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Arash Ferdowsi

Person

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.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1985-10-07
Place of birth
United States of America

Education

Institution From To
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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