkr have?

    Checkr has 2 offices.