Cloudflare for Startups

Cloudflare for Startups is our initiative to help startups accelerate and protect their Internet properties. Our goal is to share the power of Cloudflare’s network and solutions with the startup community.
Cloudflare for Startups is by invitation only.
How to get started
Step 1: Sign up here for a free account with Cloudflare.
Step 2: Invited startups, please fill out the form below. You will receive an automated confirmation email upon filling out the form and again when your Cloudflare for Startups account has been activated.

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Why work with Cloudflare

Cloudflare is the security, performance, and reliability company on a mission to help build a better Internet. Today it runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers anything connected to the Internet, with its services being used by everyone, from nonprofits and SMBs to Global 2000 companies and top government organizations.

When you sign up for Cloudflare for Startups you will receive one year of free service, which includes:

Unmetered mitigation of DDoS attacks with network prioritization
Global CDN
100% Uptime
24/7/365 Email Support
Role-based account access
Advanced web application firewall (WAF) with 50 custom rulesets
Image optimization
Mobile acceleration
100 page rules

The above listed products and enablement video training are included in the startup plan. Occasionally, for some products, to help with the complexities of setting up some products, enterprise customers typically purchase an additional onboarding support package (which is not included in the startup plan, but is available for purchase). Products that commonly need additional onboarding support include: Aegis, Custom Tiered Cache, Argo Tunnels for Load Balancers, Magic Transit (adding and removing subnets), BYOIP / static IP, Dedicated Gateway IP, FedRAMP Setup.

Startup Program Terms

Acceptance into the Startup Program is at the discretion of Cloudflare. The Cloudflare Startup Plan is for a one year subscription and is subject to product-specific usage limitations described on the Cloudflare for Startups page. The Startup Plan may be used in addition, but not in replacement, to an existing enterprise subscription. You will be required to create a Cloudflare account and your use of our services is subject to The Startup Plan does not include account management, 24/7 enterprise telephone support, service level agreement, or edge-side code support.