Box: From Seed to IPO

By Robert Chess, Cameron Lehman
2018 | Case No. SM296 | Length 21 pgs.
Dylan Smith, Co-Founder and CFO of Box, describes the various stages of founding the enterprise digital document and data storage company. At each financial raise, beginning with the very earliest family-and-friend money all the way through IPO, Smith describes the options and the thought process that went into each decision.

Learning Objective

Understand how financial decisions are made within a tech start-up, particularly fundraising decisions, including how to evaluate VC partners.
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