33 Companies That Use Cloudflare [2024]

Updated: January 19th, 2023

CDN, DNS, DDoS protection and security.

We put together a list of the biggest companies that use Cloudflare, along with some Cloudflare testimonials and Cloudflare case studies.

Here's the list:

1. Xero Shoes

Xero Shoes is a shoe brand started by Steven Sashen in 2009. Xero Shoes uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$4M / month
Team
2 founders / 67 employees
Location
Broomfield, Colorado, USA

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Xero Shoes: Growing A Shoe Brand to $460K/month

Xero Shoes, co-founded by Steven Sashen, is a minimalist shoe company that has grown at a rate of 80-102% per year since 2014, with 2017 sales of $5.53M, and has been repeatedly listed as one of INC. 5000’s fastest-growing companies, and has a projected $15M in sales for 2019.

Read by 15,553 founders

2. RightMessage

RightMessage is a website builder started by Shai Schechter in 2018. RightMessage uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$30K / month
Team
2 founders / 3 employees
Location
Remote, Oregon, USA

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How We Grew Our SaaS To $30K MRR In One Year

RightMessage, a segmentation and personalization tool, grew its SaaS business to $30k MRR in one year, with over 1,000 websites installed, by building in public, iterating based on audience needs, focusing on high-touch demos, and partnering with complementary products.

Read by 8,934 founders

3. Snappa

Snappa is a graphic design business started by Christopher Gimmer in 2015. Snappa uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$83.5K / month
Team
2 founders / 4 employees
Location
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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How Two Friends Bootstrapped A SaaS Business To $55K MRR

Learn how two friends bootstrapped a SaaS business to $55k monthly recurring revenue (MRR) by creating a simple graphic design tool for non-designers and focusing on content marketing for customer acquisition.

Read by 20,793 founders

4. Wheely Sales

Wheely Sales is a wordpress plugin business started by Joshua Howarth in 2018. Wheely Sales uses Cloudflare for their business.

Cloudflare Testimonial

I was using Amazon S3 initially to serve static assets, but after a big website with 3 million views per month installed Wheely Sales I quickly noticed $50/day AWS costs. I promptly moved to serving these assets behind Cloudflare’s CDN!

Joshua Howarth, on starting Wheely Sales ($600/month)   full story ➜

Revenue
$600 / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
Yokohama, Japan

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How I Coded A Website Plugin Making $600 Per Month

Wheely Sales CEO Josh created a lucky wheel popup that has grown revenue from $0 to $600/month in just 4 months since getting started and has attracted over 1.1 million users to his customers’ websites, all while proving that when it comes to creating a product, competition is validation.

Read by 18,594 founders

5. Counterweight Creative

Counterweight Creative is a podcast started by Jeremy Enns in 2016. Counterweight Creative uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$16K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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How I Started A Successful Podcast Production Company

A successful podcast production company that grew from one client making $15/hour to a team of 10 contractors producing over 30 shows per week with revenue of over $10k/mo, primarily through referrals and with a focus on providing high personal touch and being picky about working only with clients who are a good fit.

Read by 18,380 founders

6. Bonify

Bonify is a shopify app developer started by Dan Pepin in 2014. Bonify uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$42K / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees
Location
Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

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How We Are Building Profitable Shopify Apps From Our Consulting Experience

Bonify co-founders successfully transition from a small web development agency to a lifestyle SAAS company by building Shopify apps, reaching $15,000 monthly revenue and planning to double it by year end through improved marketing and new features.

Read by 7,566 founders

7. Populum

Populum is a CBD business started by Gunhee Park in 2016. Populum uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$220K / month
Team
1 founders / 7 employees
Location
Tempe, Arizona, USA

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How I Started And Grew My CBD Oil Company To $3M ARR

CBD oil brand Populum grew from $650K to $1.4M in annual revenue in just one year, with monthly sales of $220K and an ARR of $3M, due to investing in high-quality, trustworthy hemp products and stellar customer service.

Read by 9,113 founders

8. SkyAlliance

SkyAlliance is a travel agency started by Andrew Norton in 2019. SkyAlliance uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$2.8K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
England, United Kingdom

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How This Airport Security Officer Is Building A Profitable Travel Search Engine

An airport security officer built a successful travel search engine, SkyAlliance, generating an average income of £2,300/month and last month welcomed over 3,500 unique web visitors, all from starting with no knowledge of web design, coding, or software development.

