Announcing Stytch’s $90M Series B at a $1B Valuation

We are thrilled to announce Stytch has raised a Series B valuing the company at $1 billion. The funding was led by Coatue, with participation from existing investors Benchmark, Thrive, and Index. When we were at Plaid, we witnessed the shortcomings of passwords first-hand, both from a security and usability perspective. We saw how often … Continue reading Announcing Stytch’s $90M Series B at a $1B Valuation

A Guide to Passwordless Authentication Solutions by Business Vertical

You’ve just decided to go passwordless (an excellent choice), and now it’s time to figure out which passwordless authentication solution is right for your business. There are many options on the table, including email magic links, SMS one-time passcodes, WebAuthn, OAuth, and multifactor flows using a combination of these methods. To help you navigate options, … Continue reading A Guide to Passwordless Authentication Solutions by Business Vertical

Building an app with Stytch and PlanetScale

PlanetScale PlanetScale is a serverless database platform. PlanetScale was founded in 2018 by the co-creators of Vitess, the same database that has enabled products like Youtube to reach planet-scale. PlanetScale removes the complexities of manually scaling a database by providing a serverless DBaaS. The PlanetScale platform allows developers to branch their database, similar to what … Continue reading Building an app with Stytch and PlanetScale

Quaestor expands and improves its user authentication capabilities and user count with Stytch

Products used: Email Magic Links [SDK] Key takeaways: Time to value: One engineer, Anmol Maini, was able to independently stand up Stytch in one dayWithin just a few months, upwards of 35% of users are logging in through Stytch, many of whom didn’t have access due to a lack of Google or Microsoft accountDeveloper experience: … Continue reading Quaestor expands and improves its user authentication capabilities and user count with Stytch

The ultimate guide to building user authentication into your Next.js application

Next.js is a popular React framework and we’re in the process of migrating our main stytch.com website to Next.js because of the developer experience and performance wins. We’re thankful to benefit from the Next.js ecosystem for our own product and wanted to open source that work.  Building user signup and login can be a frustrating … Continue reading The ultimate guide to building user authentication into your Next.js application

Engaging users with embedded authentication

Providing developers with the flexibility to build their own unique user experiences is fundamental to how we think about building products. Today, we’re launching a new product, Embeddable Magic Links, to give you the option to own even more of your login and user engagement experiences. Over the past year, we’ve introduced numerous features that … Continue reading Engaging users with embedded authentication

Stytch’s Guide to Passwordless Authentication

Thanks to new tools and technologies, passwords are finally being replaced with more secure and convenient authentication flows like email magic links, SMS passcodes, OAuth logins, push notifications, and biometrics. These modern strategies enable developers to choose the most appropriate authentication options for their use case and user base. One recent survey found that 75% … Continue reading Stytch’s Guide to Passwordless Authentication