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Jeff Bezos predictions from 20 years ago that were right on the money

Jeff Bezos predictions from 20 years ago that were right on the money
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  • Amazon has grown from an online bookseller to a domineering tech giant since it was founded by Jeff Bezos in 1994.
  • Even when Amazon was young, Bezos had an extraordinary vision for the future of his company.
  • Here are some of the most accurate predictions Jeff Bezos made twenty years ago in 1999.

Twenty years ago, in 1999, Amazon was a five-year-old kindergartner startup navigating the early e-commerce market.

That didn't stop CEO Jeff Bezos from dreaming big, however. At the time, Amazon had just started to expand its offerings beyond books. But Bezos was already painting then-outlandish visions of his customer-first website becoming the one-stop marketplace for everything.

Flash forward to today and Bezos' is the richest man in the world, worth more than $141 billion.

Here are 8 predictions Jeff Bezos made in 1999 that are right on the money:

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