Read by 6,240 founders

9. AFH Media LLC

AFH Media LLC is a niche blog started by Patrick Hess in 2015. AFH Media LLC uses Cloudflare for their business.

Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
New York, New York, USA

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How I Built A $3.5K/Month Authority Site With A Full Time Job

Bar Games 101 is an authority website about classic bar games with over 200K monthly visitors and revenue over $4,000 for the month of August, achieved through consistent publishing of researched articles and outsourcing by the founder.

Read by 30,812 founders

10. Episode Ninja

Episode Ninja is a tv show ranking business started by Steve Sanders in 2017. Episode Ninja uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$1.3K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
Lisle, IL, USA

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How I Built And Monetized A Website Side Project Ranking TV Shows

Episode Ninja is a successful side project that has steadily grown, currently making over $1,000 in revenue per month from advertising and TV streaming affiliate programs and with steady traffic of over 200,000 unique visitors a month, providing a great example for founders starting their own businesses.

Read by 6,652 founders

11. Leave Me Alone

Leave Me Alone is an email unsubscribing service started by Danielle Johnson in 2018. Leave Me Alone uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$10K / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees
Location
Remote, Oregon, USA

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We Built Our App From The Back Of A Bus And Grew It To 10,000 Users

Leave Me Alone, a web service that helps users easily unsubscribe from unwanted emails, launched in January 2019 and made $1,186 in revenue in its first month, with a successful Product Hunt launch and a focus on being an open startup contributing to its success.

Read by 12,576 founders

12. Hunt A Killer

Hunt A Killer is a mystery game store started by Ryan Hogan in 2016. Hunt A Killer uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$5M / month
Team
2 founders / 62 employees
Location
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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How We Created A $2M/Month Subscription-Based Mystery Games Business

Hunt A Killer is a subscription-based entertainment company that delivers monthly immersive, interactive story experiences and has grown from 146 subscribers in October 2016 to shipping one million episodes in August 2019, with acquisition costs ranging from $50-60 and gross margins at/or above 60%.

Read by 33,252 founders

Uplink is a freelancer platform started by Manuel Meurer in 2016. Uplink uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$16K / month
Team
1 founders / 2 employees
Location
Berlin, Germany

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How I Started A $16K/Month Business Connecting Companies and Tech Freelancers

Uplink, a German network for IT freelancers, has surpassed 1,000 members and offers job placements for companies with a simple process that charges a commission of 10% to freelancers for the first six months of working with a client through the platform.

Read by 8,078 founders

14. MarketBeat

MarketBeat is a finance blog started by Matt Paulson in 2011. MarketBeat uses Cloudflare for their business.

Cloudflare Testimonial

We use Cloudflare as a content delivery network (CDN) and web firewall.

Matt Paulson, on starting MarketBeat ($3,000,000/month)   full story ➜

Revenue
$3M / month
Team
1 founders / 17 employees
Location
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA

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How I Started A $36M/Year Stock Market Research Newsletter

Financial media company MarketBeat, founded by Matt Paulson, provides objective financial information and real-time market data to empower individual stock investors to make better trading decisions, generating approximately $8 million in revenue in 2019 and ending the year with over 1.3 million unique email subscribers due to a freemium model with 75% of revenue from advertising and 25% from subscriptions.

Read by 27,440 founders

15. Scribe Media

Scribe Media is a publishing business started by Tucker Max in 2014. Scribe Media uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$1.3M / month
Team
2 founders / 51 employees
Location
Austin, Texas, USA

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How We Started A $1.3M/Month Book Writing, Publishing And Marketing Service

4x New York Times Bestselling Author Tucker Max co-founded Scribe Media in 2014, a book writing, publishing, and marketing service that has worked with over 1,500 authors and generates over $1.3 million a month, with a range of services priced between $10k-$100k+.

Read by 8,924 founders

16. CareerMetis.com

CareerMetis.com is a career coaching business started by Nissar Ahamed in 2015. CareerMetis.com uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$3K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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How I Started A $1.5K/Month Blog About Career Advice

CareerMetis.com is a successful online publication geared towards freelancers and job seekers, boasting 1300 unique contributors, close to 3000+ pieces of content published and a monthly revenue of $1000.

Read by 7,821 founders

17. Messenger for Desktop

Messenger for Desktop is a social media scheduling tool started by Alexandru Rosianu in 2015. Messenger for Desktop uses Cloudflare for their business.

