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Aaron Levie On His Billion-Dollar Box And Other Startup Lessons

Two minutes into watching Aaron Levie’s talk to Stanford University last year, and I’m sold. The college drop-out turned billion- dollar Box.com founder is young, smart, funny, and (yes, I’m going to say it) kind of cute. Started in 2005 in his USC dorm room, Box has re-invented the way companies share content and is now used by 82% of Fortune 500 companies. Oh yes, and it just secured $125 million in financing, officially making it a...

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Wua.la – An Innovative Way to Do File Storage

For all your storage and sharing needs try Wuala. This brand new file storage site actually warrants the oft used term original. Unlike all those other storage sites out there, Wuala is decentralized and uses the hard drives of its members to store all their files. Of course it’s not as brute as it sounds; the concept is indeed novel and smartly executed. Wuala users agree to share some of their hard disk space in exchange for...

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UploadPod.com – File Sharing and Management

If, by chance, you should be looking for yet another free online file hosting service, give UploadPod a try. Recently added features include a Download ID, the ability to send files to friends and family, as well as to manage all your files. Registration is free, and gives you more control over your documents; however, you can upload files without signing up—you’ll be given a direct link, and you should be able to retrieve the...

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ElephantDrive.com – Save Your Data Online

They say an elephant never forgets, its about time somebody came up with that clever metaphor for a data storage company. Kudos to the ad team at ElephantDrive. com who also added that its big and it works for peanuts to illustrate how much storage you can use and how little it costs. The smallest plan is free if you are looking to store anything less than 1 GB, the next step up saves 100 GBs for only $10 a month, and a whopping 1 TB...

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Box.net – Store Here, Share Anywhere

Tired of looking for your USB pen drive? Hassled from constantly sending emails with huge attachments? Box.net made these problems disappear. This site offers the opportunity to upload your files, and accessing them anywhere you have Internet access. Box.net divides its services into four categories: Lite, Individual, Business and Enterprise, depending on the capacity, amount of people and destined use of the service. The Lite service...

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