Brian Monahan is no stranger to entrepreneurship.
At 19, he and his brother started his first company, Inflection Inc., the parent firm of PeopleSmart, a search engine designed to track down people anywhere in the world. It wasn’t long after the product’s launch that employers began using it to search for individuals’ court records as part of their background screening process.
Monahan, 29, sensed another business opportunity — but he didn’t want to create just another background check company. In 2013, Monahan launched GoodHire, a background check firm