Shawn Rucks, Founder of deverus, Inc., Largest Provider of Background Check Software, Invited to The Mountain Tech Summit

Aspen Event, March 8 – 10, Brings Together Dozens of Top Silicon Valley Investors and Entrepreneurs

The annual Mountain Tech Summit, scheduled this year for March 8 – 10 in Aspen, CO, has been growing into one of the biggest gathering of Silicon Valley investors and entrepreneurs outside of the Bay Area.  Shawn Rucks, president and founder of deverus, Inc., the country’s leader in cutting-edge background checking software – processing over 2.5 million hires per year for more than 35,000 businesses nationwide – has been invited to attend the event and share ideas about the future of technology as a service.  deverus is based in Austin, TX, with a satellite office in Bouder, CO.  MTS is organized by Freeskier Magazine and Susa Ventures, a San Francisco-based venture capital group which debuted in 2013 with a $25 million early-stage fund, followed up in 2016 with a $50 million vehicle.

“I’m thrilled to be part of the Mountain Tech Summit this year,” said Shawn Rucks, president and founder of deverus, Inc.  “We’re proud that deverus has been recognized for its innovative work and asked to provide its perspective on the future of software, services and technology.”

Other Mountain Tech Summit attendees include senior-level representatives from Morgan Stanley, Uber, Yelp and Inkwell Media.  Some of the companies in Susa Venture’s portfolio include Andela, which recruits tech developers throughout Africa;  freight forwarding and customs brokerage company Flexport; payday loan alternative and financial educator LendUp; and commission-free brokerage firm Robinhood.

For 18 years, deverus has been helping companies in the background screening industry provide premier services to their clients with the highest quality software, SAAS cloud-based solutions, mobile applications, integrations, compliance, automation, security, privacy and customer support services available.  Some of deverus’ products include: Verocity, their primary cloud-based background check workflow automation system; Mobile Swifthire, their app which enables applicants to fill in background check forms via mobile device; I-9 Portal which streamlines and automates federal I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification filing; and deverus Direct, the one of the country’s largest criminal and databases.

About deverus

Established in 1998, privately-held Austin-based deverus, Inc., helps companies in the background screening industry work better, faster and smarter by providing the highest quality software, SAAS cloud-based solutions, mobile applications, integrations, compliance, automation, security, privacy and customer support services available. Deriving its name from a blend of Latin and Spanish meaning “from the truth,” deverus helps HR departments make critical hiring decisions using data such as criminal records, education and employment verifications, drug and assessment testing, and more. The company delivers its services to over 35,000 businesses, hiring more than 2.5 million employees per year, through more than 75 trusted partners. deverus is a founding member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) the respected screening professionals industry watchdog, and was named a “Best Place to Work” by the Austin Business Journal.