Thursday, July 29


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Tech’s $1 billion unicorn startups are ready to party

Hello, and welcome to this week's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech, including: Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Sign up here.Note: Newsletters are now coming from our new domain, Also, a friendly reminder to add [email protected] to your address book.This week: The hot unicorn summer is hereOnce upon a time a startup that attained a $1 billion valuation was a rare feat — rare enough that those that achieved it were called unicorns. Today, unicorns are seemingly everywhere and new ones are being created all the time. In the second quarter of 2021, there were 136 new unicorns created. That's more than all the unicorns cre...
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5 ways businesses can benefit from following Amazon’s customer-centric growth strategy

In 1997, Jeff Bezos promised Amazon would focus relentlessly on its customers, and it has. By implementing a customer-centric mission into your own business, you can mirror Amazon's growth. Tailor your products to evolving needs, prioritize customer satisfaction, and diversify your services. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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7 numbers show just how staggeringly huge Jeff Bezos made Amazon in his 27 years as CEO

After 27 years, Jeff Bezos is handing over the job of Amazon CEO to Andy Jassy. In the company's first full financial year, it made just $511,000 in sales. Last year, Amazon made $386 billion and employed more than a million people. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is stepping down from his job as CEO today after leading the company for 27 years.The date is "sentimental," he explained during his last earnings call before Andy Jassy took over. It was the date Bezos incorporated Amazon in 1994.In that time, he helped bring the idea ecommerce from a whiteboard concept to an everyday reality for mi...
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How Andy Jassy got his start as Jeff Bezos”shadow’ before building AWS into a $40 billion business and getting tapped as the next CEO of Amazon

Andy Jassy will take over as Amazon CEO on July 5, 2021. Jassy has been at Amazon since 1997 and built AWS into a $40 billion business. He's a huge sports fan, loves beef jerky, and is known as a kind but exacting leader. See more stories on Insider's business page. On July 5, Andy Jassy will become only the second CEO in Amazon's history. The 53-year-old Amazon veteran is taking over the top job after 15 years spent growing Amazon's cloud unit into a $40 billion business. Once Amazon founder Jeff Bezos passes the torch, Jassy will oversee one of the world's most valuable companies and one of its largest employers. Known for his ...