Dropbox Shows Off its New Austin Offices

Dropbox hosted a rooftop launch party to show off its new Austin offices at 501 Congress Ave. Wednesday night. The cloud storage company earlier this summer moved into more than 50,000 square feet in the building. It occupies two floors already with plans to expand to a third floor. The space has room for 300 […]

Dropbox Cultivates an Austin Culture and Continues to Hire and Expand

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News In December of 2011, Facebook bought Austin-based Gowalla and relocated a bunch of its workers to Menlo Park. Sherry Birk, director of recruiting at Gowalla, moved with them. She later left Facebook to join another startup: Dropbox, based in San Francisco. But Birk longed to get back […]

Dropbox’s Austin Office Serves as Gateway to Latin America

When San Francisco-based Dropbox announced plans to open an office in Austin, the company had more volunteers than positions here. “We still have interest,” said Ross Piper, vice president of enterprise strategy at Dropbox. The startup kicked off its local office with a small founding team from San Francisco to maintain its corporate culture, Piper […]

Dropbox to Expand in Austin and Hire 170 Employees

Dropbox plans to expand its office by 170 employees adding to its existing Austin workforce of 30. Dropbox, based in San Francisco, provides an online storage box that allows people and businesses to exchange files including documents, photos and videos from anywhere. More than 200 million people and 4 million businesses including BCBG, Kayak, National […]

Dell Partners to offer Dropbox for Business on Dell’s Cloud

Wonder why Dropbox expanded to Austin and opened an office here earlier this year? One big reason could be Dell. Dell and Dropbox announced a partnership Thursday at Dell World to create Dropbox for Business using the Cloud. Dell, which went public earlier this year, is hosting Dell World at the Austin Convention Center through […]