Monday, March 24, 2014 Files for IPO

Box filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its common stock.

  • Box, which was founded in 2005, has evolved from being a cloud storage provider to an "enterprise platform" in which its API provides app developers with easy access to its infrastructure. Box claims more than 20 million users worldwide at more than 180,000 businesses.
  • Box is based in Los Altos, California.
  • In December, Box announced $100 million in new venture funding and strategic partnerships with with Itochu Technology Ventures, Macnica, Mitsui USA, MKI, Telef√≥nica Digital and Telstra.  Coatue, DST Global, and existing Box investors also participated.