There are far less annoying things than managing your own passwords.
There are a number of companies that can help you do this. And there are also a number of companies that want to go one step further and eliminate the password completely.
Such a company, Sting, just raised $ 30 million in a Series A funding round when it launches its API-first passwordless authentication platform from beta. The round caught our attention for several reasons.
For one, this is the same startup that announced it had founded just months earlier a starting round of $ 6.25 million led by Benchmark with the participation of Index Ventures and a number of Angels, including Plaid co-founder William Hockey. This round was actually launched last summer when Stytch was founded, but was only announced this year. Other angels who have supported the company include Figma Co-Founder and CEO Dylan Field, Very Good Security Co-Founder Mahmoud Abdelkader, Startup Advisor Elad Gil and …