E971: The Next Unicorns: Checkr CEO & Co-founder Daniel Yanisse built the first API for background checks, shares insights on scaling to 10,000+ customers, bringing transparency & fairness to hiring, growth v. profitability, the future of gig economy & the changing role of the modern tech CEO – E1 of 10-ep miniseries

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The Next Unicorns: Checkr CEO & Co-founder Daniel Yanisse built the first API for background checks, shares insights on scaling to 10,000+ customers, bringing transparency & fairness to hiring, growth v. profitability, the future of gig economy & the changing role of the modern tech CEO – E1 of 10-ep miniseries

0:50 Jason introduces The Next Unicorns

3:30 Founding Checkr through the gig economy

4:28 Creating the first API for background checks

13:09 Solving the “False Positive” issue in background checks

15:10 Are gig economy companies doing enough in their vetting process?

19:07 Parsing felons through Checkr

28:20 Would Daniel hire someone with a violent criminal history?

32:13 Does Daniel feel pressure for Checkr to IPO?

37:25 How should gig economy workers be classified?

40:15 Growth vs. profitability

47:55 How Daniel is dealing with going from employee to boss

50:30 Changing roles of the modern tech CEO

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