Checkr, the background-checking startup, raises 100 millions to develop its customer base

Checkr checks job candidates’ profiles for companies. It recently decided to expand its customer base. Its first new clients are Adecco and Allstate. Funded in 2014 by two French men, Daniel Yanisse and Jonathan Perichon, Checkr checks the backgrounds of job candidates for the companies looking for new employees. In 24 hours, the startup teams… Read More

Instacart raises $150M and tries to compete with Amazon

The groceries collaborative deliveries service just closed a $150 millions round. Amazon’s new delivery services force Instacart to accelerate its development and international implantation. Funded in 2012, Instacart allows its users to order groceries products directly on its website. Buyers then go shopping for their clients and deliver their commands in less than an hour…. Read More