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 a global cloud network the accelerates and protects anything connected to the Internet. Our mission is to help build a better Internet. Today Cloudflare runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers more than 16 million Internet properties. With more than 10 trillion Internet requests flowing through our network each month, Internet requests for ~10% of the Fortune 1,000 run through Cloudflare’s network.

A Growing Global Network Built for Scale

30 Tbps Capacity and 180 Data Center Global Footprint

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

As well as special access to some of Cloudflare’s newest solutions:

Cloudflare Workers

Allows you to build serverless applications on Cloudflare's global cloud network of 180+ data centers. Cloudflare for Startups plan allows up to 20 million requests per month.

Cloudflare Stream

500,000 streamed minutes per month and 100,000 minutes of video storage

Terms and conditions

  • Offer may be used in addition, but not in replacement, to an existing enterprise subscription agreement.
  • Requires completion of an enterprise subscription agreement and acceptance of Cloudflare’s terms of service.
  • Startup Enterprise offer is only valid for one (1) domain with one (1) custom SSL certificate and up to fifty (50) custom WAF rules.
  • Priority support will be offered by email, with telephone support limited to emergencies. This offer does not include account management, 24/7 enterprise telephone support, service level agreement, log file access or edge-side code support.
  • Incremental domains, service upgrades and additional support requirements may incur additional fees.
  • Cloudflare reserves the right to, under its sole discretion, refuse service, suspend or terminate accounts, or otherwise restrict access to this offer and the Cloudflare service.