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 keys private; and Cloudflare applications that help its users install web applications on their websites.
Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
453 (est)+4%
CloudFlare was founded in 2009 and 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 COO
Matthew Prince

Matthew Prince

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
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 (HQ)
101 Townsend St
Washington, US
718 7th St NW
Champaign, US
M2 on Neil Street 301 N Neil St
Austin, US
600 Congress Ave
Singapore, SG
120 Robinson Rd
Greater London, GB
25 Lavington St
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CloudFlare Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$182.1 m

Latest funding size

$110 m

Time since last funding

almost 2 years


CloudFlare's latest funding round in September 2015 was reported to be $110 m. In total, CloudFlare has raised $182.1 m. CloudFlare's latest valuation is reported to be $3.2 b.

CloudFlare Financial Metrics


Market valuation

3.2 b

CloudFlare Operating Metrics

CloudFlare's Customers was reported to be 6 m in Jun, 2017
Jun, 2017


6 m

Data Centers


    CloudFlare Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
    CryptoSealJune 18, 2014
    StopTheHackerFebruary 24, 2014

    CloudFlare Job Categories

    CloudFlare Median Salaries

    Source: 67 public H-1B filings from CloudFlare

    Traffic Overview of CloudFlare

    CloudFlare Online and Social Media Presence

    CloudFlare News and Updates

    Cloudflare debuts a security solution for IoT

     Cloudflare, the content delivery network that promises speed and security for websites, announced today that it’s moving into the internet-of-things industry with a security product called Orbit. Now, instead of just securing websites, Cloudflare wants to secure IoT devices too. Orbit has been deve…

    CREDO and Cloudflare argue against national security letter gag orders

     Earlier this week, the FBI finally allowed Cloudflare and CREDO Mobile to identify themselves as recipients of national security letters, which allow the agency to secretly order tech companies to hand over customer data. (The FBI initially allowed Cloudflare and CREDO to disclose some but not all …

    How to secure your data after the Cloudflare leak

     Cloudflare revealed yesterday that a bug in its code caused sensitive data to leak from some of the major websites that use its performance enhancement and security services. Uber, Fitbit, OkCupid and 1Password are among Cloudflare’s millions of clients, and it’s possible that personal data such as…

    Cloudflare’s bug bounty program is terrible

    Yesterday, Google security researchers discovered a disturbing leak in one of the internet’s most crucial services, Cloudflare. In addition to providing DDoS protection, millions of sites use Cloudflare to provide access to assets in the most expedient fashion. And for several months, it leaked pass…

    Content delivery network CloudFlare leaked sensitive data across the internet for months

    CloudFlare, a multibillion-dollar startup that runs a popular content delivery network used by more than 5.5 million sites, accidentally leaked customers’ sensitive information for months, the company said Thursday. The firm has since fixed the issues at the heart of the problem, CloudFlare said. Th…

    Major Cloudflare bug leaked sensitive data from customers’ websites

     Cloudflare revealed a serious bug in its software today that caused sensitive data like passwords, cookies, authentication tokens to spill in plaintext from its customers’ websites. The announcement is a major blow for the content delivery network, which offers enhanced security and performance for…
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