Discovering and archiving decades worth of writing: How 89-year-old Marvin uses Dropbox

My grandfather, Marvin, is a lawyer by trade but a creative writer at heart. At 89 years old, he’s written over 50 pieces — but over the years, many of them have gotten lost in filing cabinets and piles around his house. With his newly created Dropbox account ready to go, we set out to find, scan, and archive all of his writing. His work now has a single home that keeps it safe, and we were even able to self-publish many essays, poems, and short stories on his newly created website by sending shared links to a web designer across the country.

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Planning a wedding? Here are 4 ways Dropbox can help

A pre-Valentine’s Day survey from last year showed that over six million Americans planned to propose — or expected to be proposed to — on the year’s most romantic holiday. So the odds are that a few of you will wake up on February 15 newly engaged to be married. If that happens, we’re here to help. Countless newlyweds have told us that their trusty Dropboxes helped them stay calm and organized throughout the entire wedding planning process. To give you a head start, we’ve collected the top four ways couples use Dropbox to make planning that perfect wedding a little bit easier.

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Welcome Vanessa Wittman!

Today we’re thrilled to share that Vanessa Wittman will be joining Dropbox in March as our new CFO. Vanessa is taking the reins from Sujay Jaswa, who has been Arash’s and my right hand in building the business side of the company since he joined in 2010.

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