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What’s Jeff Bezos Investing in Now That He’s Stepping Down As Amazon CEO?

Bezos continues to put his money to work despite being the world’s richest person, a title he contests with Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Bezos’s wealth stems from Amazon, which he started as an online bookstore and has built into an e-commerce and cloud computing powerhouse valued at more than $1.6 trillion. What’s Bezos investing in now, and what can you learn from his investments?

Bezos has invested in numerous businesses since starting Amazon. A look at the billionaire’s investments reveals a diversified portfolio spanning technology, healthcare, media, and climate. He also invests heavily in charities—he set up The Day One Fund in 2018 and pledged $2 billion toward supporting homeless people.

What are Jeff Bezos’s personal investments?

Bezos has invested in various startups and projects that have gone on to become large publicly traded companies. Some of his most notable investments include Uber Technologies, Airbnb, Beacon, The Bezos Earth Fund, The Washington Post, and Blue Origin.

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In 2000, Bezos founded Blue Origin, a space travel company that competes with Elon Musk-led SpaceX. And in 2011, the Amazon founder invested $37 million in ride-hailing company Uber and participated in a funding round that raised $112 million for Airbnb. He reaped the rewards of those investments when Uber and Airbnb went public. The Amazon boss was also an early investor in Google.

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