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Building trust in people.

Our Mission

Building trust at scale doesn’t have to be hard. With AI, we’ve created the world’s easiest background checks for businesses of all sizes. Now, it’s easy to know exactly who you’re hiring—every time.

How we’re getting it done.

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Unified by Trust

Trust is at the heart of everything we do, so we’re always transparent with one another.

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Bold Thinking, Courageous Decisions

We don’t settle for how things have always been done — and neither should you. We’re building the future, today.

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We Give a Shit

We know that businesses of all sizes count on us and we take seriously our responsibility to deliver.

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Curious on Change, Focused on Impact

As the #1-rated screening provider, we build our teams with global understanding and a singular vision.

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Unified by Trust

Trust is at the heart of everything we do, so we’re always transparent with one another.

10

02

Bold Thinking, Courageous Decisions

We don’t settle for how things have always been done — and neither should you. We’re building the future, today.

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03

We Give a Shit

We know that businesses of all sizes count on us and we take seriously our responsibility to deliver.

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Curious on Change, Focused on Impact

As the #1-rated screening provider, we build our teams with global understanding and a singular vision.

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Setting the global standard for screening.

Certn is revolutionizing background screening — and fast. In 2023, we were ranked 10th on Deloitte Canada’s Technology Fast 50™️ and 78th on Deloitte’s North American Technology Fast 500™️.

So, how are we growing so quickly? We’re relentless in our pursuit of the world’s easiest background checks. We know that business is moving faster than ever and companies of all sizes need a trusted, global partner to scale their hiring.

With Certn, you get game-changing tech, 24/7 support, and compliant results from databases all over the world. It’s why we’re relied on by governments, multinational corporations, and leading gig platforms.

Stop settling for how it’s always been done. Be Certn instead.

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Meet the people behind Certn.

Learn more about our leadership team.

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Timeline

Certn was founded in 2016 and is backed by funding from Export Development Canada, B Capital Group, Telstra Ventures, Inovia Captial, and Tribe Capital.

2016 Certn is born
2018 Tenant screening for landlords and property managers is available
2019 Online criminal record checks are launched
2021 $43M in Series A funding to expand online background checks
2022 Certn acquires Credence Background Screening & InterCheck
2023 $80M in Series B funding to scale globally
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