Jeffery Preston Bezos, more commonly known as Jeff Bezos, is an American internet entrepreneur and an investor. He has invested in several websites and new projects. He is founder of Amazon.com and has contributed a lot in the growth of e-commerce. His Amazaon.com has become the largest retailer of the world. Apart from Amazon, his other reasons for fame are his investments in innovations and new plans.
Here, we are sharing his 5 investments which made him earn millions and brought him more popularity and more innovations under his name.
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1) 10,000 Year Old Clock
Investment: $42 million
Jeff Bezos invested $42million to build a 10,000 year old clock which will play a different sound at the passing of each year till next 10 millennia. It will be built in the mountains near one of his homes in the West Texas. Jeff Bezos says:
“The clock is a symbol for long-term thinking. If we think long-term, we can accomplish things that we couldn’t otherwise accomplish.”
2) Business Insider
Investment: $5 million
Jeff Bezos joined hands with business new sites owners to build up its news and operations. He was not directly involved with the Business Insider but he takes his overload seriously. Business Insider was just a pocket change for him. About journalism, he says:
Journalism plays a critical role in a free society, and The Washington Post — as the hometown paper of the capital city of the United States — is especially important. I would highlight two kinds of courage the Grahams have shown as owners that I hope to channel. The first is the courage to say wait, be sure, slow down, get another source. Real people and their reputations, livelihoods and families are at stake. The second is the courage to say follow the story, no matter the cost.
3) Center for Innovation at Seattle’s Museum of History & Industry
Investment: $10 million
Jeff Bezos is about to open an innovation centre and inspire as well as teach the young entrepreneurs. He wants to make the young ones realize about the importance of innovation. After investing $10 Million from his own pockets, Jeff Bezos wiil be opening the doors to innovation on 12th October.
Domo is a platform for executive management. Jeff Bezos invested in Domo to help facilitate marketing and executive management. According to experts,
Domo is a new form of business intelligence (BI) unlike anything before — an executive management platform delivered as a service that helps managers and executives transform the way they run their business.
Jeff Bezos is a man who has invested in each and every field; be it nuclear fission or education. All for now!