Hello World Startup Plan

Build app, not auth. Use Descope to easily add authentication and user management capabilities to your app with a few lines of code. Free of charge for one year for startups.

  • Simplify onboarding and increase conversions for your B2C app.

  • Get your B2B app enterprise ready with SSO, RBAC, and SCIM provisioning.

  • Prevent account takeover fraud and broken authentication.

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From scratch to magic in 10 minutes

See how easy it is to build authentication and user journey flows with Descope.

How we help


Consumer Applications

Make login likable for your users.

  • Increase user adoption and conversion.

  • Stop credential stuffing and bot attacks on your login page.

  • Prevent account takeover with risk-based authentication.


Business Applications

Get your app enterprise ready.

  • Implement SAML single sign-on in minutes.

  • Simplify tenant management and user provisioning.

  • Easily add roles and permissions to your app.

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Sleek and secure authentication for any app

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Frictionless authentication

Go live with any authentication method – both passwordless and passwords – on your chosen app framework in minutes.

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No / low code CIAM

Design tailored journeys for every user interaction – including with third-party apps - using a drag & drop workflow builder.

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Complete user management

Manage users, tenants, and access control without the hassle. Automatically provision and deprovision users.

Why Descope for startups?

Regain dev focus

Spend time building your core product rather than keeping up with complex auth protocols.

Improve user conversion

Delight and retain users with frictionless and passwordless authentication.

Reduce your attack surface

Improve product security and raise the bar for cybercriminals trying to break authentication.

Get your app to market faster and safer than before. Do what you do best and leave the auth to us.

Who is eligible?


Startups that are up to 3 years from their inception.


Startups that have up to $1M in total bookings OR annual recurring revenue.

Frequently asked questions