Amazon Acquisitions and Funded Companies

Amazon Acquisitions and Funded Companies

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 CompanyYear of AcquisitionPrice
Whole Foods Market2017$13,700,000,000
Souq.com2017$580,000,000
GameSparks2017
harvest.ai2017$20,000,000
Biba2016
Angel.ai2016
Cloud9 IDE2016
Orbeus2016
EMVANTAGE Payments2016
Elemental Technologies2015$500,000,000
Annapurna Labs2015$370,000,000
2lemetry2015
Shoefitr2015
Amiato2015
Clusterk2015
Safaba Translation Solutions2015
Twitch2014$970,000,000
Double Helix Games2014
Comixology2014
Rooftop Media2014
Liquavista2013
IVONA Text-To-Speech2013
Goodreads2013$150,000,000
Screentech2013
Evi2013$26,000,000
TenMarks Education2013
Kiva Systems2012$775,000,000
LOVEFiLM2012$2,500,000
TeachStreet2012
UpNext2012
Avalon Books2012
Yap2011
The Book Depository2011
Pushbutton2011
Quorus2011
BuyVIP2010€70,000,000
Touchco2010
Woot2010$110,000,000
Quidsi2010$545,000,000
Amie Street2010
Lexcycle2009
Stanza2009
Lexcycle2009
SnapTell2009
Fabric.com2008
Audible2008$300,000,000
AbeBooks2008
Shelfari2008
Without A Box2008
Reflexive Entertainment2008
dpreview2007
Brilliance Audio2007
TextPayMe2006
Shopbop2006
createspace2005
BookSurge2005
Mobipocket.com2005
CustomFlix2005
Joyo.com2004$75,000,000
CDNOW2002
OurHouse2001
LiveBid1999
Exchange.Com1999
Leep Technology1999
Back To Basics Toys1999
Convergence Corporation1999$23,000,000
Zappos1999$1,200,000,000
Alexa1999$250,000,000
Accept.Com1999$101,700,000
Exchange.Com1999
LiveBid1999
Back to Basics1999
IMDB1998
Bookpages1998
Junglee1998
PlanetAll.com1998
Telebook1998

 

Amazon Funded Companies

Amazon has funded 45+ companies so far.

 

CompanyFunding TypeAmountYear
Amazon Pay (India)Series Unknown$670,000,0002017
cheddarSeries C$19,000,0002017
Clique Media Group (CMG)Series C$15,000,0002017
Amazon Wholesale IndiaSeries Unknown$23,500,0002016
Ionic SecuritySeries D$45,000,0002016
Magnus GearDebt Financing$34,0002016
QwikCilver SolutionsSeries Unknown$10,000,0002016
WestlandSeed2016
BankBazaar.comSeries C$60,000,0002015
Clique Media Group (CMG)Series B$8,000,0002015
HousejoySeries B$23,000,0002015
Magnus GearDebt Financing$88,0002015
Magnus GearDebt Financing$15,0002015
Magnus GearDebt Financing$65,0002015
Magnus GearDebt Financing$8,0002015
RachioSeries Unknown2015
Toymail Co.Seed2015
Toymail Co.Seed$1,500,0002015
TwilioSeries E$130,000,0002015
AcquiaSeries F2014
QwikCilver SolutionsSeries Unknown$10,000,0002014
WikiaSeries D$15,000,0002014
Yummy77Series Unknown$20,000,0002014
LivingSocialSeries Unknown$110,000,0002013
SongzaSeries Unknown$4,700,0002013
VideoliciousSeries Unknown$2,250,0002013
VideoliciousSeed$1,400,0002012
AnimotoSeries C$25,000,0002011
LivingSocialSeries E$400,000,0002011
LivingSocialSeries F$176,000,0002011
ParAccelSeries E$10,000,0002011
SongzaSeries Unknown$2,000,0002011
Cirtas SystemsSeries A$10,000,0002010
LivingSocialSeries D$183,000,0002010
SonianSeries B$9,000,0002010
AnimotoSeries B$4,400,0002009
BookTourSeed$350,0002009
Engine YardSeries C$19,000,0002009
FoodistaSeries A$550,0002009
YieldexSeries B$8,500,0002009
ElastraSeries B$12,249,9972008
Engine YardSeries B$15,000,0002008
VideoliciousSeed2008
Amie StreetSeries A2007
Atomic MogulsSeries A$1,050,0002007
Bill Me LaterSeries Unknown$72,000,0002007
ShelfariSeries A$1,000,0002007
WikiaSeries B$10,000,0002006
deliciousSeed2005
eZiba.comSeries Unknown$70,000,0002000
Greenlight.comSeries Unknown2000
Kozmo.comSeries C$81,640,0002000
Spectrum Group InternationalSeries Unknown2000
Wine.comSeries Unknown$30,000,0002000
Della.comSeries Unknown$45,000,0001999
HomeGrocer.comSeries D$100,000,0001999

 

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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