Last month, word surfaced that popular file storage and sharing service Dropbox may have declined an $800 million acquisition offer from Apple, instead deciding to remain independent and raise its own financing.
A new profile of Dropbox appearing as the cover story for a forthcoming issue of Forbes reveals that Apple did indeed pursue Dropbox, with Steve Jobs personally meeting with Dropbox founders Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi amid the possibility of a “nine-digit” deal.”I mean, Steve friggin’ Jobs,” remembers Houston, now 28. “How do you even prepare for that-” When…
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Dropbox Indeed Balked at Major Acquisition Offer from Apple
Eric Slivka – macrumors.com