Why we like Dropbox
Dropbox was founded in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi. Houston graduated from MIT in 2006 with a BS in Computer Science. Prior to Dropbox, Houston founded Accolade, an online SAT prep course while still in college. Ferdowsi, also a graduate of MIT, earned his degree in 2008. Key investors include Sequoia, Accel, Benchmark, Index Ventures, IVP, Greylock and Goldman Sachs.
Key Board Members:
- Bryan Schreier
- Vanessa Wittman, CFO
- Previously Motorola Mobility CFO
- Rajiv Eranki, Head of Server Engineering
- Graduate of MIT
- Dennis Woodside, COO
- Previously Motorola Mobility CEO
% of GSV figures are based upon the fair value of each holding as of December 31, 2015, or the cost basis of the holding (exclusive of transaction costs) if the investment closed subsequent to December 31, 2015. In either case, these values are divided by the fair value of total portfolio investments of GSV Capital as of December 31, 2015.