Great article posted yesterday on Forbes magazine, covering one of Silicon Valley’s hottest companies: Dropbox.
The company, which was founded by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdousi (a fellow Iranian, my friends), just raised their B round of financing valuing the company to around 4bn. However breathtaking these numbers might appear to you, the Forbes article actually focusses on a different story happening some two years ago:
It’s the story of two founders who are so convinced and in love with the vision of their own product that they would turn down an offer coming from The Man himself, Steve Jobs.
You can read the full article here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/victoriabarret/2011/10/18/dropbox-the-inside-story-of-techs-hottest-startup/