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.
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
569 (est)+4%
CloudFlare was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management 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
Nitin Rao

Nitin Rao

Head of Infrastructure
Dane Knecht

Dane Knecht

Head of Product Strategy
Justin Paine

Justin Paine

Head of Trust & Safety
Nick Sullivan

Nick Sullivan

Head of Cryptography

CloudFlare Office Locations

CloudFlare has an office in San Francisco, Champaign, New York, London and in 6 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
101 Townsend St
Austin, US
600 Congress Ave
Champaign, US
M2 on Neil Street 301 N Neil St
Washington, US
718 7th St NW
Singapore, SG
120 Robinson Rd
London, GB
25 Lavington St
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CloudFlare Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

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.
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CloudFlare Financials

CloudFlare's revenue was reported to be $100 m in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

100 m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

80 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Market valuation

3.2 b
USDFY, 2014EFY, 2015EFY, 2017E


40 m100 m100 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

10 m20 m

Gross profit

30 m80 m
USDY, 2017


360.2 k
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CloudFlare Operating Metrics

CloudFlare's Customers was reported to be 7 b in Jan, 2018.
Mar, 2016Jun, 2017Jan, 2018


6 m7 b

Data Centers

115 120


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CloudFlare Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Neumob (24)November 14, 2017
Eager December 13, 2016
CryptoSeal June 18, 2014
StopTheHacker February 24, 2014
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