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Amazon.com incorporated as Cadabra

Amazon.com incorporated as Cadabra

5 July, 1995

Jeff Bezos incorporated Amazon.com as “Cadabra” on 5th July 1995. The company’s name was later changed to Amazon.com, after the South-American river, when Bezos released that cadabra sounded similar to cadaver.

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