| BY THE APPLE GIRL
The hot cloud storage start-up turned down Apple’s offer for $800 M in 2009 and now Drop Box has a $4 Billion valuation. CEO and founder Drew Houston talks to Forbes – whose cover DropBox will grace – about his meeting with Steve Jobs and how he did not want to sell the company to anyone, even to Apple.
Now with Apple’s own iCloud available to all the Apple users for free, Dropbox has a big hurdle to pass. Other competitors are Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Box.net, iDrive and YouSendIt.
Drop Box has simplicity, ease of use and popularity going for it, but can the David fend off the Goliaths who are investing heavily on cloud storage? Will DropBox survive? Forbes has a great read on the company. Check it out.