Dropbox

Dropbox develops a cloud-based platform that allows users to store and share documents, images and videos. Read more

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Dropbox

Dropbox develops a cloud-based platform that allows users to store and share documents, images and videos. Read more

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Co-Founder & CEO

Drew Houston

CEO Approval Rating

70/100

Founded:

2007

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Atlassian is Dropbox's #1 competitor. Atlassian's headquarters is in Sydney, New South Wales, and was founded in 2001. Like Dropbox, Atlassian also competes in the FIle Sharing industry. Atlassian generates 102% of Dropbox's revenue.

Box is one of Dropbox's top rivals. Box was founded in 2005 in Redwood City, California. Like Dropbox, Box also operates in the FIle Sharing field. Box generates $1.1B less revenue than Dropbox.

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Dropbox Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$1.9B

Dropbox's revenue is the ranked 7th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 19.7B. Over the last four quarters, Dropbox's revenue has grown by 10.8%. Specifically, in Q4 2020's revenue was $504.1M; in Q3 2020, it was $487.4M; in Q2 2020, it was $467.4M; in Q1 2020, Dropbox's revenue was $455M.

Dropbox Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
DocSend, Inc.

Mar 2021

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$165M
DocSend is a cloud-based document sharing platform that helps organizations to manage, share and track their business-critical documents.
JN Projects, Inc.

Jan 2019

Source »
$230M
HelloSign is a cloud-based digital workflow platform that offers e-signature and electronic fax solutions for insurance and real estate sectors.
Verst

Nov 2017

Source »
undisclosed
Verst is an online platform that enables users to publish contents, discover insights and optimize social engagement in blogs and websites.
Clementine

Jul 2015

Source »
undisclosed
Clementine provides an enterprise communication service with primary focus on internal communication such as conference calls and chat. 
Umano

May 2015

Source »
undisclosed
Umano is a mobile application that offers news reading and audio streaming services.

These are all the companies that Dropbox has acquired. Dropbox has acquired 25 companies and its latest acquisition was DocSend, Inc. in Mar 2021. DocSend is a cloud-based document sharing platform that helps organizations to manage, share and track their business-critical documents.

Dropbox Funding History

Since Dropbox was founded in 2007, it has participated in 9 rounds of funding. In total Dropbox has raised $2.4B. Dropbox's last funding round was on Mar 2018 for a total of $756.0M

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

IPO
Mar 2018
$756M
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Debt
Mar 2017
$600M
Debt
Apr 2014
$500M
Series C
Jan 2014
$325M
Series B
Oct 2011
$250M

Since Dropbox was founded in 2007, it has participated in 9 rounds of funding. In total Dropbox has raised $2.4B. Dropbox's last funding round was on Mar 2018 for a total of $756.0M

Dropbox Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

BetterCloud is an operations management and security platform that helps IT businesses to discover, manage and secure their SaaS applications.
$5M
Sep 24, 2019
Equity
-
Onna is a data integration platform that offers e-discovery, information governance, knowledge management and enterprise search solutions.
$11M
Jun 01, 2019
Series A
-
Healofy is a mobile-based parenting social network for mothers to connect and share information about pregnancy.
$40K
Oct 25, 2016
Debt
-

These are all the companies that Dropbox has invested in. Dropbox has invested 25 companies and its latest investment was DocSend, Inc. in Mar 2021. DocSend is a cloud-based document sharing platform that helps organizations to manage, share and track their business-critical documents.

Dropbox News

May 7, 2021SiliconANGLE

Dropbox raises full year guidance after another solid earnings beat

Cloud file sharing company Dropbox Inc. has gotten off to a solid start in the first quarter of its f... See more »
May 6, 2021ZDNet

Dropbox beats Q1 expectations with revenue up 12 percent

The cloud-based file sharing company in Q1 saw a 30 percent year-over-year increase in paid users of ... See more »
May 3, 2021Zacks

Growth in Paying Users to Drive Dropbox's (DBX) Q1 Earnings

Dropbox's (DBX) first-quarter 2021 performance is likely to benefit from incremental uptake of its of... See more »
April 20, 2021Law 360

9th Circ. Revives Dropbox 'Smart Sync' Trademark Fight

A split Ninth Circuit panel on Tuesday revived a trademark lawsuit against Dropbox Inc. over the laun... See more »
April 15, 2021MarketScreener

to Announce First Quarter 2021 Earnings Results

(marketscreener.com) Dropbox, Inc. announced today that it will report financial results for the firs... See more »

Dropbox Blogs

Dropbox Press Releases

December 15, 2020Business Wire

Aragon Research Positions Dropbox in the Leader Section of the Globe for Digital Work Hubs, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dropbox today announced it has been positioned by Aragon Research, In... See more »
November 22, 2020WebProNews

Dropbox Spaces Update Geared At Remote Workers

WebProNewsDropbox Spaces Update Geared At Remote WorkersDropbox has unveiled an update to Spaces, one... See more »
November 11, 2020WebWire

Our commitment to veteran hiring at Dropbox

At Dropbox, we're always looking to hire talented people with integrity and grit-characteristics core... See more »
October 15, 2020Business Wire

Dropbox to Announce Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Results

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dropbox, Inc. (NASDAQ: DBX) announced today that it will report finan... See more »
August 9, 2020WebProNews

Shift To Distributed Work Is Transformative

WebProNews Dropbox CEO: Shift To Distributed Work Is Transformative We see the shift to distributed w... See more »
May 7, 2020PRcom

FileCatalyst Announces Partnership with Dropbox

Newly launched FileCatalyst Direct v3.8, has the added capability to connect Dropbox as an External F... See more »
March 26, 2020WebWire

Dropbox joins Bay Area companies to distribute $22M in funding in response to the COVID-19 crisis

Funding from 25 companies will go towards organizations responding to the crisis, with a focus on COV... See more »

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Dropbox Headquarters

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San Francisco, California94158

415-986-7057

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Dropbox Summary

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Overview

Dropbox is a private company that develops a cloud-based platform to store and share photos, documents, and videos. M.I.T. students Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi founded Dropbox in 2007. Dropbox is headquartered at 185 Barry Street, San Francisco, C...

CEO

Dropbox's Co-Founder & CEO, Drew Houston, currently has an approval rating of 70%. Dropbox's primary competitors are AWS, Atlassian & Box.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Dropbox

  1. When was Dropbox founded?

    Dropbox was founded in 2007
  2. Who is Dropbox's CEO?

    Dropbox's CEO is Drew Houston
  3. How much revenue does Dropbox generate?

    Dropbox generates $1.9B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Dropbox have?

    Dropbox has historically raised $2.4B in funding
  5. Where is Dropbox's headquarters?

    Dropbox's headquarters is in San Francisco California, USA
  1. How many employees does Dropbox have?

    Dropbox has 2,323 employees
  2. What sector does Dropbox operate in?

    Dropbox is in FIle Sharing, Internet Software, Database Management
  3. Who are Dropbox's competitors?

    Dropbox's top competitors are AWS, Atlassian, Box
  4. Who has Dropbox invested in?

    Dropbox's has invested in companies such as BetterCloud, Onna, Healofy