Checkr Raises $9M in Series A Funding

checkrCheckr, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of background checks for potential hires, raised $9m in Series A funding.

The round was led by Accel Partners with participation from Khosla Ventures, SV Angel, Data Collective and Google Ventures, Bobby Yazdani, Elad Gil, Wesley Chan, Scott Banister, Joshua Schachter, David Spector, Paul Bucheit, Kevin Hale, Qasar Younis, Ilya Sukhar and Tikhon Bernstam.

The company intends to use the funds to expand in the USA.

Co-founded by Daniel Yanisse and Jonathan Perichon in April 2014 and an August Y Combinator graduate, Checkr operates a platform (either online access or an API) that browses and evaluates background reports that include national and county criminal records, driving history, SSN verification, previous addresses, etc.



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