After Passing 1M+ Users, PasswordBox Closes $6M Series A To Scale Its Team & Hook Into Biometrics


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PasswordBox, a password manager startup that lets users generate, store and protect multiple strong passwords to skip the need to memorise them, has closed a $6 million Series A round, led by Omers Ventures.

The round also includes strategic Silicon Valley angel investors Mark Britto, CEO of m-payments company BOKU; Lee Linden, Head of Facebook eCommerce; Greg Wolfond, Chairman of biometric company, SecureKey Technologies, and others.

As well as password manager features you’d expect, such as auto logins and a secure password generator so users don’t have to come up with their own seriously strong passwords and/or remember that brutal 26-character string, PasswordBox has some less typical features. Namely: the ability to manage your digital legacy.

“That’s really unique to us,” says co-founder and CEO, Dan Robichaud, when asked how PasswordBox compares to the competition. “If you want to transfer your digital life to someone you like or someone you trust [after your death]……

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