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IPO Cloudflare

Leading website security company
Medium risk

Revenues in 2016-2018

Invest in IPO Cloudflare

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Investment Idea Details
The Company

Cloudflare has built a global cloud platform that delivers a broad range of network services to businesses of all sizes and geographies, making them more secure, enhancing the performance of their business-critical applications, and eliminating the cost and complexity of managing individual network hardware.

The company’s headquarters are located in San Francisco, California. Approximately 10% of the Fortune 1,000 are paying Cloudflare customers. Additionally, across the broader Internet, approximately 18% of the top 10,000 websites use at least one product on Cloudflare platform on a paid or free basis.

Market Opportunity

The key markets that are addressed by the platform include VPN, internal and external firewalls, web security (including web application firewalls and content filtering), distributed denial of service (DDoS) prevention, intrusion detection and prevention, application delivery controls, content delivery networks, domain name systems, advanced threat prevention (ATP), and wide area network (WAN) technology.

Based on IDC data, $31.6 billion was spent on those products in 2018, which is expected to grow to $47.1 billion in 2022, representing a compound annual growth rate of 10.5%.


Cloudflare has a history of net losses and may not be able to achieve or sustain profitability in the future.

Cloudflare business depends on ability to retain and upgrade paying customers and, to a lesser extent, convert free customers to paying customers, and any decline in renewals, upgrades, or conversions could adversely affect future results of operations.


Cloudflare has experienced significant growth, with revenue increasing from $84.8 million in 2016 to $134.9 million in 2017 (+59%) and to $192.7 (+43%) million in 2018.

Cloudflare has raised a total of $332M in funding over 6 rounds. The company was valued at $3.2B in their latest funding round in May 2019. Company’s revenue over the last twelve months is $234M with quarterly revenue growth YoY of 49%. Given these numbers, the estimated post-IPO market value of equity will be $5.3B. The company hasn’t announced IPO pricing yet, but it can be already assumed that the expected return on investment is more than 50%.

How IPO Investments Work
1. Collection of funds

2-3 weeks before the start of the company publishes information about the opening of trading: financial statements for 3 years, a description of the company's business, plans for the future, as well as the risks that management sees in their own business. We analyze such offers and publish the best ones. Investors apply for deposits. Before the deadline for applications, you can change the request or cancel it.

02 Sep
Threshold amount
2. Buy shares

We submit one large application for the purchase of shares by pre-subscription with reduced price to large investors. The application may be rejected in part or in full. Over the past three years, our applications have been rejected only three times. The next day, or every other day, we'll know at what price and at what percentage the order is executed, and we'll post it on «The my investment page».

Submit applications before
10 Sep
3. Start Bidding

The price of shares is rising from the first day due to the demand of investors deprived of the opportunity to buy shares before trading. Most of the stocks we've been recommending buying over the past three years have been starting to trade on the stock exchange at tens of percent higher than the price at which customers bought the shares. There comes a Lock up period when it is forbidden to sell shares purchased by subscription. Typically lasts 3 months.

Start Bidding
13 Sep
Annual return forecast
4. Receiving profit

After the expiration of the Lock Up period, the investment is automatically closed and the investor receives a profit on account of the deduction commissions UT. You can always view the results of your past investments in investment archive.

05 Dec
Early profit fixation

Although no shares are allowed to be sold during the lock-up period, our traders seek to offer investors fixed profit by way of using various financial instruments, including forwards, options, short positions etc.

From the investor’s point of view this means that he or she may close an investment by paying a certain part of its value (as a rule, approximately 15 percent). This is due to high prices for the instruments which are employed to ensure availability of fixed profit. As such, you shall press any relevant button in the Investor Account as soon as it is active.

The closing procedure is similar to commencement of investment business. You shall file a bid which is executed within a business day by UT. So, your investment is closed at the price currently prevailing on the stock exchange. However, we rarely recommend using this feature, since upon expiry of an applicable lock-up period the average performance is higher.



3 per cent of the share price. This fee is charged as soon as your investment bid is confirmed.


1.75 per cent of the purchase price paid for your shares as soon as trading is closed. This fee is charged upon closure of any relevant investment.


20 per cent of the profit your derive. This fee is charged only if you show positive performance as of the moment any relevant investment is closed.


Usually, 15 per cent (depends on the stock exchange environment). It is calculated per each investment individually.

Advantages Enjoyed by Those Investing with United Traders


Our risk managers ensure proper support throughout the entire transaction. Moreover, you may call them on +7 495 646-15-57 or 8 800 333-66-81 or visit our office, if a more detailed discussion is needed.


Such an approach allows it to limit extra risks related to bankruptcy of start-ups and considerably increase profit vs investors purchasing shares on open Market.


Millions of dollars are required to buy shares on a subscription basis. We have generated a pool of traders and investors which enables any newbie to participate in any transaction as aforesaid by investing just USD50 or more.

Invest in IPO Cloudflare

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