Cloudflare Testimonial

Serving all the downloads (which amounts to about 5TB of traffic per month) costs a flat $5 thanks to DigitalOcean and Cloudflare. I don’t have any servers to maintain — all the code or backend logic that I need runs on Cloudflare Workers, which also costs only $5.

Alexandru Rosianu, on starting Messenger for Desktop ($1,500/month)   full story ➜

Revenue
$1.5K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location

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How I Developed A $1.5K/Month Facebook Messenger App For Desktop

Messenger for Desktop, a Facebook Messenger app for Mac and Windows computers, has over 10 million downloads and 100,000+ monthly active users, generating $1.5k in monthly revenue, since its creation in 2015 as a side-project by founder Alexandru.

Read by 7,293 founders

18. Katie Goes Platinum

Katie Goes Platinum is a hair blog started by Katie Emery in 2018. Katie Goes Platinum uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$6K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees

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How I Started A $6K/Month Blog To Help Women Transitioning From Dyed Hair To Natural Gray Hair

Katie Emery founded KatieGoesPlatinum.com, a website advising women on how to transition from dyed hair to their natural gray hair, which earns an average of $6,000 per month in revenue through affiliate marketing, sponsored posts, and advertisements.

Read by 11,504 founders

19. Ticket Tailor

Ticket Tailor is a ticketing platform business started by Jonny White in 2010. Ticket Tailor uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$500K / month
Team
1 founders / 8 employees

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How I Started a $150K/Month Ticketing Platform That Sells More Than 5 Million Tickets A Year Worldwide

A successful ticketing platform that grew from a side project into a business that issues over 5 million tickets annually, using a combination of cold calling, word of mouth, and partnerships to attract and retain customers while navigating the challenges of COVID-19.

Read by 10,733 founders

20. Virtual Assistant Services

Virtual Assistant Services is a virtual assistant started by Sunder P in . Virtual Assistant Services uses Cloudflare for their business.

Team
1 founders / 150 employees

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21. Breeze Mobility

Breeze Mobility is an ecommerce retailing business started by Tom White in 2018. Breeze Mobility uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$25K / month
Team
2 founders / 1 employees

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How I Started A $25K/Month Mobility Products Ecommerce

Breeze Mobility is a successful eCommerce store selling a range of high-quality mobility aids & wheelchair accessories and has grown from a few thousand dollars in revenue to turning over $30,000 a month, with goals to become a social enterprise and increase its range of own-branded wheelchair accessories.

Read by 8,887 founders

22. Keyhole Software

Keyhole Software is a software developer started by Chris DeSalvo in 2008. Keyhole Software uses Cloudflare for their business.

Team
2 founders / 85 employees

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23. CodeKit

CodeKit is an iPhone app started by Bryan Jones in . CodeKit uses Cloudflare for their business.

Team
1 founders / 1 employees

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24. Ryteprint

Ryteprint is a custom prints business started by OLAWALE AWANI in 2017. Ryteprint uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$25K / month
Team
1 founders / 9 employees

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How I Started A $25K/Month Online Printing Business In Nigeria

How a Nigerian-based online printing business servicing over 5,000 active customers generates an average $25,000 monthly revenue and a net profit of 20%, with a monthly order fulfillment of approximately 500 and 45% YoY growth.

Read by 4,851 founders

Rank Trends is a digital agency started by Md. Yousuf Ali in . Rank Trends uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$6K / month
Team
1 founders / 2 employees

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How I Started A $6K/Month SEO And Digital Marketing Agency In Bangladesh

This case study features Md. Yousuf Ali, the founder of Rank Trends, who shares how he started a successful digital marketing agency, which generated a revenue of over $6k per month through SEO and video production services.

Read by 12,082 founders

26. Rainier Watch

Rainier Watch is an outdoor sports store started by David Lindahl in 2018. Rainier Watch uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$1.99K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees

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How I Turned A Fun Twitter Account Into A $2K/Month Ecommerce Side Hustle

Rainier Watch is an outdoor-inspired apparel brand that grew from selling stickers to generating several thousand dollars in sales each month through its custom Woocommerce website, as a community-driven business for quality goods inspired by mountains, donating to organizations protecting and supporting the National Parks upon purchase.

