Dropbox Acquires Orchestra, Continues Value-Add Strategy
Dropbox has acquired Orchestra, Inc., makers of Mailbox. The announced was made by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi on the Dropbox blog. The rumored purchasing price was between $50 million and $100 million, consisting of both cash and stock.
Dropbox Acquires YC Startups Loom And Hackpad
Dropbox has acquired Hackpad and Loom, two startups both from YC W12. Loom’s team will work on Dropbox Carousel, according to the announcement on Loom’s company blog. Hackpad will continue to be supported for both existing and new customers, as indicated in Hackpad’s announcement. These acquisitions are the third and fourth acquisitions of YC-funded startups by Dropbox, which itself has the highest […]
Pebble App Challenge Finalists Announced
Pebble Smartwatch has announced the sixteen finalist apps in its first-ever Pebble App Challenge. The developer of each of these apps will receive a Pebble Steel. These sixteen apps will also compete through the first week of April to determine the winner of the $5,000 prize. Each app submitted to the contest has its own app details page […]
Crocodoc Acquired By Box
Crocodoc has been acquired by Box, announced by Box via press release and Crocodoc’s company blog. Crocodoc is a YC W10 company that makes document-management technology that is used primarily by businesses. Crocodoc’s products include software that converts Microsoft Office files into HTML5, secure document embedding and sharing solutions, and workflow collaboration tools. This acquisition is an exciting […]
Dropbox Expands Into The Enterprise
Dropbox for Business is the new name of Dropbox for Teams, announced today on the Dropbox company blog. Prior to this announcement, Dropbox has clearly been building an arsenal to stake its claim in the highly-profitable market of enterprise software. Disruptive enterprise solutions have gained a lot of attention in recent months.
Dropbox Integrated Into Yahoo! Mail
Dropbox is now available in Yahoo! Mail, reports both the Dropbox company blog and Yahoo! Mail blog. The integration of Dropbox (YC S07) allows Yahoo! Mail users to both attach Dropbox files to new emails and save file attachments directly to Dropbox. The Dropbox-Yahoo! partnership is a good deal for everybody: users, Dropbox, and especially Yahoo!.