2019 in IPOs: Which Software Stars Made the Cut?

Last May, I shared my thoughts on the IPO landscape. At the time, the business world was anxiously watching and awaiting the public market debut of some of the biggest names in tech—it was the “year of the tech IPO.” Throughout the second half of 2019, we saw many tech companies successfully go public, but we also saw many offerings fail to meet…

Okta + Azuqua to Join Forces

Todd McKinnon and I have always strived to make Okta an iconic technology company, and we know our relentless innovation and laser focus on customer success are what will set us apart. Today, we’re happy to announce a step forward in our vision to enable any organization to use any technology — we’ve entered into a definitive agreement to acquire…

Our Enduring Identity: 10 Years of Okta

This email was sent to Okta employees this morning. Hi Everyone, This week, we’re celebrating a decade of Okta. Whether you’ve been with us for years or just joined last week, this week is about you. It’s about what you’ve built, and more importantly, what you’re building. Leading up to the week, we asked what you love about Okta. The most common…

From Zero to IPO: A New Podcast for Entrepreneurs

A lot can change in ten years. When Todd and I decided to start a company together in 2009, we were two entrepreneurs with a check from Ben Horowitz (we were a16z’s first cloud investment), some borrowed desks in Jawbone’s office, and a name — SaaSure — that we quickly replaced. After 10 years of blood, sweat and a few tears, Okta has evolved into…