Amazon is a Technology Giant running several businesses across several countries around the world.
As of 12th July 2017, their valuation stands at a massive $483.81 Billion. For the Financial year 2016, Amazon generated a Revenue of $136 billion and Net Profit $2.37 Billion, a 389% increase over 0.596 Billion in 2005.

Amazon is a behemoth and has been set on expanding its horizons since the day it was founded, and in doing so CEO Jeff Bezos has created an ambitious, disruptive culture of innovation, one that’s been almost fearless when entering new markets.

We conducted a comprehensive analysis on Amazon and here we present a list of Amazon Acquisitions and Companies that Amazon has funded.

Amazon Acquisitions

Amazon has reportedly acquired 77+ Companies Till Date.
This is the data from publically announced acquisitions, the actual number is estimated to be multiples of this.

Acquired Company Year of Acquisition Price
Whole Foods Market 2017 $13,700,000,000
Souq.com 2017 $580,000,000
GameSparks 2017
harvest.ai 2017 $20,000,000
Biba 2016
Angel.ai 2016
Cloud9 IDE 2016
Orbeus 2016
EMVANTAGE Payments 2016
Elemental Technologies 2015 $500,000,000
Annapurna Labs 2015 $370,000,000
2lemetry 2015
Shoefitr 2015
Amiato 2015
Clusterk 2015
Safaba Translation Solutions 2015
Twitch 2014 $970,000,000
Double Helix Games 2014
Comixology 2014
Rooftop Media 2014
Liquavista 2013
IVONA Text-To-Speech 2013
Goodreads 2013 $150,000,000
Screentech 2013
Evi 2013 $26,000,000
TenMarks Education 2013
Kiva Systems 2012 $775,000,000
LOVEFiLM 2012 $2,500,000
TeachStreet 2012
UpNext 2012
Avalon Books 2012
Yap 2011
The Book Depository 2011
Pushbutton 2011
Quorus 2011
BuyVIP 2010 €70,000,000
Touchco 2010
Woot 2010 $110,000,000
Quidsi 2010 $545,000,000
Amie Street 2010
Lexcycle 2009
Stanza 2009
Lexcycle 2009
SnapTell 2009
Fabric.com 2008
Audible 2008 $300,000,000
AbeBooks 2008
Shelfari 2008
Without A Box 2008
Reflexive Entertainment 2008
dpreview 2007
Brilliance Audio 2007
TextPayMe 2006
Shopbop 2006
createspace 2005
BookSurge 2005
Mobipocket.com 2005
CustomFlix 2005
Joyo.com 2004 $75,000,000
CDNOW 2002
OurHouse 2001
LiveBid 1999
Exchange.Com 1999
Leep Technology 1999
Back To Basics Toys 1999
Convergence Corporation 1999 $23,000,000
Zappos 1999 $1,200,000,000
Alexa 1999 $250,000,000
Accept.Com 1999 $101,700,000
Exchange.Com 1999
LiveBid 1999
Back to Basics 1999
IMDB 1998
Bookpages 1998
Junglee 1998
PlanetAll.com 1998
Telebook 1998
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Amazon Funded Companies

Amazon has funded 45+ companies so far.

 

Company Funding Type Amount Year
Amazon Pay (India) Series Unknown $670,000,000 2017
cheddar Series C $19,000,000 2017
Clique Media Group (CMG) Series C $15,000,000 2017
Amazon Wholesale India Series Unknown $23,500,000 2016
Ionic Security Series D $45,000,000 2016
Magnus Gear Debt Financing $34,000 2016
QwikCilver Solutions Series Unknown $10,000,000 2016
Westland Seed 2016
BankBazaar.com Series C $60,000,000 2015
Clique Media Group (CMG) Series B $8,000,000 2015
Housejoy Series B $23,000,000 2015
Magnus Gear Debt Financing $88,000 2015
Magnus Gear Debt Financing $15,000 2015
Magnus Gear Debt Financing $65,000 2015
Magnus Gear Debt Financing $8,000 2015
Rachio Series Unknown 2015
Toymail Co. Seed 2015
Toymail Co. Seed $1,500,000 2015
Twilio Series E $130,000,000 2015
Acquia Series F 2014
QwikCilver Solutions Series Unknown $10,000,000 2014
Wikia Series D $15,000,000 2014
Yummy77 Series Unknown $20,000,000 2014
LivingSocial Series Unknown $110,000,000 2013
Songza Series Unknown $4,700,000 2013
Videolicious Series Unknown $2,250,000 2013
Videolicious Seed $1,400,000 2012
Animoto Series C $25,000,000 2011
LivingSocial Series E $400,000,000 2011
LivingSocial Series F $176,000,000 2011
ParAccel Series E $10,000,000 2011
Songza Series Unknown $2,000,000 2011
Cirtas Systems Series A $10,000,000 2010
LivingSocial Series D $183,000,000 2010
Sonian Series B $9,000,000 2010
Animoto Series B $4,400,000 2009
BookTour Seed $350,000 2009
Engine Yard Series C $19,000,000 2009
Foodista Series A $550,000 2009
Yieldex Series B $8,500,000 2009
Elastra Series B $12,249,997 2008
Engine Yard Series B $15,000,000 2008
Videolicious Seed 2008
Amie Street Series A 2007
Atomic Moguls Series A $1,050,000 2007
Bill Me Later Series Unknown $72,000,000 2007
Shelfari Series A $1,000,000 2007
Wikia Series B $10,000,000 2006
delicious Seed 2005
eZiba.com Series Unknown $70,000,000 2000
Greenlight.com Series Unknown 2000
Kozmo.com Series C $81,640,000 2000
Spectrum Group International Series Unknown 2000
Wine.com Series Unknown $30,000,000 2000
Della.com Series Unknown $45,000,000 1999
HomeGrocer.com Series D $100,000,000 1999
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Bonus:

Funding Distribution by Type/Stage:

 

 

Amazon Company Analysis Full Report contains:

Funding/Acquisition Analysis by Industry, Location
Revenues by Business Segments
Historical Company Growth
Competitive Analysis across Business
SWOT Analysis
Business Model and Current Strategy Analysis
Risks faced by Amazon
Industries Amazon could enter next

 

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