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About Okta

Okta (NASDAQ: OKTA) provides customer and workforce identity solutions. It helps organizations secure their workforces and applications. It provides a range of features such as multi-factor authentication (MFA), single sign-on (SSO), attack protection, lifecycle management, and more. The company was formerly known as SaaSure. It was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California.

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100 First Street

San Francisco, California, 94105,

United States




Expert Collections containing Okta

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Okta is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Regtech.



1,921 items

Technology that addresses regulatory challenges and facilitates the delivery of compliance requirements. Regulatory technology helps companies and regulators address challenges ranging from compliance (e.g. AML/KYC) automation and improved risk management.



7,650 items

These companies protect organizations from digital threats.

Okta Patents

Okta has filed 64 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • computer network security
  • identity management
  • password authentication
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Federated identity, Identity management, Identity management systems, Password authentication, Identity management initiative


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Federated identity, Identity management, Identity management systems, Password authentication, Identity management initiative



Latest Okta News

Are these the ASX ETFs to buy and hold until 2043?

Nov 24, 2023

Here's why these ETFs could be top long-term investment options for investors. James Mickleboro has been a Motley Fool contributor since late 2015. After studying economics at university back home in the United Kingdom, James came to live in Australia and managed to land a job at an Australian fund manager. This was the start of a love affair with Australian equities and he hasn't looked back since. James is part of the CFA Institute's Chartered Financial Analyst program and hopes it teaches him how to become an astute investor which allows him to help others with their own investing. Outside of reading and researching he spends many a late night watching the English Premier League and Seinfeld reruns. Latest posts by James Mickleboro ( see all ) Image source: Getty Images You’re reading a free article with opinions that may differ from The Motley Fool’s Premium Investing Services. Become a Motley Fool member today to get instant access to our top analyst recommendations, in-depth research, investing resources, and more. Learn More I believe buy and hold investing is the best way to grow your wealth. This is thanks to the power of compounding . The only problem is that not everyone has the time or capital required to build a diverse portfolio of high-quality ASX shares. The good news is that exchange-traded funds ( ETFs ) are here to save the day. They provide investors with the opportunity to invest in large numbers of shares through a single investment. But which ETFs could be top buy and hold investment options? Let's take a look at three candidates: The first ASX ETF to consider as a buy and hold investment is the  BetaShares Global Cybersecurity ETF . With spending on cybersecurity expected to increase materially over the next couple of decades as more infrastructure moves to the cloud, the companies included in this fund looked well-positioned to benefit. This includes cybersecurity leaders such as Accenture, Cisco, Cloudflare, Crowdstrike, Okta, and Palo Alto Networks. iShares S&P 500 ETF ( ASX: IVV ) The  iShares S&P 500 ETF could be another great buy and hold option for investors. It provides easy access to 500 of the top listed companies on Wall Street. This means you'll be investing in a truly diverse group of shares from a range of different sectors. Among its holdings are household names such as Amazon, Apple, and Walt Disney. Vanguard MSCI Index International Shares ETF ( ASX: VGS ) A final ASX ETF for investors to consider buying and holding is the Vanguard MSCI Index International Shares ETF . This popular ETF gives investors access to over 1,000 of the world's largest listed companies. Among the companies that you'll be investing in are global giants including Johnson & Johnson, Nestle, and Visa. John Mackey, former CEO of Whole Foods Market, an Amazon subsidiary, is a member of The Motley Fool’s board of directors. Motley Fool contributor James Mickleboro has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia's parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. has positions in and has recommended Accenture Plc, Amazon, Apple, BetaShares Global Cybersecurity ETF, Cisco Systems, Cloudflare, CrowdStrike, Okta, Palo Alto Networks, Visa, and Walt Disney. The Motley Fool Australia's parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. has recommended Johnson & Johnson and Nestlé and has recommended the following options: long January 2025 $290 calls on Accenture Plc and short January 2025 $310 calls on Accenture Plc. The Motley Fool Australia has positions in and has recommended BetaShares Global Cybersecurity ETF. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Amazon, Apple, CrowdStrike, Okta, Vanguard Msci Index International Shares ETF, Walt Disney, and iShares S&P 500 ETF. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy . This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Scott Phillips. More on ETFs

Okta Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Okta founded?

    Okta was founded in 2009.

  • Where is Okta's headquarters?

    Okta's headquarters is located at 100 First Street, San Francisco.

  • What is Okta's latest funding round?

    Okta's latest funding round is IPO.

  • How much did Okta raise?

    Okta raised a total of $229.25M.

  • Who are the investors of Okta?

    Investors of Okta include Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, Khosla Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Altimeter Capital and 13 more.

  • Who are Okta's competitors?

    Competitors of Okta include ForgeRock, United Effects, Curity, OTPLESS, Saviynt and 7 more.


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Dashlane provides password management solutions for people and businesses. It offers a password manager and digital wallet application that allow users to manage passwords, credit cards, identities (IDs), and other important information via advanced encryption and local storage. It was founded in 2009 and is based in Paris, France.


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