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Cloudflare

Cloudflare is a web performance and security company providing services for the protection and acceleration of websites online.

Cloudflare is a web performance and security company providing services for the protection and acceleration of websites online that is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded din 2009 by Lee Holloway, Matthew Prince, and Michelle Zatlyn.

Funding
Series A

On November 25, 2009 Cloudflare completed their series A funding round with $2.1 million in funding from Venrock and Pelion Venture Partners.

Series B

On July 12, 2011 Cloudflare completed their series B funding round with $20 million in funding from New Enterprise Associates (lead investor), Venrock, and Pelion Venture Partners.

Series C

On December 17, 2013 Cloudflare completed their series C funding round with $50 million in funding from Union Square Ventures (lead investor), Venrock, Pelion Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates, and Greenspring Associates.

Series D

On September 22, 2015 Cloudflare completed their series D funding round with $110 million in funding from Fidelity (lead investor), Venrock, Union Square Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Pelion Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Microsoft Accelerator, Greenspring Associates, CapitalG, and Baidu.

Sereis E

On March 12, 2019 Cloudflare completed their series E funding round with $150 million in funding from Franklin Templeton Investments.

Timeline

January 22, 2021
Cloudflare releases a tool that aims to provide a way for health agencies and organizations globally tasked with rolling out COVID-19 vaccines to maintain a fair, equitable and transparent digital queue.
December 7, 2020
Cloudflare launches a new set of features called the Data Localization Suite.
July 27, 2020
Cloudflare announces the private beta launch of Workers Unbound, the latest step in its efforts to offer a serverless platform that can compete with the likes of AWS Lambda.

July 31, 2019
Cloudflare announces intention to IPO in September 2019.
April 2019
Cloudflare launches a security and speed-focused mobile VPN called Warp.
March 2019
Cloudflare raises a $150,000,000 series E round from Franklin Templeton Investments.
September 22, 2015
Cloudflare raises a $110,000,000 series D round from Baidu, CapitalG, Fidelity Investments, Qualcomm Ventures, Union Square Ventures and Venrock.
December 17, 2013
Cloudflare raises a $50,000,000 series C round from New Enterprise Associates, Pelion Venture Partners, Union Square Ventures and Venrock.
July 12, 2011
Cloudflare raises a $20,000,000 series B round from New Enterprise Associates, Pelion Venture Partners and Venrock.
November 25, 2009
Cloudflare raises a $2,050,000 series A round from Pelion Venture Partners and Venrock.

Funding Rounds

Patents

Further Resources

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

CloudFlare floats $2.05M equity round to strengthen web site security

Camille Ricketts

Web

November 25, 2009

CloudFlare How To Fix ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH 2020 - CloudFlare SSL Mismatch Error

Web

June 11, 2020

Cloudflare Introduction (Tutorial for Beginners)

Web

August 17, 2019

CloudFlare Reveals $50M Round From Union Square Ventures

Jordan Crook

Web

December 17, 2013

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Ax Sharma
October 5, 2021
Ars Technica
Configuration change cascaded down the data centers, bringing systems to a halt.
Cliff Saran
October 5, 2021
ComputerWeekly.com
A configuration change effectively disconnected Facebook from the internet, with billions affected by loss of services
September 25, 2021
mint
Some employers are trying to make sure that hybrid work arrangements don't reverse gains among historically marginalized groups
Lindsay Clark
September 1, 2021
go.theregister.com
Hold onto your hats, tinfoil brigade!
August 21, 2021
Moneycontrol
Twitter has not removed Taliban accounts and the group's spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, has more than 300,000 followers there.
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