• Dropbox shows its freemium model works - 11 million users and 300,000 business teams are paying for its service

    9 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Dropbox on Friday released the paperwork it filed to go public, offering new details on its business.
    The company reported it has 11 million paying users.
    Although Dropbox was late to pursue the enterprise market, it now has 300,000 business teams paying to use its service.
    The customer figures give a better picture of how Dropbox compares with Box, which, unlike Dropbox, focuses solely on enterprise customers.
    Dropbox became popular by offering consumers free storage space in the cloud.
    But many analysts, investors and other observers have long wondered how much success it would have...
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  • 17-year-old snowboarding star Red Gerard may be incentivized to turn away from competition to pursue a path that could pay him up to $1 million per year

    17-year-old snowboarding star Red Gerard may be incentivized to turn away from competition to pursue a path that could pay him up to $1 million per year

    9 monthes ago - By Chron

    Many snowboarders are finding performing in snowboard films to be more lucrative than competition.
    According to one report, taking part in films could pay $50,000 to, in extreme cases, $1 million per year.
    U.S. snowboarder Red Gerard, who won gold at the Winter Olympics, has taken part in two films and has expressed a desire to do more.
    As a breakout star in the sport, Gerard may decide to turn to filming rather than competing.
    Red Gerard became a breakout star at the Winter Olympics when he won a gold medal in the snowboard slopestyle.
    At just 17 years old, Gerard seems poised for future...
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