Checkr was founded in 2014 by Daniel Yanisse and Jonathan Perichon. After a 2021 round of funding brought in $250 million in venture capital funding, boosting the company's valuation to $4.6 billion, CEO Yanisse said that an IPO could be on the table in the near future. These comments should not be interpreted to mean that the company is formally pursuing or foregoing an IPO.

Checkr uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to make background checks "faster, easier, and more compliant," allowing companies to "better understand the dynamics of the changing workforce, bring transparency and fairness to their hiring, and ultimately build a better future for workers." In 2018, Checkr acquired Lytmus, a hiring platform. In 2022, the company acquired ModoHR Technologies, a canadian background data delivery firm. Checkr has raised over $550 million in funding from investors including Durable Capital Partners, Fidelity Investments, Franklin Templeton, Bond Capital, and Khosla Ventures. The recent $4.6 billion valuation is more than double the company's previous valuation from less than a year earlier.

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Who are Checkr's major investors?

Y Combinator
Fidelity Management and Research Company

Checkr Funding Rounds and IPO Valuation

Date Funding Round Funding Raised Price per Share IPO Valuation
4/1/2022 Series E-1 $120MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
9/1/2021 Series E $250MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
9/16/2019 Series D $160.62MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
4/12/2018 Series C $100.5MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
3/23/2016 Series B $40.41MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
10/14/2014 Series A and A-1 $10.37MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
Based on primary financings
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What is Checkr funding to date?

Checkr has raised $681.9MM with the following series:
$10.37MM raised for Series A and A-1,$40.41MM raised for Series B,$100.5MM raised for Series C,$160.62MM raised for Series D,$250MM raised for Series E,$120MM raised for Series E-1.
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When was Checkr founded?

Checkr was founded in 2014.
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Updated on: Sep 1, 2022