Box (company)

Box (company)

A cloud content management company. It was founded in 2005 and has headquarters located in Redwood City, California.

Box is a global technology company that has created a file sharing and cloud management service in the form of an online platform. It allows for content management, workflow, and collaboration. It has been used in industries such as marketing, sales, human resources, finance, and more.

Product

The company's cloud content management feature allows for clients to create a digital workplace where employers can comment on and assign tasks, share content, and create workflows for their team. Box has both web applications and mobile applications so that clients can access their information via the Box Drive. Other apps are also integrated with Box so that employees can complete their tasks. Apps that are integrated include Office 365, Slack, and DocuSign. Box allows for businesses to go paperless by storing all of their information on the cloud. The platform also uses machine learning which can be utilized to automate tasks. Digital assets can also be managed on the platform.

Box offers services as well. There is a Box Consulting service and a Box Transform service, which aids businesses with transferring all of their information to the cloud.

Timeline

December 5, 2013
Box raises a $100,000,000 series F round from Itochu Technology Ventures, Mitsui & Co. and Telstra.
July 31, 2012
Box raises a $125,000,000 series E round from Bessemer Venture Partners, DFJ, General Atlantic, New Enterprise Associates, SAP Ventures, Scale Venture Partners and The Social+Capital Partnership.
October 2011
Box raises a $81,000,000 series D round from Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, DFJ, Emergence Capital Partners, Meritech Capital Partners, New Enterprise Associates, SAP, Salesforce, Scale Venture Partners and USVP.
February 24, 2011
Box raises a $48,000,000 series D round from Andreessen Horowitz, DFJ, Emergence Capital Partners, Meritech Capital Partners and Scale Venture Partners.
April 7, 2010
Box raises a $15,000,000 series C round from DFJ and Scale Venture Partners.
January 23, 2008
Box raises a $6,000,000 series B round from DFJ.
October 1, 2006
Box raises a $1,500,000 series A round from DFJ.
2005
Box was founded by Aaron Levie.

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
Box Series E round
125,000,000
July 31, 2012
7,100,000
October 15, 2009
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Aaron Azlant

Employee

Aaron Dunn

Employee

Aaron Levie

Co-Founder and CEO

Abhishek Gupta

Employee

Adam Platti

Employee

Adrien Fallou

Employee

Aisha Wells

Employee

Alex Willen

Employee

Alexa Fleischman

Employee

Alison Johnston

Employee

Amy White

Employee

Ana Leyva

Employee

andrew

Employee

Andrew Chapello

Employee

Andrew Conn

Employee

Andrew Dude

Investor

Andrew Khor

Employee

Anjana Dasu

Employee

Anshul Agarwal

Investor

Anthony Kennada

Employee

Antoine MARTIN

Employee

AP Fritts

Employee

Ariella Leaffer

Employee

Arthur Jeng

Employee

Arthur van Hoff

Advisor

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Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Box adds native security controls to content management

Stephanie Condon

Web

August 26, 2019

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Why Box is one of the most under appreciated companies out there

September 6, 2019

Companies

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CEO
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Products/Services

