Dropbox first appeared on the startup scene with its debut at Y Combinator Demo Day way back in the summer of 2007. Since then, the company has grown to hundreds of millions of users and a value of more than $10 billion — putting it in a cherry position for a much-anticipated initial public offering.

But how did this cloud storage company take on the world, beating out so many competitors on its way to success? Journey with us as we walk you through a brief history of Dropbox.