Jeff Bezos almost did not start up Amazon. Here's why
Deciding to take the entrepreneurial plunge to start Amazon, was perhaps one of the best decisions Jeff Bezos has taken in his life.
But back in 1994, when Bezos was a senior vice president at D.E. Shaw & Co., a Wall Street-based hedge fund firm, his boss and founder of the company, David Shaw, actually discouraged him from starting Amazon.
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During his visit to India last month, the ecommerce giant’s boss spoke about how the idea of Amazon was born from a simple thought . He also detailed his Wall Street boss’ reaction to his startup idea.