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PublicNYSE:AXP
Date5/1977
Raised
Post IPO Valuation

General Information

Websiteamericanexpress.com
Twitter@americanexpress
CategoryFinance/Venture
Employees67,700
Founded1850

Offices

American Express Tower
200 Vesey St
New York, NY, 10080
USA

People

CEO Middle East
CEO India
CEO E-Commerce JV
Chief Executive Officer
CMO
CFO
SVP
President of the U.S. Consumer Services
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Acquisitions

Total$480M
Sometrics, 9/2011 $30M
Accertify, 11/2010 $150M
Revolution Money, 11/2009 $300M

Investments

Bill.com 11/2013
IfOnly 10/2013
Kiip 8/2013
LearnVest 7/2013
SumUp 7/2013
Fancy 7/2013
Wrapp 6/2013
SavingStar 4/2013
Rent the Runway 3/2013
Radius Inc. 1/2013
Warby Parker 1/2013
Ness Computing 8/2012
iZettle 6/2012
Clickable 10/2011
Deem 9/2011
Payfone 4/2011
Deem 4/2008
Deem 7/2006
OpenTable 1/2000

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American Express

American Express Company (American Express) is a global service company. The Company’s range of products and services includes Charge and credit card products, Expense management products and services, Consumer and business travel services, Stored value products, such as travelers cheques and other prepaid products, Network services, merchant acquisition and processing, servicing and settlement, and point-of-sale, marketing and information products and services for merchants, and fee services, including market and trend analyses and related consulting services, fraud prevention services, and the design of customized customer loyalty and rewards programs. It operates in four segments: U.S. Card Services, International Card Services, Global Commercial Services (GCS) and Global Network & Merchant Services (GNMS). American Express and its principal operating subsidiary, American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. (TRS), are bank holding companies.

American Express, also known as AmEx, is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Three World Financial Center, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. Founded in 1850, it is one of the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The company is best known for its credit card, charge card, and traveler’s cheque businesses. Amex cards account for approximately 24% of the total dollar volume of credit card transactions in the US.

BusinessWeek and Interbrand ranked American Express as the 22nd most valuable brand in the world, estimating the brand to be worth US $14.97 billion. Fortune listed Amex as one of the top 20 Most Admired Companies in the World.

American Express extended its reach nationwide by arranging affiliations with other express companies (including Wells Fargo – the replacement for the two former companies that merged to form American Express), railroads, and steamship companies.

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Sources

  1. American Express Buys Virtual Currency Monetization Platform Sometrics For $30M (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. pehub.com [edit]
  3. American Express Acquiring Steve Case's Revolution Money For $300 Million (AXP) (businessinsider.com) [edit]
  4. Bill.com Raises $38M As Banks Look To Leverage Digital Payment Adoption In The Business World (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  5. IfOnly Raises $12M Series A Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  6. Mobile Rewards Startup Kiip Announces Strategic Investment From American Express Ventures (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. Personalized Financial Planning Service LearnVest Raises $16.5M From Accel, American Express And Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. SumUp Receices Investment From Baba Ventures (finsmes.com) [edit]
  9. Pinterest rival, The Fancy gets $53 million from Will Smith, American Express and is valued at $600 million (gigaom.com) [edit]
  10. Swedish social gifting service Wrapp reportedly secures $15m Series B (venturevillage.eu) [edit]
  11. SavingStar Raises $9.1M (finsmes.com) [edit]
  12. Rent the Runway Adds Investors to Bring Series C to $24.4M (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  13. Local Business Sales Intelligence Platform Radius Raises $12.4M From American Express And Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  14. J. Crew Chief and American Express Invest in Warby Parker (dealbook.nytimes.com) [edit]
  15. Ness Nabs $15M From AmEx And SingTel To Expand Data-Driven, Personalized Search To Other Verticals (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  16. Mobile Payments Startup iZettle Expands Series B Of $31.4 Million, Adds American Express As Newest Investor As It Preps Launch In UK (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  17. AmEx Leads $12 Million Round In Clickable, Which Wants To "Become The AdWords Of Social" (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  18. Rearden Commerce Secures $133M in Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  19. Payfone Closes $19M Funding Round (finsmes.com) [edit]
  20. techcrunch.com [edit]
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  22. opentable.com [edit]
  23. American Express Launches $100M Fund To Invest In Digital Commerce Startups (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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