Cloudflare for DigitalOcean's Hatch Start-Ups

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Cloudflare for DigitalOcean's Hatch Start-ups is an initiative through DigitalOcean's Hatch program that supports startups looking to accelerate and protect their Internet properties. Our goal is to share the power of Cloudflare's network and solutions with the Hatch community.

How to get started

Step 1: Sign up here for a free account with Cloudflare.

Step 2: Please fill out the form on the right. You will receive an automated confirmation email upon filling out the form and again when your Cloudflare for Hatch account has been activated.




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When you sign up for Cloudflare with DigitalOcean's Hatch Start-ups
you receive one year of free services, which include:

Unmetered mitigation of DDoS attacks with network prioritization

Unmetered mitigation of DDoS attacks with network prioritization

Global CDN

Global CDN

100% Uptime

100% Uptime

24/7/365 Email Support

24/7/365 Email Support

Role-based account access

Role-based account access

Advanced web application firewall (WAF) with 50 custom rulesets

Advanced web application firewall (WAF) with 50 custom rulesets

Image optimization

Image optimization

Mobile acceleration

Mobile acceleration

100 page rules

100 page rules

A Growing Global Network Built for Scale

30 Tbps Capacity in 194 Cities

Why work with Cloudflare

Cloudflare is a global cloud network that 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 20 million Internet properties. More than ~10% of the Fortune 1,000 are paying Cloudflare customers.

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

Cloudflare Workers

Cloudflare Workers

Allows you to build serverless applications on Cloudflare's global cloud network of 194 data centers. The Cloudflare for DigitalOcean’s Hatch plan includes up to 50 million requests per month.

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Cloudflare Access

Cloudflare Access

Secure, authenticate, and monitor user access to any domain, application, or path on Cloudflare for up to 50 seats.

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Cloudflare Stream

Cloudflare Stream

500,000 streamed minutes per month and 50,000 minutes of video storage.

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Bandwidth Alliance

Bandwidth Alliance

Eliminate data transfer fees between clouds with the Bandwidth Alliance. DigitalOcean and Cloudflare have agreed to waive all data transfer fees for mutual customers.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cloudflare for Startups: Hatch?

By joining DigitalOcean’s Hatch program we want to give developers the autonomy to scale their start-ups without having to worry about high costs associated with scaling their infrastructure.

How can I qualify for this perk?

DigitalOcean partners with accelerators, incubators, VC-backed firms, and all the startups affiliated with them. To qualify, you must be referred from DigitalOcean. For more information, refer to this page.

How do I know if my accelerator, incubator, or VC firm has a relationship with Hatch?

Please see their partner list.

If I am an existing customer, do I qualify for Hatch?

If you currently have an Enterprise account with Cloudflare and dedicated account team, then you do not qualify for this perk.

Can I transfer my Cloudflare plan?

No. The Cloudflare plan for Hatchers is designed to help you scale your infrastructure and it is not transferable nor can be held for activation at a later date.

Can I replace this plan with my current Enterprise subscription?

No, this offer may be used in addition, but not as a replacement to an enterprise subscription.

How does the Cloudflare for Start-ups: Hatch work?

You will be given a fixed enterprise subscription for the year (12-months) starting from the service date of the enterprise subscription agreement.

When will I be able to utilize my Cloudflare Plan (Perk)?

Your Cloudflare plan will be in full effect on the day you sign the enterprise subscription agreement and will be valid for 12-months.

Do I need to adhere to any standard agreements?

Yes, in order to receive the additional perk, you are required to sign an enterprise subscription agreement and adhere to Cloudflare’s Enterprise Terms of Service.

Still, have questions?

For any additional questions regarding Cloudflare for DigitalOcean’s Hatch Start-ups please email startups@cloudflare.com and a team member will get back to you within a few days.

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.
  • Hatch 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 may incur additional fees.
  • Cloudflare reserves the right, under its sole discretion, to refuse service, suspend or terminate accounts, or otherwise restrict access to this offer and the Cloudflare service.