Read by 7,439 founders

27. Importify

Importify is a shopify ecommerce agency started by Moshe Lugasi in 2016. Importify uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$75K / month
Team
1 founders / 7 employees

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We Launched A $720K/Year Dropshipping App [With 7,500+ Customers]

How a video game industry sales manager turned his frustration with dropshipping into a $720k/year business, helping thousands of online storefronts automate their product import and dropshipping with app Importify.

Read by 5,213 founders

28. fundsforNGOs

fundsforNGOs is a fundraising consulting business started by Sameer Zuhad in 2008. fundsforNGOs uses Cloudflare for their business.

Team
1 founders / 35 employees

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29. Kopf Consulting

Kopf Consulting is a tech support business started by LaKenya Kopf in 2007. Kopf Consulting uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$3K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees

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How I Created A Six-Figure Virtual Tech Support Company

Kopf Consulting is a six-figure virtual tech-support company that has provided affordable and professional virtual technical support to all levels of entrepreneurship for over 14 years and has expanded to providing training, consulting, and hiring services without a particular niche or location, serving clients worldwide.

Read by 3,945 founders

30. PropertyData

PropertyData is a data analysis service started by Michael Dent in 2017. PropertyData uses Cloudflare for their business.

Cloudflare Testimonial

We use DigitalOcean for hosting with Cloudflare for CDN/security

Michael Dent, on starting PropertyData ($128,000/month)   full story ➜

Revenue
$128K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees

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I Built $1.54M/Year Tool That Finds The Best Investment Properties [From UK]

Founder of PropertyData creates a subscription website for UK property investors and developers that is now making $128,000 per month in recurring revenue.

Read by 5,323 founders

31. Inquivix

Inquivix is a marketing agency started by Joon K Lee in 2018. Inquivix uses Cloudflare for their business.

Revenue
$100K / month
Team
2 founders / 15 employees

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My Digital Marketing Agency Makes $1.2M/Year Helping Companies Enter The Korean Market

Inquivix is a leading digital marketing agency in Asia with regional hubs in multiple countries, generating $1.2M in annual revenue by helping clients enter the Korean market through social media and content creation, backed by extensive research, data analysis, and SEO strategies.

Read by 4,366 founders

32. Bagitan Packaging

Bagitan Packaging is a paper recycling business started by Yuki Lee in 2008. Bagitan Packaging uses Cloudflare for their business.

Cloudflare Testimonial

Cloudflare is very good at CDN (content distribution network), which can help distribute the website content worldwide to increase the speed of our website.

Yuki Lee, on starting Bagitan Packaging ($16,000/month)   full story ➜

Revenue
$16K / month
Team
2 founders / 5 employees

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How We Started A Paper Packaging Products Business That Makes $192K/Year

Bagitan Packaging in China started out as a thermography paper roll business and has since expanded to become leaders in the packaging industry with annual net revenue of $200,000 and over 50 employees, thanks to digital marketing and a focus on SEO.

Read by 2,297 founders

What is Cloudflare?

Cloudflare is a web performance and security company that provides a wide range of services to help protect and optimize websites. Their services include content delivery, DDoS protection, and domain name server (DNS) management.

They also offer a number of tools for website owners and developers to monitor and improve website performance, as well as a content delivery network (CDN) that helps to speed up the delivery of website content. Additionally, Cloudflare provides a range of enterprise-level services such as load balancing, web application firewall, and rate limiting.

Do big companies use Cloudflare?

Yes, many large companies use Cloudflare's services. Cloudflare's customer base includes a wide range of businesses and organizations from different industries, such as e-commerce, media, technology, and finance. Cloudflare's services are designed to be scalable and flexible, so they can be used by small and medium-sized businesses as well as large enterprise customers.

What major websites use Cloudflare?

Many major websites use Cloudflare's services. Some examples of well-known websites that use Cloudflare include:

  • The New York Times
  • Uber
  • Cisco
  • 1&1
  • DigitalOcean
  • Zendesk
  • OKCupid
  • Fitbit
  • Glassdoor
  • Adobe
  • Shopify
  • Okta
  • Canva

And also many major banks and governments agency.

This list is not exhaustive, as Cloudflare has a large customer base and many websites use their services.

meet the author
Pat Walls

I'm Pat Walls and I created Starter Story - a website dedicated to helping people start businesses. We interview entrepreneurs from around the world about how they started and grew their businesses.