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Arash Ferdowsi

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Nationality  Iranian American
Alma mater  MIT (Dropped out)

Name  Arash Ferdowsi
Organizations founded  Evenflow
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Born  October 7, 1985 (age 30) (1985-10-07) Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Occupation  Co-Founder and CTO, Dropbox
Education  Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Arash Ferdowsi (Persian: آرش فردوسی‎‎, born October 7, 1985) is an Iranian-American entrepreneur. He is a co-founder of Dropbox.


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Arash is a 2004 graduate of Blue Valley Northwest High School in Overland Park, Kansas. Ferdowsi attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he dropped out in his last year to focus on his business.


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.

Awards and highlights

  • Inc. Magazine named Ferdowsi to its 2011 "30 Under 30" top entrepreneurs list.
  • Fortune Magazine named Ferdowsi to its 2011 "40 Under 40" list.
  • TechCrunch awarded Ferdowsi a Crunchie for "Founder Of The Year".
  • References

    Arash Ferdowsi Wikipedia