Tunnelbear is a two-switch virtual private network (VPN) service that allows its users to access content across the world. It enables users to access location-restricted sites in specific countries. The app can also be used as a hotspot shield. The Company offers applications for PC, Mac, iOS, and Android.

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Parent CompanyMcAfee
HQToronto, CA
Cybersecurity ratingDMore
TunnelBear was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Toronto, CA

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TunnelBear Office Locations

TunnelBear has offices in Toronto and Gatineau
Toronto, CA (HQ)
310 Spadina Ave #200
Gatineau, CA
30 Rue Victoria
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TunnelBear Financials and Metrics

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TunnelBear is a subsidiary of McAfee

TunnelBear Operating Metrics

Mar, 2018


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TunnelBear News and Updates

The Best VPNs (2020): ExpressVPN, TunnelBear, Mullvad

A VPN won’t solve all of your privacy problems, but it can help make you a less tempting target for hackers.

Review: IPVanish vs. TunnelBear

Which VPN offers more speed and privacy? IPVanish or TunnelBear?

Pay just £4.17 a month for an unlimited TunnelBear VPN plan

TL;DR: Save 58 percent on an unlimited TunnelBear VPN plan, available for just £4.17 a month. In the growing list of VPN services, TunnelBear gets a lot of praise for offering a truly free service, and that's completely fair, because free is great. The only drawback is that the free TunnelBear se…

Get an exclusive saving of over £100 on the TunnelBear 2‑year VPN plan

There are a lot of VPN services out there, and they all work hard to keep your data protected, your activity anonymous, and the internet unrestricted. They don't all have a massive bear as their mascot though, and that's an important thing to consider. TunnelBear is the only VPN service that has a…

6 VPNs that work (well) for UK users in China: PureVPN, NordVPN, TunnelBear, and more

There is a lot of talk about China's internet censorship, but what does it actually mean for the average internet user in the country? What is understood is that the Chinese government block access to foreign websites and slow down cross-border internet traffic. The government censors content for …

Save 58% with this exclusive TunnelBear VPN Christmas deal

With Amazon starting its Christmas sale in early December, just a few days after the Black Friday sale ended, we could be forgiven for losing our way amidst all the deals.  With less than a week to go before Christmas Day however, we are now starting to see genuinely impressive Christmas deals cre…

TunnelBear Blogs

TunnelBear Removes Hong Kong Servers to Safeguard VPN Network Infrastructure

Our top priority is protecting our users' data, so we have disabled TunnelBear's Hong Kong servers in response to the new Chinese security law.

Defunding the police and working alternatives

In this article, we'll talk about what the Defunding Police argument means, and look at a few alternatives that are currently in-place and working.

Incognito vs VPN - The best way to browse privately

Learn more about how private browsing works and why it shouldn't be considered a replacement for VPN

What Freedom of the Press Looks Like in America Today

Attacks on the press are an act of censorship. Journalists have not been afforded the respect they deserve during the George Floyd protests.

Let's talk about racism

Join us in taking a stand against racial violence towards the Black community. We’ve found the following resources have been helpful.

How Our Fight to Outsmart Internet Censorship Started

Our Director of VPN reflects on a day of his tenure where he saw TunnelBear's mission to use its tech savvy to fight censorship put in practise.
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TunnelBear Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was TunnelBear founded?

    TunnelBear was founded in 2011.

  • How many employees does TunnelBear have?

    TunnelBear has 47 employees.

  • Who are TunnelBear competitors?

    Competitors of TunnelBear include Hiver, Smallpdf and Fabric.

  • Where is TunnelBear headquarters?

    TunnelBear headquarters is located at 310 Spadina Ave #200, Toronto.

  • Where are TunnelBear offices?

    TunnelBear has offices in Toronto and Gatineau.

  • How many offices does TunnelBear have?

    TunnelBear has 2 offices.