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Box Offers Up Its iCloud Answer for Businesses

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One of the benefits of the app-oriented nature of today’s smartphones is that users generally don’t have to worry about where their data is stored. In most cases, they don’t even know. “That’s benefitted consumers dramatically,” Box CEO Aaron Levie said in an interview.”The challenge is we have created a...
Box Offers Up Its iCloud Answer for Businesses

Box CEO Aaron Levie Talks About His Love/Hate Relationship With Microsoft (MSFT)

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Aaron Levie grew up in Microsoft's backyard. Today, Box's young CEO faces a strange problem with Microsoft. Redmond is Box's biggest competitor AND one its most important partners. Box's mainstay is a secure file-sharing and collaboration product. One of Microsoft's key products is SharePoint, which is, yes, a file-sharing and...
Box CEO Aaron Levie Talks About His Love/Hate Relationship With Microsoft (MSFT)
ZenPayroll raises YC's largest seed round from the Mt. Rushmore of Valley entrepreneurs

Raising a seed round? Apply to the Founder Showcase by Friday 6/29

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This sponsored is produced by The Founder Showcase. Are you an early-stage startup looking for funding or exposure? Then apply to the Founder Showcase, Silicon Valley’s leading seed-stage pitch competition. This competition is 100% free: previous presenters have raised over $40 million without ever being required to pay a dime....
Raising a seed round? Apply to the Founder Showcase by Friday 6/29

How to defend against Google Drive with humor, diagrams

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Box CEO Aaron Levie just can’t stop cracking jokes about Google Drive, even as the new service’s existence threatens Levie’s fast-growing cloud storage business. At small dinner I attended last night with Levie, CloudOn CEO Milind Gadekar, ZenDesk CEO Mikkel Svane, and Enterproid CEO Andrew Toy, the talk was...
How to defend against Google Drive with humor, diagrams

ZenPayroll Launches Cloud-Based Payroll Service With $6.1M In Seed Funding From CEOs At Yammer, Box, Yelp And Dropbox

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Y Combinator company ZenPayroll launched its cloud-based payroll service today with $6.1 million in seed funding from Google Ventures and investments from the CEOs at Yammer, Box, Yelp and Dropbox. It is the largest seed round ever for a Y Combinator company, topping Funders Club, which raised $6 million in October. ZenPayroll...
ZenPayroll Launches Cloud-Based Payroll Service With $6.1M In Seed Funding From CEOs At Yammer, Box, Yelp And Dropbox

Best of Startup Day: Angel investor Dave McClure -- don't do a startup you idiot!

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Editor’s Note: We’ve got a fantastic lineup of speakers on tap for GeekWire’s Startup Day, taking place Saturday, Sept. 22nd at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. Among the entrepreneurs on the agenda are Box CEO Aaron Levie; Zulily CEO Darrell Cavens; and many others. It’s going to be an informative and...
Best of Startup Day: Angel investor Dave McClure -- don't do a startup you idiot!

Liveblog: Cisco CEO John Chambers and Box CEO Aaron Levie at D11

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Pairing Aaron Levie, the young gregarious CEO of the up-and-coming enterprise cloud platform company Box with John Chambers of Cisco Systems, one of the tech industry’s best known and longest-serving CEOs might not seem an obvious. But spend a little time with either one of them and you quickly realize...
Liveblog: Cisco CEO John Chambers and Box CEO Aaron Levie at D11

Box reveals plans for 2013: global expansion and a partner network

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Cloud storage startup Box has announced its plans for the coming year as it readies for a 2014 IPO. The company intends to open new offices in Europe, Asia, and Brazil and is planning to fortify its enterprise sales team in those regions. This follows on the heels of healthy...
Box reveals plans for 2013: global expansion and a partner network

QOTD: Payments Biz Gets the Old Equine Wake-Up Call

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Square just dropped a bomb on the retail payments industry, in one of those Godfather-dead-horse-in-your-bed epic move moments. – Box CEO Aaron Levie on the Square-Starbucks deal....
QOTD: Payments Biz Gets the Old Equine Wake-Up Call

Accelerate Your Database: MemSQL Launches With $5M From Ashton Kutcher, Max Levchin & More

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Last year, we introduced you to MemSQL, a plucky young Y Combinator alum that was building technology that would let developers give their databases a Nitrous boost, while simplifying application development and maintenance. Founded by ex-Facebookers Eric Frenkiel and Nikita Shamgunov, MemSQL raised $2.1 million in seed funding last July...
Accelerate Your Database: MemSQL Launches With $5M From Ashton Kutcher, Max Levchin & More

Fast-growing online storage upstart Box unpacks $125 million in funding

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Box CEO Aaron Levie will be one of the keynoters at Startup Day on September 22 Box, the file sharing and data storage startup founded seven years ago by Mercer Island High School grads Aaron Levie and Dylan Smith, has reeled in a whopping $125 million venture round led by...
Fast-growing online storage upstart Box unpacks $125 million in funding

CEO Supper Club: Aaron Levie’s Key to Beating Dropbox

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As the wine-soaked CEO Supper Club continued through the evening, I asked Box’s Aaron Levie about the key differentiator between Box and Dropbox and how he competes with such an impressive company. As he answered the question it became clear: Intense, unblinking focus. Just watch. As is also clear...
CEO Supper Club: Aaron Levie’s Key to Beating Dropbox

Box ‘moons’ Microsoft, skips software giant in release of new cloud service

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Aaron Levie Was there something traumatic about Aaron Levie’s childhood that caused an intense dislike of Microsoft? The founder of the Silicon Valley online storage service Box attended Mercer Island High School, just a few miles from Microsoft’s sprawling Redmond campus. But there’s no hometown pride when it comes to...
Box ‘moons’ Microsoft, skips software giant in release of new cloud service

Generation Flux Salon: What Is The Difference Between A Pivot, A Reorganization, And A Panic?

