What is Amazon? - The Famous American E-Commerce Platform


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Amazon is a famous tech company in the world. Almost all the people in the world does know about Amazon due to some reason.


Amazon is funded by Jeff Bezos in 4th July 1994. The name of Amazon is formed by the name of exotic and different in the product. Amazon started the business as an online book store. Amazon just grew rapidly with online sales over 45 countries.

Amazon went public on NASDAQ stock exchange on 15th May 1997 at $18 per share under the code of AMZN. Starting from as a book store, Amazon expanded their business to opening up Amazon to other sellers too. With that Amazon developed a electronic book reader and few hardware devices as well.

Amazon opened the world's largest platform for the developer community to host their apps and to provide services around the globe.


Product range of Amazon is mostly built as platforms where it supports wide range applications where the general public can list on and use on to build something amazing. At the same time, Amazon also do have products which are solely focused on consumers.
  • Amazon AWS Cloud Platform
  • Amazon API Manager Platform
  • Amazon Kindle
  • Amazon Alexa
  • Amazon Tablets
  • Amazon Phones
  • Amazon E-Commerce Platform
  • Amazon Fulfillment Service
  • Amazon Go Stores
  • Amazon Pay