Tag: jeff bezos

  • Cities that didnt win HQ2 shouldnt be counted out

    Brooks Rainwater Contributor Share on Twitter Scott Andes is the program director for the National League of Cities City Innovation Ecosystem program. Now that the process, and hysteria, are over, and cities have stopped asking “how can we get Amazon,” we’d like to ask a different question: How can cities build stronger start-up ecosystems for […]

  • The formula behind San Franciscos startup success

    Joanna Glasner Not making money can be the ultimate competitive advantage, if you can afford it. Industry stalwarts lose money, too. Salesforce, with a market cap of $88 billion, has posted losses for the vast majority of its operating history. Square, valued at nearly $20 billion, has never been profitable on a GAAP basis. DocuSign, […]

  • Amazons new healthcare company could give smaller healthtech players a boost

    JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway have joined forces with Amazon to form a new healthcare company for all U.S. employees. Right now details are so sparse there’s not even a name associated with the new company. However, this is big news for the industry, and it could possibly have ramifications not only for health insurance […]

  • Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan Link Up to Form New Health-Care Company

    It’s no secret Jeff Bezos has been looking to crack health care. But no one expected him to pull in Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon, too. News Tuesday that Bezos’s Amazon.com Inc., Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co., led by Dimon, plan to join forces to change how health care is provided to […]

  • Amazon did a lot of funky stuff this year and its paying off

    Holy hell, it’s been a year for Amazon. Jeff Bezos’ former-online-bookstore dumped $13.7 billion to buy a bunch of grocery stores, that speaker you talk to in your living room that Amazon makes is really popular and a bunch of server farms Amazon runs generate more than $10 billion in revenue annually. The confluence of all these […]