CloudFlare is a web performance and security company that provides online services to protect and accelerate websites online. The company’s online platforms include CloudFlare CDN, which distributes content around the world to speed up websites; CloudFlare optimizer that enables web pages with ad servers and third-party widgets to download Snappy software on mobiles and computers; CloudFlare security, which protects websites from a range of online threats including spam, SQL injection, and DDOS; CloudFlare analytics that gives insight into website’s traffic including threats and search engine crawlers; Keyless SSL that allows organizations to keep secure sockets layer (SSL) keys private; and CloudFlare applications that help its users install web applications on their websites. CloudFlare was incorporated in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California.
Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
374 (est)+4%
CloudFlare is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at CloudFlare

Lee Holloway

Lee Holloway

Co-Founder & Lead Engineer
Michelle Zatlyn

Michelle Zatlyn

Co-Founder and Head of User Interface
Matthew Prince

Matthew Prince

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Maria Karaivanova

Maria Karaivanova

Head of Business Development
Kenneth Carter

Kenneth Carter


CloudFlare Office Locations

CloudFlare has offices in San Francisco, Greater London, Singapore, Austin and in 6 other locations
San Francisco, US
Munich, DE
Sydney, AU
Berlin, DE
New York, US
Washington, US
Champaign, US
Austin, US
Greater London, GB

CloudFlare Metrics

CloudFlare Summary

Market valuation*

$1 b

Total Funding

$182.1 m

Latest funding size

$110 m

Time since last funding

over 1 year


* Source:
We estimate that CloudFlare's latest funding round in September 2015 was $110 m. In total, CloudFlare has raised $182.1 m. We estimate that CloudFlare's latest valuation is $1 b.

CloudFlare Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
CryptoSealJune 18, 2014
StopTheHackerFebruary 24, 2014

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