How Dropbox Started As A Minimal Viable Product

I just read Eric Reis’ book The Lean Startup this last week. I highly recommend it for anyone thinking about how to get going on putting your ideas in motion, and how to improve the changes that your idea/product/service are doing to meet the needs of your customers. I also really enjoyed reading the current Forbes magazine cover story on Drew Houston and Dropbox – it’s a nice warm MIT story of some guys working their butt off and creating a great new company and service that I love. In this article, Eric talks a bit about his interactions with Drew, and there is the ‘Minimum Viable Product’ video that really helped to prove the concept of Dropbox was something that customers wanted.

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About Tamra Johnson

I’m an entrepreneur and a recent MBA graduate from UCLA Anderson. I have 10 years of experience in IT Management and Systems Engineering. I love learning, helping others, exploring the world around me, running at the beach, going to concerts, and visiting family and friends. I grew up in Helotes, Texas, went to undergrad in Cambridge, MA, and now live in Venice, CA.
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