As investor sentiment toward ”unicorns” has turned over the past
few months, Dropbox has been besieged with questions about
everything from its $10 billion valuation to the viability of its
On Monday, the company sought to rebut skeptics, saying its growth
trajectory remains as strong as ever. Speaking at the FORBES CIO
Summit in Half Moon Bay, Calif., Dennis Woodside, the chief
operating officer, said Dropbox now has 500 million users, up from
400 million in June of last year.
“We are continuing the scaling of the business across both
consumer and enterprise,” Woodside told FORBES in an interview.
I hope they’re doing well — to call Dropbox “essential” is an understatement.