Styra, Inc., a Redwood City— based cloud-native authorization company, raised $14m in series A funding.
The round was led by Accel, with participation from previous investors Unusual Ventures and A.Capital.
The company will use this new capital to expand its open source community centered around Open Policy Agent (OPA), and to enhance its enterprise security and compliance solutions for Kubernetes environments.
Led by Bill Mann, CEO, Styra enables enterprises to define, enforce, and validate security across their Kubernetes environments. With a combination of Open Source (Open Policy Agent) and commercial solutions (Declarative Authorization Service), the company provides compliance guardrails to secure applications and ease compliance. Its policy-as-code solution lets DevOps and Security teams mitigate risks, reduce human error, and accelerate app development.
The company serves hundreds of enterprise users including Netflix, CapitalOne, and Pinterest, among others.