News

Title
Author
Date
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Description
FinSMEs
April 12, 2021
FinSMEs
About | Advertise | Contact | Disclaimer | News | The Daily Deal Newsletter FinSMEs.com by FinSMEs is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Mike Butcher
April 12, 2021
TechCrunch
Cybersecurity training startup Hack The Box, which emerged originally from Greece, has raised a Series A investment round of $10.6 million, led by Paladin Capital Group and joined by Osage University Partners, Brighteye Ventures, and existing investors Marathon Venture Capital. It will use the funding to expand. Most recently it launched Hack The Box Academy. [...]
Mike Butcher
April 12, 2021
TechCrunch
Cybersecurity training startup Hack The Box, which emerged originally from Greece, has raised a Series A investment round of $10.6 million, led by Paladin Capital Group and joined by Osage University Partners, Brighteye Ventures, and existing investors Marathon Venture Capital. It will use the funding to expand. Most recently it launched Hack The Box Academy. [...]
Alexei Oreskovic
April 10, 2021
Business Insider
In this week's edition of Insider Tech we take a look at some of the big rivalries shaping the tech landscape.
Anthony Ha
April 8, 2021
TechCrunch
Box gets some financial ammunition against an activist investor, Samsung launches the Galaxy SmartTag+ and we look at the history of CryptoPunks. This is your Daily Crunch for April 8, 2021. The big story: KKR invests $500M into Box Private equity firm KKR is making an investment into Box that should help the cloud content [...]
Paayal Zaveri
April 8, 2021
Business Insider
The KKR investment comes amid reports that Box is under pressure from activist investor Starboard to boost its value and explore an acquisition.
Ron Miller
April 8, 2021
TechCrunch
When Box announced it was getting a $500 million investment from private equity firm KKR this morning, it was hard not to see it as a positive move for the company. It has been operating under the shadow of Starboard Value, and this influx of cash could give it a way forward independent of the [...]
Ron Miller
April 8, 2021
TechCrunch
Box announced this morning that private equity firm KKR is investing $500 million in the company, a move that could help the struggling cloud content management vendor get out from under pressure from activist investor Starboard Value. The company plans to use the proceeds in what's called a "dutch auction" style sale to buy back [...]
Ron Miller
March 22, 2021
TechCrunch
Shares of Box, a well-known content-and-collaboration company that went public in 2015, rose today after Reuters reported that the company is exploring a sale. TechCrunch previously discussed rising investor pressure for Box to ignite its share-price after years in the public-market wilderness. At the close today Box's equity was worth $23.65 per share, up around [...]
Ron Miller
March 3, 2021
TechCrunch
Activist investors will only sit still for so long, and when they take action, it usually involves one of two approaches: Replace the leadership team or induce a sale.
February 17, 2021
WebWire
Author Nelson L. Noggle Ph.D. created a guide, titled: "Living Beyond The Box," that will help readers manage peer pressure and stress at home, work, or at school - gracefully., , , , The author shows his presentation in a concise, clear manner, providing case illustrations of how The Box shows itself in life. In references, bad boxes are offensive, used mostly on lack of teaching and direction. Whereas the healthy boxes are complementary and inspired by positive reinforcement ra...
Donnelley Financial Solutions
February 17, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- eBrevia, a Donnelley Financial Solutions (NYSE: DFIN) company and industry-leading provider of AI-contract analytics software, has rolled out a...
Annie Musgrove
February 3, 2021
Tech.eu
Box, a publicly traded cloud content and storage company, plans to spend $55 million to acquire Dutch startup SignRequest, a cloud-based electronic signature service. The deal should close by the end of April. The acquisition helps Box close the "document lifecycle" by keeping files (and any required actions) within its secure platform. Box will develop [...]
Ron Miller
February 3, 2021
TechCrunch
Box announced this morning that it has agreed to acquire eSignature startup SignRequest for $55 million.The acquisition gives the company a native signature component it has been lacking and opens up new workflows for the company. Box CEO Aaron Levie says the company has seen increased demand from customers to digitize more of their workflows, [...]
Paayal Zaveri
February 3, 2021
Business Insider
Box plans to use SignRequest's tech to build an e-signatures tool directly into its content management product, making it a hub for business content.
Chris Morris
January 14, 2021
Digital Trends
This e-commerce solution could reduce waste, increase security. But will anyone use it?
X1 Card
January 14, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- X1 today announces a $12 million investment led by Spark Capital with participation from Jared Leto, Box CEO Aaron Levie, Yelp CEO Jeremy...
Paayal Zaveri
January 13, 2021
Business Insider
Box wants to become the central place where workers access their content, and working with partners like Google is key to getting there.
Crew in a Box
January 11, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Today, Crew in a Box, the world's first professional-quality, plug-and-play, remote video production solution, revealed that they will be...
Lakshmi Hanspal
January 6, 2021
Harvard Business Review
Four steps to building a company culture that reinforces your IT initiatives.
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