Last July, Box raised $125 million in funding, bringing its total to $287 million since it was founded in 2005. The company increased its revenue 150 percent in 2012, compared with 2011, and added to its client roster companies including Discovery Communications, Electronic Arts, Johnson Lambert, McCann Worldgroup, MGM Resorts International, Netflix, Nationwide and Random House. The company's cloud service is used by more than 150,000 companies and more than 15 million end users. Box CEO Aaron Levie told Bloomberg last month that the company plans an IPO, probably for next year.
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