Amazon Ecosystem



July 5, 1994

Year Established (Bellevue, WA)

$18/share; $54M raised

Price (IPO Date: Jan. 2, 2002)

Est. 304M

Number of Customers


Annual Revenue (2015)


Annual Profit (2015)


Market Cap (August 2016)

Recent Acquisitions

July 2016: CLOUD9 IDE (undisclosed) (Amazon completes and strengthens its cloud platform development with this software. Developers can collaborate with ease using this browser-based IDE (integrated development environment)

Feb. 2016: EMVANTAGE Payments (Undisclosed) (Online Payment Gateway in India providing service for accepting Credit Card, debit Card, Netbanking, Cash Cards Online)

Feb. 2016: NICE (Undisclosed) (software developer for technical computing

September, 2015: Safaba Translation Solutions (Undisclosed — Provides global enterprises with automated translation solutions)

September, 2015: Elemental Technologies ($500M – High-speed video encoding and transcoding software provides multiscreen content delivery to audiences on any screen or device, for Amazon Media services)

Recent Investments

July 2016: QwikCilver Solutions – Venture: $10M (provides Amazon access to QwikCilver’s semi-closed wallet system, allowing customers to store money in their wallet and purchase products from Amazon’s website).

June 2016: Ionic Security — Series D: $45M (Enables the use of cloud services by protecting sensitive data).

April 2016: Luma — Series A: $12.5M. (Surround WiFi router that brings wireless home internet into the modern era.)

Feb. 2016: Westland (Seed Round) Undisclosed: (The total investment made by Amazon will give the company a 26 percent stake in the India’s fastest growing publishing company)

Dec. 2015: Housejoy — Series B: $22.4M (web platform that allows homeowners to browse and book quality service providers like electricians, plumbers etc.)



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