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
TunnelBear was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Toronto, CA
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TunnelBear Office Locations

TunnelBear has an office in Toronto
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TunnelBear Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

TunnelBear is a subsidiary of McAfee

TunnelBear Operating Metrics

Mar, 2018


20 m
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TunnelBear Online and Social Media Presence

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TunnelBear Blogs

Very Careful Connection Analytics

Picture it, you’ve just received a notification as you leave your house. Your phone switches from WiFi to data as you try to view what promises to be a hilarious video. For some reason, your VPN is still trying to reconnect as you wait, one, five, ten seconds, and

TunnelBear’s Ongoing Philosophy about Transparency

Over the past 7 years, more than 25 million people have connected to TunnelBear. By design, we don’t know much about who these people are or how they’ve used our service. We’ve done this on purpose, as we see it as crucial to operating a VPN service.

TunnelBear Completes 2nd Annual Independent Security Audit

It was a little over twelve months ago that TunnelBear published the consumer VPN industry’s first independent, public security audit. We were ecstatic when it made waves in the news and security circles. It made enough noise that we were fully expecting other major VPN service providers to quickly

Siri Shortcuts on iOS 12

Whenever a new version of iOS is released, we're excited to take a look at the new features and see all the things we can do to make TunnelBear even better. In preparation for the release, we’ve been working hard to make sure your Bear is ready for your

TunnelBear and the GDPR

When we started TunnelBear in 2011, we set out to build an easy-to-use product that respects people’s privacy. Seven years later, we continue to operate our company without having to collect much personal data. When you connect to TunnelBear, you’re trusting us to not keep a record of

TunnelBear Ends Support for Legacy Apps

Staying up-to-date with the latest versions of software isn’t at the top of everyone’s to-do list. However, as we build newer and better versions of TunnelBear, compatibility issues with older versions can occur. Making sure you get the best TunnelBear experience means balancing our time between ma…

TunnelBear Company Life and Culture

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TunnelBear Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was TunnelBear founded?

    TunnelBear was founded in 2011.

  • Who are TunnelBear competitors?

    Competitors of TunnelBear include Range, SpringSource and Icons8.

  • Where are TunnelBear offices?

    TunnelBear has an office in Toronto.

  • How many offices does TunnelBear have?

    TunnelBear has 1 office.