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 Mitsui & Co., Itochu Technology Ventures and Telstra.

July 31, 2012

Box raises a $125,000,000 series E round from General Atlantic, Scale Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates, DFJ, SAP Ventures, The Social+Capital Partnership and Bessemer Venture Partners.

October 2011

Box raises a $81,000,000 series D round from Meritech Capital Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Salesforce, USVP, Scale Venture Partners, SAP, Emergence Capital Partners, New Enterprise Associates, DFJ and Bessemer Venture Partners.

February 24, 2011

Box raises a $48,000,000 series D round from Meritech Capital Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Scale Venture Partners, Emergence Capital Partners and DFJ.

April 7, 2010

Box raises a $15,000,000 series C round from Scale Venture Partners and DFJ.

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.

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

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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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News

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Arielle Pardes
May 15, 2020
Wired
Some tech companies are adjusting to the pandemic with new WFH perks and even letting employees ditch their commutes forever.
May 12, 2020
WebWire
Tune in for an exclusive broadcast of early insights... We're excited to be able to unveil the first phase of our research - Thinking Inside the Box - which we commissioned the Dipstick Research Group (DRG) to explore the medium of TV, what it means to viewers and how they consume and perceive the content delivered within the TV environment. Through this research we sought to identify changes in viewer behaviour, their attitudes towards personalised advertising and the impact of screen...
Ron Miller
May 7, 2020
TechCrunch
When the shutdown began six weeks ago, the powers that be at Box sat down for a meeting to discuss the situation. They weren't in the same room of course. They were like everyone else, separated by the virus, but they saw this as a key moment for Box as a company. They had been [...]
April 14, 2020
clinicaltrials.gov
Dexamethasone and Oxygen Support Strategies in ICU Patients With Covid-19 Pneumonia - Full Text View.
Ron Miller
March 22, 2020
TechCrunch
The COVID-19 virus is touching every aspect of our lives and having a profound impact on individuals, businesses and society at large. Box's Aaron Levie has built a successful business from dorm room to IPO and beyond. He spoke to TechCrunch today about the level of creativity and focus that it's going to take to [...]
Natasha Lomas
March 9, 2020
TechCrunch
Box has joined a number of tech companies supporting employees to work remotely from home in response the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19. It's applying the policy to all staff, regardless of location. Late yesterday Box co-founder Aaron Levie tweeted a statement detailing the cloud computing company's response to COVID-19 -- to, as [...]
Alex Wilhelm
February 27, 2020
TechCrunch
A quick hit as we have a podcast to record, but a few public companies in the broader SaaS market reported earnings in the past week. Their results are worth unpacking as they paint a good picture of what the markets are hunting for in modern software companies. Of course, we're covering the firms' share-price [...]
January 4, 2020
Koimoi
Box Office Update: For the first three new releases of 2020, there was hardly anything to cheer about as none of these managed to gain any sort of...
Jason Guerrasio
December 15, 2019
Business Insider
Sony's 'Jumanji: The Next Level' has a record-breaking start as it prepares to go up against Disney's "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker."
Annie Musgrove
December 11, 2019
Tech.eu
Tines, the Dublin-based cybersecurity automation startup, has raised an additional $11 million from Accel and Index Ventures, just weeks after securing $4.1 million from Blossom Capital. Eoin Hinchy and Thomas Kinsella founded the company in 2018 to help security analysts automate repetitive, manual tasks without knowing how to code. In under a year, Tines has ...
Reuters Editorial
November 26, 2019
U.S.
Box Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast on Tuesday after reporting better-than-expected third-quarter sales, as the cloud management platform benefited from higher customer addition.
Sarah Perez
November 6, 2019
TechCrunch
Stealth fintech startup Digits, from the same team that built Crashlytics to scale then sold to Twitter for over $100 million, has raised a $10.5 million round of Series A funding, the company is announcing today. The round was led by Benchmark and has the backing of 72 angels, including founders and CEOs from companies [...]
October 17, 2019
The Economic Times
The phenomenon shows up in the economy in one form or the other most of the times.
Darcy Schild
October 8, 2019
Business Insider
Chick-fil-A's menu included doughnuts, and McDonald's sold potato chips instead of fries. Here's what the first menus looked like at fast-food chains.
August 14, 2019
WebWire
While digital transformation helps companies work smarter, the ongoing digitization unlocks a wealth of security vulnerabilities that can cost companies money, time, intellectual property, and customer trust. In its latest Office of the Future survey, released Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, finds that all organizations surveyed across a range of verticals experienced a cyber threat over the past year. In its mission to take a holistic approach to security - fro...
August 5, 2019
WebWire
In today's fast-paced workplace, finding efficiencies that can help users save time and money are top of mind for many industries. To help automate business processes that involve scanning, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announces the availability of Kofax AutoStoreTM 8, a server-based solution that captures and delivers data into many business applications for easy editing and storage. "We want to offer customers a central way to manage document and data captur...
Marler Clark, The Nation's Food Safety Law Firm
April 25, 2019
www.prnewswire.com:443
SEATTLE, April 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Marler, food safety advocate and foodborne attorney since 1993, whose Seattle law firm, Marler Clark, has been...
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DealStreetAsia
Singapore-based B Capital Group, which counts Facebook co-counder Eduardo Saverin as a founding partner, has added former Apple senior director Karen Appleton Page as its newest partner.
TIFFANY HSU
March 3, 2019
www.nytimes.com
Adding lighter fare like salads to the usual burgers and fries has meant more options for time-pressed diners. But the meals are largely less healthy now, a new study finds.

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