August 17th news, the United States cloud storage and file sharing company Box.net is preparing to raise $35 million, which once again shows that cloud services has become a new hot spot for investment in Silicon Valley.
according to information, Box.net primarily for enterprise users to provide Internet file storage, financing has been completed $18 million 700 thousand, a total of 7 unnamed investors.
in February, Box.net completed a $48 million financing, financing $15 million last year, earlier also conducted several rounds of financing, but the amount is small. Coupled with new financing, Box.net’s total financing reached $112 million 600 thousand.
currently, Box.net’s investors include Meritech capital partners, Anderson · Horowitz Fund (Andreessen Horowitz), Emergence capital partners, Dfj, Scale capital partners, U.S. venture partners.
VC continue to invest in cloud computing services, as companies and consumers began to enter the remote storage market. Major companies, such as Google, Amazon and Apple also invest heavily in this area.
Box.net did not respond to the matter. In the last round of financing, Box.net said they plan to use cash to recruit employees, expand in the mobile sector, access to new partners and expand overseas.
Box.net is preparing to move the headquarters to California in Los Altos