Washington, D.C. 205490

Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

May 16, 2024
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)

Backblaze, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
201 Baldwin Ave., San Mateo, California
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)
(650) 352-3738
Registrant's telephone number, including area code

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per shareBLZEThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On May 16, 2024, Backblaze, Inc. (the "Company") held its 2024 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") via live webcast. The Company's stockholders voted on two proposals, each of which is summarized below and described in more detail in the Company's definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 5, 2024.

At the Annual Meeting, there were 30,691,067 shares of Class A common stock present or represented by proxy, which represented over 74% of the voting power of the shares of stock entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting as of March 18, 2024, and which constituted a quorum for the transaction of business. The proposals and voting results are detailed below:

Proposal One - Election of Class III Directors. The nominees listed below were each elected by the Company's stockholders as Class III directors, to serve until the Company's 2027 annual meeting of stockholders or until such directors successor is duly elected and qualified, or the earlier of his or her death, resignation or removal. The results of such vote were:

NomineeForWithheldBroker Non-Votes
Gleb Budman8,282,3944,011,22118,397,452
Evelyn D'An6,754,5645,539,05118,397,452

Proposal Two - Ratification of the Appointment of Independent Public Accounting Firm. The appointment of BDO USA, P.C. as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the Company's fiscal year ending December 31, 2024 was ratified by the Company's stockholders. The results of such vote were:

ForAgainstAbstainedBroker Non-Votes


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date:May 20, 2024Backblaze, Inc.
By:/s/ Frank Patchel
Frank Patchel, Chief Financial Officer