Arash Ferdowsi Organization founder

Arash Ferdowsi (Persian: آرش فردوسی‎, born October 7, 1985) is an Iranian-American entrepreneur. He is co-founder and chief technology officer (CTO) of Dropbox. Ferdowsi launched Dropbox in June 2007 with his business partner, Drew Houston, at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In September 2007 Ferdowsi moved his company to San Francisco and raised venture capital from Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, Y Combinator, and a handful of individual investors. Ferdowsi attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he dropped out his last year to focus on his business.

Personal details

Date of birth
October 7th, 1985
Place of birth
Overland Park, Kansas, United States of America

Education

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Colleges/University

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, also known as MIT, is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific and technological education and research.

Institution info

Type University
Endowment
2013. 11 bil. $
2012. 10.1 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1861
Headquarters
77 Massachusetts Avenue, 02139 - Cambridge, Massachusetts
Undergraduates
2012. 4,503
2010. 4,299
2009. 4,232
Postgraduates
2012. 6,686
2010. 6,267
2009. 6,152
Acceptance rate
2014. 7.73 %
2013. 8.2 %
2012. 8.9 %
2011. 9.7 %
2010. 10.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 43.5 K $
2012. 42.1 K $
2010. 38.9 K $
Official web page mit.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology connected by profession and/or age

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Organizations founded

1. Evenflow

Business Operation

Cofounders

Headquarters

94710 - San Francisco

Wikipedia

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