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General Information

BirthplaceAlbuquerque, New Mexico, USA


Princeton University, MS


Principal Advisor
Founder, President, CEO, & Chairman
Board Director

Financial Organizations

Web Presences


Jeff Bezos

Jeffrey Preston Bezos, originally of Albuquerque, New Mexico, is the Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the board of

Bezos graduated from Princeton University Phi Beta Kappa. Prior to founding Amazon in 1994, he worked as a Financial Analyst for D. E. Shaw & Co.

Time magazine named Bezos the Person of the Year in 1999.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Business Insider 3/2014Venture Round$12M4
Domo 3/2013Series B$60M6
Everfi 8/2012Series B$10M4
Behance 5/2012Series A$6.5M9
Uber 12/2011Series B$37M6
Mashape 8/2011Seed$1.5M13
Airbnb 7/2011Series B$112M6
Qliance Medical Management 4/2010Series B$6M6
ZocDoc 8/2008Series A$5M3
ChaCha 10/2007Series B$12M3
Pelago 11/2006Series A$7.4M3
Linden Lab 3/2006Series B$11M7



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    Jeff Bezos To Acquire The Washington Post For $250M ( [edit]
  1. Business Insider Raises $12M in Capital ( [edit]
  2. Domo Closes $60 Million Series B Financing, Bringing Total Funding To More Than $125 Million ( [edit]
  3. Critical Skills Education SaaS EverFi Raises $10M From Jeff Bezos, Eric Schmidt, Ev Williams And Others ( [edit]
  4. After 5 Years Of Bootstrapping, Behance Nabs $6.5M From USV, Jeff Bezos, Dave Morin & More ( [edit]
  5. Travis Kalanick: Uber Raised $37M In Its Latest Round, Not $32M ( [edit]
  6. API market Mashape raises $1.5M seed from mega investors ( [edit]
  7. Airbnb Bags $112 Million In Series B From Andreessen, DST And General Catalyst ( [edit]
  8. Northwest Innovation ( [edit]
  9. ZocDoc Gets $3 Million First Round For Doctor Booking Service ( [edit]
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  11. Seattle Post-Intelligencer ( [edit]
  12. 'Second Life' scores $11 million in funding ( [edit]
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