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Box CEO Aaron Levie on how to start a business with friends and survive disruption

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Aaron Levie dropped out of college in 2005 to found the file-storage company Box with three friends he has known since middle school. The company now has over 2,000 employees and serves 70% of the Fortune 500.

In this members-only interview with Quartz editor in chief Kevin Delaney, Levie details his trajectory from his first job as a professional magician to the founding of Box and what he’s learned about transparency and disruption along the way.

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