Amazon is sponsoring  Game Developers Conference
Seattle, WA
Amazon is an international e-commerce company for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Jeff Bezos
Consumer Goods, Groceries, Crowdsourcing, E-Commerce

Company Details

10k + | 76 in CrunchBase is an international e-commerce company for consumers, sellers, and content creators.

Founded in 1994, it is the world's largest online retailer. 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 and 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 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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Offices/Locations (3)

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    1200 12th Ave

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    Seattle, WA 98144


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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.


Past Event Appearances (1)

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