CloudFactory is an online work platform for data-intensive processes, which allows technology companies to add human-powered features to their software platforms. CloudFactory’s unique combination of advanced technology and talented people lets SaaS (Software as a Service) companies grow by introducing new and improved features they can’t develop with technology alone. The company aims to connect 1 million people to online work, while raising them up as leaders to address poverty in their own communities.
Durham, US
Size (employees)
1,213 (est)+4%
CloudFactory was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Durham, US
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Key People/Management at CloudFactory

Mark Sears

Mark Sears

Founder and CEO
Cary Smith

Cary Smith

Karmath Dangol

Karmath Dangol

VP Engineering
John Snowden

John Snowden

VP Solutions
Jon Rochman

Jon Rochman

GM Kenya & VP Global Expansion
Robina Maharjan

Robina Maharjan

Director of Global Workforce

CloudFactory Office Locations

CloudFactory has offices in Reading, Nairobi, Durham and Kathmandu
Durham, US (HQ)
201 W Main St
Reading, GB
Abbey St
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CloudFactory Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$13 m

Latest funding size

$7.30 m

Time since last funding

a year ago


CloudFactory's latest funding round in May 2017 was reported to be $7.3 m. In total, CloudFactory has raised $13 m
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CloudFactory News and Updates

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The Chinese government just issued a new set of rules for foreign students studying in China

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More than 18,300 candidates applied to be astronauts in NASA’s latest class—beating the record of 8,000 applicants in 1978—and only 12 got the job. They…
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