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Box

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 4:20 PM ET
Thinking Outside of the Enterprise Box
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 2:00 PM ET
Box CEO and Co-Founder Aaron Levie offering alternative solutions for the infrastructure of business, disrupting the models set up by EMC, Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM.

What
Provides more than 15 million users with secure cloud content management and collaboration.

Disrupting
The global enterprise software giants and search and cloud storage leaders--Google, Yahoo, Amazon, Apple.

Security Firms Disrupting the Status Quo
Atlassian, Box, Bromium, Dropbox, and Palantir: Companies changing how we store and protect information and the newest additions to the CNBC Disruptor list.

Headquarters: Los Alamos, Calif.
CEO: Aaron Levie
Year Founded: 2005
Number of Employees: 800
Funding: More than $300 million
Key Investors: Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Emergence Capital Partners, General Atlantic, Meritech Capital Partners, NEA, Scale Venture Partners, U.S. Venture Partners, Salesforce.com and SAP Ventures

Vital Stats

Source: Box
  • More than 15 million users
  • 150,000 businesses using Box
  • Revenue growth rate in 2012 was 150 percent
  • On pace to double revenue in 2013 (declined to quantify)
  • Top clients: Gap, McAfee, Schneider Electric, Procter & Gamble, Electronic Arts, McCann Worldgroup, MGM Resorts International, Netflix, Nationwide, Sony Music and Random House
  • Focused currently on expansion and investment, not profit
  • Expanding into health care sector
  • Expanding in EMEA—Germany, France and Japan offices coming
  • Recent fundraising has fueled rumors of an IPO in 2013 at a valuation between $2 billion and $3 billion
  • Last week acquired document collaboration company Crocodoc

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