Drew Houston

  • Where Do The Best Founders Come From?

    Where Do The Best Founders Come From?

    You tell us! Who would you work for around the clock to help build his or her vision? We are searching far and wide for the best founder of 2015, and we want to know who you think should get the coveted Monkey. The 9th Annual Crunchies Award show is coming up on February 8th, 2016 and nominations for this and 11 other categories are open for any and all input. Get your nominations in… Read More

  • Dropbox Lays Out An Updated Enterprise Playbook

    Dropbox Lays Out An Updated Enterprise Playbook

    Dropbox CEO Drew Houston and his lieutenants took the stage today to give their big enterprise pitch to customers. Houston, of course, has to answer questions that a lot of critics have for the company. Can it be a force in the enterprise? Is it worth $10 billion? Will it hold that valuation as online storage becomes a commodity and the cost of storage goes to zero? Read More

  • Convoy, A Smart Logistics Service For Regional Trucking Businesses, Raises $2.5M

    Convoy, A Smart Logistics Service For Regional Trucking Businesses, Raises $2.5M

    Dan Lewis wasn’t convinced that a startup that connects small trucking companies to people who need shipments was going to work. But he went door to door in a warehouse district in Seattle, and one problem kept coming up: smaller trucking businesses couldn’t grow because they weren’t able to connect with businesses that needed shipping without dozens of phone calls. Read More

  • Drew Houston’s Mission: Get The World Working Together On Dropbox

    Drew Houston’s Mission: Get The World Working Together On Dropbox

    Drew Houston is in a challenging position. One of the vanguards of online storage, Dropbox critics will argue the company now finds itself under attack from all sides — with companies like Apple and Google offering free online storage and companies like Box offering business collaboration tools. It has to not only continue to grow its businesses, but tell the world what… Read More

  • Meet The Disrupt SF 2015 Speakers And Judges

    Meet The Disrupt SF 2015 Speakers And Judges

    Disrupt SF is just a few weeks away, and we have some of the most iconic entrepreneurs and thought leaders in the tech industry lined up to speak throughout the three-day-long conference. Read More

  • Dropbox CEO Drew Houston Will Tell Dropbox’s Story At TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015

    Dropbox CEO Drew Houston Will Tell Dropbox’s Story At TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015

    Dropbox is perhaps one of the companies in the toughest position in Silicon Valley right now. It’s been a darling in the eyes of the tech industry, rising to a $10 billion valuation as of last year. But since then, the company has found its online storage business under attack from all sides from giants like Apple, Google and Microsoft. Read More

  • Steve Jobs Still Casts Long Shadow At Web Summit Crunch Network

    Steve Jobs Still Casts Long Shadow At Web Summit

    I spent this past week in Dublin at Web Summit, and I couldn’t help but notice, we are still fascinated, dare I say obsessed with the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs more than three years after his death. If you knew the man or even had a meeting with him back in the day, interviewers wanted to hear about it. Heck, even TechCrunch got into it this week with a retrospective of… Read More

  • Drew Houston Comments On Dropbox IPO Rumors, Security, Mobile Strategy And Enterprise Focus

    Drew Houston Comments On Dropbox IPO Rumors, Security, Mobile Strategy And Enterprise Focus

    Today at Disrupt SF, Dropbox co-founder and CEO Drew Houston took the stage to share his experiences and give his thoughts on the product, future prospects, competition and more. With 200 million users and a community of thousands of active developers and five years after launching at TechCrunch50, Dropbox wants to become the agnostic storage solution available for every platform. Read More

  • Drew Houston: YC Grad, Dropbox Co-Founder, And Now Disrupt Speaker

    Drew Houston: YC Grad, Dropbox Co-Founder, And Now Disrupt Speaker

    Drew Houston is one of the few founders in the technology world who has been able to masterfully navigate the journey from being an MIT hacker to the CEO of a multi-billion-dollar company. Houston and his team have been able to turn file sharing company Dropbox into a platform used by over 150 million people across the globe in just six years. Which is why we are incredibly excited to… Read More