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|
|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|
|Mar 12, 2015||2lemetry||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||$10M / Series E||—|
|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 (156)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
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Sub Organizations (23)Update
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|Oct 23, 2016||Business Wire - Berico Technologies Chosen to Enter Joint Venture Partnership with NTIS|
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|Oct 22, 2016||SB Sun - AT&T reportedly in talks to buy Time Warner, including Warner Bros. and HBO, for $80 billion|
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|Oct 21, 2016||Business Wire - BizWireTV Video News: The Future of Voting Might Involve a Selfie and The Taylor Swift Experience is Coming to NYC|
|Oct 21, 2016||TechWorld (AU) - Wipro is buying cloud consultant Appirio for $500M|
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