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Start-Up Leaders Recall Choice to Cash In or Stay Independent

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

“As life experiences go, turning down a lot of money is hard to replace,” said Aaron Levie, the co-founder and chief executive of Box, an online business data storage service.

Via New York Times

IT Can No Longer Afford to Ignore Its Users

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

The history of enterprise technology has been fairly unforgiving to the people intended to use it. For the past half-century, most information technology models propagated two unassailable...

Via Harvard Business Review

Box Furthers its Push into Legal with New Integrations

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Last July, I reported here that Box, the file-sharing and collaboration platform, was making a ramped-up push into the legal industry. Today, Box followed up on that news in a big way,...

Via LawSites

Following healthcare, Box eyes wrapping up legal industry

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Box is checking another, well, box of its list of business verticals to target with a new ecosystem and set of services dedicated to the legal community. Reflecting a 150 percent spike...

Via ZDNet

British Business and Transport Embrace The Cloud With Help From Silicon Valley

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Britain’s small and medium businesses, Gatwick Airport and National Rail are to move their operations to the cloud in a bid to improve and streamline their services, thanks to...

Via International Business Times

Review: Box beats Dropbox — and all the rest — for business

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Box trumps Dropbox, Egnyte, Citrix ShareFile, EMC Syncplicity, and OwnCloud with rich mix of file sync, file sharing, user management, deep reporting, and enterprise integration.

Via InfoWorld

Box: From College Project to $1.2Bil Startup

Monday, November 4th, 2013

Aaron Levie, CEO and Co-Founder of Box, discusses the possibility of Box going public and valuations being bandied about. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.”

Via Bloomberg TV

Box Inc.’s Aaron Levie Talks Enterprise Tech, Early Flops

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

The 28-year-old Mr. Levie has become a public face of the new generation of enterprise-tech companies. While his penchant for magic tricks makes him seem like a joker, Mr. Levie peppers...

Via Wall Street Journal

Box Brings Silicon Valley to London With Royal Opening of International Headquarters

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Enterprise cloud storage and data sharing company Box has established its international headquarters in London, opened by the Duke of York Prince Andrew, amid rapid expansion in the...

Via International Business Times

As Its Partner Ecosystem Expands, Box Taps Google Health Founder To Lead Its Cloud-Based Assault On Healthcare

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Over the last year, Box has been ramping up its efforts to bring its cloud storage platform into new verticals. That began in April, when the seven-year-old company began making a major...

Via TechCrunch

Box’s Aaron Levie Is Business Software’s Outlandish Old Soul

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Aaron Levie, the chief executive officer of Box, has this insane mound of unruly hair. It’s his thing. He tugs at it when talking, as if pulling words and ideas right out of his brain....

Via Bloomberg Businessweek

Box founder Aaron Levie is a rare thing in Silicon Valley – he’s funny

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

He cracks lots of jokes for keynote speeches, but the founder of cloud computing firm Box is deadly serious about staying ahead of the Silicon Valley pack, writes Christopher Williams.

Via The Telegraph

The Internet began as a government project. So why has government fallen so far behind?

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

On Saturday, I spoke with Levie and former D.C. mayor Adrian Fenty, now an adviser at Andreessen Horowitz, to discuss how they see cloud technology changing the way governments work...

Via Washington Post

40 Under 40

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Ever since he started Box in his dorm room in 2005, Levie has been running around (in bright red sneakers) trying to convince the world that enterprise software is cool. It appears...

Via Fortune

How New Balance used Box to crack down on thieves stealing its designs

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Shoe and athletic wear company New Balance faces a huge intellectual property problem, with factories overseas stealing its designs and selling them for pennies on the dollar —...

Via CITEworld