Drew Houston, an American Entrepreneur born on 4th March, 1983. He is the Founder & CEO of online backup and storage service company Dropbox. According to Forbes magazine, his net worth is 1.39 Billion Dollars. His hard-work is behind his success at a very young age. Millions of people around the world uses Dropbox website. His father bought him a computer in his childhood which he used to learn basic programming.
HE SAID NO TO STEVE JOBS?
Drew Houston has graduated with a degree in Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Once Steve Jobs, Founder of Apple wanted to buy Dropbox. So he called Drew to come to his office and he gave 800 Million US Dollars offer to buy Dropbox. But Drew has refused Steve Jobs offer.
FIGHT WITH FAILURE
Drew Houston has tried several things before the success of Dropbox, but he failed several times. He worked on start-ups like Bit9 and HubSpot but he hasnt succeeded. He always said that do not afraid with failures. You just have to prove yourself once and then the whole world will salute you.
GREAT IDEA IS THE POWER OF BUSINESS
Drew Houston think a great idea is the biggest power of any business. When he was doing his graduation, he was always thought that there should be any other way to store data from computer other than USB Drive. And thats how he got idea for the Dropbox. Then he started Dropbox website which is liked by whole world.