Amazon is sponsoring  Game Developers Conference
Headquarters:
Seattle, WA
Description:
Amazon is an international e-commerce company for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Founders:
Jeff Bezos
Categories:
Consumer Goods, Groceries, Crowdsourcing, E-Commerce
Website:
http://amazon.com

Company Details

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Founded:
1994
Employees:
10k + | 76 in CrunchBase

Amazon.com is an international e-commerce company for consumers, sellers, and content creators.

Founded in 1994, it is the world's largest online retailer. Amazon.com started as an online bookstore but soon diversified into selling DVDs, VHS tapes, CDs, video and MP3 downloads, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys, and jewelry. The company also produces consumer electronics, notably the Amazon Kindle e-book reader and the Kindle Fire tablet computer. It is also a major provider of cloud computing services.

Amazon operates in two segments: North America and International. It provides its services through websites such as amazon.com and amazon.ca. Amazon also offers Kindle Direct Publishing, an online platform that allows independent authors and publishers to make their books available in the Kindle Store. Additionally, it provides co-branded credit card agreements and advertising services; serves developers and enterprises through Amazon Web Services; enables authors, musicians, filmmakers, app developers, and others to publish and sell content via its branded websites; and manufactures and sells electronic devices. Another product is Amazon Prime which is an annual membership program. This service provides free shipping, streaming, and access to books that can be borrowed and read on Kindle devices.

Amazon has separate retail websites for the United States, United Kingdom, France, Canada, Germany, Italy, Spain, Australia, Brazil, Japan, China, India and Mexico.

Amazon was launched by Jeff Bezos in July 1994 and the site went online as Amazon.com in 1995. The company was renamed after the Amazon River and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, United States.

Funding Rounds (1) - $8M

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Sub Organizations (1)

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    Amazon Fire Phone

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    Amazon Zocalo

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    Amazon CloudFront

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Investors (1)

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Offices/Locations (3)

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    Tur,

    CZE

  • Spain Address

    Vía de las Dos Castillas 33, Edif. 2 Atica 7. Plta. baja

    Madrid, 28224

    ESP

  • Headquarters

    1200 12th Ave

    S # 1200

    Seattle, WA 98144

    USA

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    Transparent Communications

    IT Hardware Solutions
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    4INFO

    Mobile Ads 1:1 targeting across multiple screens, including PC & laptops, measuring Mobile Ads' impact all the way to the cash register.
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    Alice.com

    Alice.com is an open, online retail platform for consumer packaged goods.
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    Rakuten

    Rakuten is a tech company that offers electronic commerce solutions in Japan and internationally.
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    Ziippi

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    GoGrid

    GoGrid is an IaaS provider offering public, private and hybrid cloud infrastructure solutions.
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    MUBI

    MUBI is an online cinema and social network that gives the latest news on films and awards from all around the world.

Customers (1)

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    Ouyeaa

    Ouyeaa is a web-search platform for booking leisure activities and bachelor parties.

Upcoming Event Appearances (1)

Game Developers Conference

Mar 2, 2015 - Mar 6, 2015

Moscone Convention Center , 747 Howard St., between 3rd & 4th St., San Francisco, California, USA

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the world's largest and longest-running professionals-only game industry event.

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Past Event Appearances (1)

Images (1)

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