Dropbox Opens First NYC Office To Strengthen Sales And Engineering

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Dropbox’s business software is ready for a big sales push as it bounds towards an anticipated IPO, so today it announced the opening of a sales and engineering office in New York City. In its first place on the East Coast, the cloud storage startup developed at MIT will house 10 sales people and two to three engineers in a temporary space near NYU before growing into a permanent spot.

VP of Engineering Aditya Agarwal tells me that after “gutting Dropbox from the ground up to support two parallel Dropboxes, we got good feedback from early customers. We know we have a lot of customers out on the East Coast and especially in NYC, so we’re sending a sales team to New York. But at the same time we also realize NYC is, after SF and on par with Seattle, the biggest pool of engineering talent. We’re hoping to grow…

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