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Dropbox is the simple, powerful file storage service that provides a solution for users and businesses to collaborate, access and share files from any device at any time.

https://www.dropbox.com/
MIN. INVESTMENT

$20,600 US

MARKET

Cloud Hosting/Storage

INVESTED TO DATE

$1.1B

VALUATION

$10.38B

Dropbox, Inc. - Market Opportunity

 

Market Opportunity

 

Public "Cloud" Services are Biggest Disruptive Force in Tech Market in 15 years - with Adoption Accelerating1

  • Global public cloud services market expected to grow rapidly, at a CAGR of 22% between 2015 and 2020, reaching $236 billion, which is 23% higher than the previous forecast2

 

The "Cloud" has gone Mainstream and Generating Massive Revenues

In many ways, 2015 was the year when the cloud became mainstream...we have seen that usage has now passed well beyond the early adopter phase and barriers to adoption continue to diminish. “Cloud technologies are now generating massive revenues and high growth rates that will continue long into the future.

- Synergy Research Group founder and Chief Analyst Jeremy Duke3

 

The table below reflects Forrester Research’s latest forecast for the total public cloud market. Their forecast in 2016 for the size of the 2020 public cloud market of $236B is 23% higher than their previous forecast made in 2014, reflecting faster-than-expected growth.4

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Sources: 

1https://www.forrester.com/report/The+Public+Cloud+Services+Market+Will+Grow+Rapidly+To+236+Billion+In+2020/-/E-RES132004

2. https://www.forrester.com/report/The+Public+Cloud+Services+Market+Will+Grow+Rapidly+To+236+Billion+In+2020/-/E-RES132004

3. https://www.srgresearch.com/articles/2015-review-shows-110-billion-cloud-market-growing-28-annually

4. https://www.forrester.com/report/The+Public+Cloud+Services+Market+Will+Grow+Rapidly+To+236+Billion+In+2020/-/E-RES132004