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University of Southern California (USC), Leave of Absence

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Former Companies

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Aaron Levie

Aaron Levie co-founded Box with friend and Box CFO Dylan Smith in 2005. The Box mission is to provide businesses and individuals with the simplest solution to share, access and manage their information. Aaron is the visionary behind Box’s product and platform strategy, which is focused on incorporating the best of traditional content management with an easy to use user experience suited to the way people collaborate and work today. Box is one of the fastest growing companies in enterprise software, used by more than 15 million individuals and 150,000 businesses worldwide.

Aaron studied business at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California before leaving to found Box.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Elementum 4/2014Venture Round$5M1
Vicarious 3/2014Series B$40M17
Elementum 2/2014Series B$50M7
Hightower 12/2013Seed$2.12M13
Highfive 10/2013Series A$9.4M6
Nginx 10/2013Series B$10M5
Zenefits 7/2013Seed$2.1M6
Comprehend Systems 7/2013Series A$8.4M6
ZenPayroll 12/2012Seed$6.1M22
Judicata 12/2012Venture Round$2M6
SmartThings 12/2012Seed$3M23
FundersClub 10/2012Seed$6.5M25
Stripe 7/2012Series B$20M7



  1. Elementum has raised $5 million from technology entrepreneurs. ( [edit]
  2. Vicarious Grabs A Huge, New $40M Growth Round To Advance Artificial Intelligence ( [edit]
  3. Term Sheet ( [edit]
  4. Hightower Secures $2.12M in Seed Funding ( [edit]
  5. From The Founders Of Docverse Comes Highfive, A Startup That’s Raised $13.5 Million To Disrupt Enterprise Communications ( [edit]
  6. Nginx Raises $10M Series B Round Led By NEA ( [edit]
  7. Zenefits Lands $2.1M From Venrock, Maverick, Aaron Levie, Charlie Cheever And More To Automate Startup HR ( [edit]
  8. Comprehend Raises $8.4M In Series A Funding ( [edit]
  9. ZenPayroll Launches Cloud-Based Payroll Service With $6.1M In Seed Funding From CEOs At Yammer, Box, Yelp And Dropbox ( [edit]
  10. Judicata Raises $2M From Peter Thiel, Keith Rabois And Others To Give Lawyers Better Research And Analytics Tools ( [edit]
  11. SmartThings Closes $3M Seed Round, Led By First Round Capital, Launches Competition To Grow Community Of Smart Object Developers ( [edit]
  12. To Turn The Crowd Into Venture Capitalists, FundersClub Raises $6M Seed Round -- Biggest In YC History ( [edit]
  13. Sexy Payments Startup Stripe Swipes $20M From General Catalyst, Sequoia, Thiel And More ( [edit]
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