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Modern business is pure chaos. Share your strategies for navigating this fluid landscape--and learn from the most successful members of the league of innovators Fast Company Editor-in-Chief Robert Safian dubbed Generation Flux, gamechangers who are highly flexible and know how to shift course swiftly and decisively without losing their sense...
Generation Flux Salon: What Is The Difference Between A Pivot, A Reorganization, And A Panic?

Best of Startup Day: Sunny Gupta's lessons on raising venture capital

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Sunny Gupta, CEO and Co-Founder of Apptio We’re continuing our build-up to GeekWire Startup Day — taking place Sept. 22 at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue— with videos from some of the notable presenters from past years. Today, we’re going back into the archive to 2010, featuring Apptio’s Sunny Gupta and his...
Best of Startup Day: Sunny Gupta's lessons on raising venture capital
Box acquires Crocodoc to turn all those docs you upload into HTML5 masterpieces

Box announces it has over 14 million users with 92% of Fortune 500 companies using service

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Aaron Levie took the stage today at Box’s second annual Boxworks conference to give an address about the company and its future, complete with his humorous commentary. From jokes about Google+, Oracle, and even coming out dancing to “Gangnam Style”, Levie shared some amazing statistics. A lot has changed since...
Box announces it has over 14 million users with 92% of Fortune 500 companies using service

Google Drive And The Cloud Wars

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Editor’s note: Aaron Levie is co-founder and CEO at Box. Follow him on Twitter @levie. For the past six years, any startup touching the cloud storage space has lived in anticipation and fear of Google’s entry into the market. G(od) Drive’s arrival was meant to instantly commoditize existing offerings, kill...
Google Drive And The Cloud Wars

15 Things About Aaron Levie

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He founded his wildly successful start-up in his dorm room before dropping out and moving to the Bay Area to work on it full-time, he’s regularly referred to as one of the top entrepreneurs under 30, and he looks enough like Jesse Eisenberg to satisfy a movie audience. But unlike...
15 Things About Aaron Levie

KatieCam Thinks Outside the Box: Before He Was in Enterprise, Aaron Levie Was a Magician

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With Cisco’s John Chambers, Box co-founder and CEO Aaron Levie was half of a doubleheader onstage at D11. But like Chambers, he got some one-on-one time with AllThingsD’s Katie Boehret after their interview ended. In this video, he tells Katie about his adventures as a child magician. [ See post...
KatieCam Thinks Outside the Box: Before He Was in Enterprise, Aaron Levie Was a Magician

CEO Supper Club: Why Aaron Levie Has So Much Grey Hair

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In this installment of the CEO Supper Club, we talk about fundraising and the importance of leverage. We notice a correlation: Young Aaron Levie of Box has the most grey hair and has also raised the most money at a whopping $160 million. “There’s a new patch for every...
CEO Supper Club: Why Aaron Levie Has So Much Grey Hair

Sugar Water

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Almost none of the stuff on the radar of the silicon valley echo-chamber is innovative or solves any real human needs. They won’t cure anyone of disease, feed a child, improve the environment, or radically improve manufacturing… Pinterest? Quora? Other social apps. It’s all a big distraction, it’s entertainment… It’s...
Sugar Water
How this 2-man startup plans to take on Sharepoint and Asana

KatieCam Gets Enterprising: The Lighter Side of Cisco's John Chambers

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He was paired with Box CEO Aaron Levie on-stage, but John Chambers, chairman and CEO of Cisco, got the spotlight to himself after his official D11 appearance ended. Here, he tells Katie Boehret about learning to fly a helicopter and being scolded by his granddaughter. [ See post to watch...
KatieCam Gets Enterprising: The Lighter Side of Cisco's John Chambers

Look Out, Microsoft: Aaron Levie And Kevin Rose Think Enterprise Software Ready For Disruption

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Enterpreneur turned Google Ventures investor Kevin Rose just said a surprising thing: He sees enterprise software as a hot spot for venture capital and startups. It's one of the trends for 2012, he said. "Enterprise is getting sexy," he said. He's looking for startups coming up with "well-designed, not-corporate-yet-corporate apps,"...
Look Out, Microsoft: Aaron Levie And Kevin Rose Think Enterprise Software Ready For Disruption

A Visit With Box.net's Aaron Levie at His New Office (Video)

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The last time I saw Box.net CEO Aaron Levie he was visiting New York, and I was able to get him to sit still long enough for a video interview on The Wall Street Journal’s Digits show. Yesterday I returned the favor and with a visit of my own, and...
A Visit With Box.net's Aaron Levie at His New Office (Video)
Judicata Raises $2M From Peter Thiel, Keith Rabois And Others To Give Lawyers Better Research And Analytics Tools

25 Enterprise Startups To Bet Your Career On

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Enterprise tech has gone from a yawn to an excited scream over the past year. Businesses that sell to other businesses, with their steady revenues and more-predictable growth, are now the darling of tech investors. That means they're good places for employees, too. So if you're gunning for a new...
25 Enterprise Startups To Bet Your Career On

Video: How @boxdotnet's CEO @levie looks at the cloud and is taking on Microsoft Sharepoint: http://youtu.be/dZoVzRdmAsw

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Video: How @boxdotnet's CEO @levie looks at the cloud and is taking on Microsoft Sharepoint: http://youtu.be/dZoVzRdmAsw
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