Press Release

Checkr – $100 Million Series C

April 27, 2018

San Francisco – April 27, 2018 – Cooley advised background screening company Checkr on its $100 million Series C funding round – raising Checkr’s total capital to nearly $150 million. Partners Jon Avina and Bradley Libuit headed the team advising Checkr. 

The funding will accelerate Checkr’s expansion into the enterprise sector from serving an on-demand and gig economy workforce. Additionally, it will assist Checkr in increasing its workforce and expanding the role of AI in its background check technology to increase speed, data insights and accuracy. 

The “investment allows us to help the enterprise sector be successful in this new world of work by modernizing their background screening practices, optimizing their hiring to attract the talent they need,”  said Daniel Yanisse, CEO of Checkr, in a news release. 

Checkr’s mission is to help companies use their technology to better understand the demands of the changing workforce, bring transparency and fairness to their hiring and build a better future for workers.

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