Houston says Dropbox has secured a new agreement with HTC, where it “is going to be baked into tens-of-millions of [Android] phones” and like Facebook, Dropbox plans to stamp its product on everything. “In 18-months you are going to see little Dropbox buttons everywhere.”
But will Dropbox’s strategy be strong enough to fend off popular sites like Instagram and Twitter, which also store digital content submitted by large user communities? Or put more bluntly “five years from now, will I even need Dropbox?” asks Schonfeld.
Until then, make sure to watch episodes I, II and III of Schonfeld’s interview with Houston.
Past episodes of Founder Stories featuring Eric Ries, Julia Hartz and Christopher Poole are here.