Amazon is an e-commerce retailer formed originally to provide consumers with products in two segments. It offers users with merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors and those offered by third-party sellers.
Operating in North American and International markets, Amazon provides its services through websites such as amazon.com and amazon.ca. It also enables authors, musicians, filmmakers, app developers, and others to publish and sell content via its branded websites.
Amazon also provides Kindle Direct Publishing, an online platform that allows independent authors and publishers to make their books available in the Kindle Store. In addition, it provides co-branded credit card agreements and advertising services, serves developers and enterprises through Amazon Web Services, and manufactures and sells electronic devices.
It offers Amazon Prime which is an annual membership program. It provides free shipping, streaming, and access to books to borrow and read on a Kindle device.
Amazon was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
Funding Rounds (2) - $108MUpdate
|Sep 20, 2016||Angel.ai||Unknown|
|Jul 14, 2016||Cloud9 IDE||Unknown|
|Feb 16, 2016||EMVANTAGE Payments||Unknown|
|Feb 11, 2016||NICE||Unknown|
|Dec 1, 2015||Orbeus||Unknown|
|Sep 25, 2015||Safaba Translation Solutions||Unknown|
|Sep 3, 2015||Elemental Technologies||$500M in Cash|
|Apr 30, 2015||Clusterk||Unknown|
|Apr 10, 2015||Shoefitr||Unknown|
|Apr 10, 2015||Amiato||Unknown|
|Jul, 2016||QwikCilver Solutions||$10M / Venture||—|
|Jun, 2016||Ionic Security||$45M / Series D||—|
|Apr, 2016||Magnus Innovation||$34k / Debt Financing||—|
|Feb, 2016||Westland||undisclosed amount / Seed||—|
|Dec, 2015||Housejoy||$23M / Series B (Lead)||—|
|Dec, 2015||Magnus Innovation||$88k / Debt Financing||—|
|Aug, 2015||Rachio||undisclosed amount / Venture (Lead)||—|
|Aug, 2015||Clique Media Group (CMG)||$8M / Series B||—|
|Jul, 2015||Twilio||$130M / Series E||—|
|Jul, 2015||Toymail Co.||undisclosed amount / Seed||—|
|Jul, 2015||Toymail Co.||$1.5M / Seed||—|
|Jul, 2015||Magnus Innovation||$8k / Debt Financing||—|
|Jul, 2015||BankBazaar.com||$60M / Series C (Lead)||—|
|Jun, 2015||Magnus Innovation||$65k / Debt Financing||—|
|Apr, 2015||Magnus Innovation||$15k / Debt Financing||—|
|Dec, 2014||QwikCilver Solutions||$10M / Venture (Lead)||—|
|Aug, 2014||Wikia||$15M / Series D||—|
|Aug, 2014||Acquia||undisclosed amount / Series F (Lead)||—|
|May, 2014||Yummy77||$20M / Venture (Lead)||—|
|Sep, 2013||Songza||$4.7M / Venture||—|
|Aug, 2013||Videolicious||$2.25M / Venture||—|
|Feb, 2013||LivingSocial||$110M / Private Equity||—|
|Jul, 2012||Videolicious||$1.4M / Seed||—|
|Nov, 2011||LivingSocial||$176M / Series F||—|
|Sep, 2011||Songza||$2M / Venture||—|
|Jul, 2011||ParAccel||undisclosed amount / Venture||—|
|Jun, 2011||Animoto||$25M / Series C||—|
|Apr, 2011||LivingSocial||$400M / Series E||—|
|Dec, 2010||Sonian||$9M / Series B||—|
|Dec, 2010||LivingSocial||$183M / Series D (Lead)||—|
|Sep, 2010||Cirtas Systems||$10M / Series A||—|
|Oct, 2009||Engine Yard||$19M / Series C||—|
|Jun, 2009||Animoto||$4.4M / Series B||—|
|Apr, 2009||BookTour||$350k / Seed||—|
|Apr, 2009||Foodista||$550k / Series A (Lead)||—|
|Feb, 2009||Yieldex||$8.5M / Series B||—|
|Aug, 2008||Elastra||$12.25M / Series B||—|
|Jul, 2008||Engine Yard||$15M / Series B||—|
|Jun, 2008||The Talk Market||undisclosed amount / Seed||—|
|Dec, 2007||Bill Me Later||$72M / Venture (Lead)||—|
Current Team (154)Update
|Jun 25, 2015||Alexa Fund||$100M|
Amazon has two A2Z Development Centers, SFO (subsidiaries). The A2Z in Cupertino generally works on the Kindle (also known as Lab126) and
Subsidiary of Amazon.com
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Sub Organizations (23)Update
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|Sep 29, 2016||SDX Central - Google to Hire 1,000 People to Boost Its Cloud Business|
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|Sep 29, 2016||Android Police - Automatic Pro review: A simple and reliable - but limited - way to analyze your driving|
|Sep 29, 2016||Business Wire - World Online Advertising Market: Markets at December 2015 & Forecasts to 2020: Global online ad market to surpass 180 billion EUR by 2020, over a third from mobile - Research and Markets|
|Sep 29, 2016||TechCrunch - Amazon to spend $2.5M on university competition to build “socialbot”|
|Sep 29, 2016||Silicon India (news) - Dell-EMC Forum To Focus On Digital Transformation|
|Sep 29, 2016||Silicon India (news) - Udacity Launches Virtual Reality Developer Programme|
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