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Founded Year



Series E - II | Alive

Total Raised


Last Raised

$120M | 1 yr ago

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About Checkr

Checkr offers a background checking service with a focus on the gig economy. Checkr captures criminal records, driving records, and employment verifications for those the Bureau of Labor Statistics says are in alternative employment arrangements. Using Checkr's background check technology, companies of all sizes can better understand the dynamics of the changing workforce, bring transparency and fairness to their hiring, and ultimately build a better future for workers. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Headquarters Location

One Montgomery Street Suite 2000

San Francisco, California, 94104,

United States


ESPs containing Checkr

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Enterprise Tech / Enterprise Applications

The candidate onboarding market is focused on helping businesses quickly and efficiently recruit, hire, and onboard new employees or contractors. This process can be time-consuming and complex, but technology vendors in this market offer solutions that streamline the process, allowing companies to hire high-quality talent faster. These solutions often include pre-hire screenings, background checks…

Checkr named as Leader among 10 other companies, including Onfido, Persona, and Envoy.

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Checkr's Products & Differentiators

    Checkr Screenings

    Checkr's Screenings and Verifications provide scalable background checks that mitigate risk and increase productivity for your organization. Our advanced background check technology was born out of the demands of gig economy companies, who hire at unprecedented speed and scale. Checkr’s platform enables them to engage millions of people every year while reducing risk to their business.

Research containing Checkr

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Checkr in 3 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Feb 9, 2023.

Expert Collections containing Checkr

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Checkr is included in 9 Expert Collections, including HR Tech.


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Checkr Patents

Checkr has filed 2 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Recruitment
  • Credit
  • Criminal records
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Identity documents, Recruitment, Diagrams, Data management, Identifiers


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Identity documents, Recruitment, Diagrams, Data management, Identifiers



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Checkr Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Checkr founded?

    Checkr was founded in 2014.

  • Where is Checkr's headquarters?

    Checkr's headquarters is located at One Montgomery Street, San Francisco.

  • What is Checkr's latest funding round?

    Checkr's latest funding round is Series E - II.

  • How much did Checkr raise?

    Checkr raised a total of $679M.

  • Who are the investors of Checkr?

    Investors of Checkr include Accel, Y Combinator, Institutional Venture Partners, T. Rowe Price, Coatue Management and 21 more.

  • Who are Checkr's competitors?

    Competitors of Checkr include Certn, Truework, GoodHire, Argyle, Turn Technologies and 11 more.

  • What products does Checkr offer?

    Checkr's products include Checkr Screenings and 1 more.

Compare Checkr to Competitors

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Accurate Background

Accurate Background offers a complete set of on-demand employment screening services, including criminal, motor vehicle, and other public records searches, employment history, education and professional license verifications, credit checks, and drug and health screening services.

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Hirease assists businesses with background research, drug screening, and credentials processing for job applicants.

Certn Logo

Certn provides a background screening platform for employees, contractors, and tenants. It verifies diverse backgrounds with artificial intelligence-supported identity verification and global background checks with risk-relevant people data from many countries and data sources. It serves healthcare services, transportation and logistics, staffing, retail and consumer services, and manufacturing industries. Certn was founded in 2016 and is based in Victoria, Canada.

Inflection Logo

Inflection is specializes in people data, privacy standards, and risk solutions. Designed for organizations across all industries, its screening products empower companies to make better and faster people decisions about who they should hire, who they should trust, and to whom they should grant access.

Truework Logo

Truework is an HR tool that automatically responds to lenders, landlords, and others who need to verify employment. The information is only shared with third parties after explicit approval from an employee. It verifies the identity behind every request and only releases information according to international, federal, and state privacy regulations. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in San Francisco, California.


Equifax provides digital verification solutions that includes auto, consumer finance, credit card, government, mortgage, pre-employment verifications. It is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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