Dropbox is a file hosting service operated by the American company Dropbox, Inc. , headquartered in San Francisco, California, U. S. that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, personal cloud, and client software.
Dropbox was founded in 2007 by MIT students Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi as a startup company, with initial funding from seed accelerator Y Combinator.
Dropbox has experienced criticism and generated controversy for issues including security breaches and privacy concerns.
Dropbox simplifies the way people work together. 500 million registered users around the world use Dropbox to work the way they want, on any device, wherever they go. With 150,000 businesses on Dropbox Business, we're transforming everyday workflows and entire industries. We believe technology should get out of the way, so there's no limit to what people can do together. We're a thoughtful, tightly-knit team that's committed to realizing ambitious ideas. We're making technology work for the world, and the best is still to come.Learn more about careers at Dropbox here: www.linkedin.com/company/dropbox/careers
- Parent Company Launch date: May 2007; 15 years ago (2007-05)
- Product Launch: 2007
- Founder: Drew Houston Arash Ferdowsi
- Estimated Monthly Visitors: over-1b
- Telephone number: (415) 986-7057
- Domain name: dropbox.com
- Owner: Dropbox, Inc.
- Company Type: Online backup servicePublic company
- Country of operation: Worldwide