Auth0, a Seattle, WA-based identity-as-a-service solution, secured $2.4m in seed funding.
The round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners with participation from K9 Ventures, Portland Seed Fund and NXTP Labs.
Led by Jon Gelsey, Chief Executive Officer, and newly hired Gianpaolo Carraro as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Auth0 is an identity-as-a-service solution that enables individual developers and IT managers to implement complex identity authentication scenarios and allows any application or API running on any device, OS or software stack to authenticate with any identity provider.
The company’s service is already in use in 124 countries by more than 8,000 developers and IT managers in both small and large enterprises in the software, financial, media, security and consumer sectors.
Customers include Schneider Electric, MindJet, Allegion, Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection, etc.