The number of digital entrepreneurs in Seattle is growing rapidly: report

Aug 11 2020, 11:15 am

In a recent study conducted by Amazon, it was revealed that out of all 50 states, Seattle is the second state with the fastest year-over-year growth by small and medium-sized businesses that sells products in Amazon’s stores.

Amazon refers to these small and medium-sized businesses as their digital entrepreneurs.


According to the tech giant, sellers in Iowa and Washington saw the fastest-growing sales between June 1, 2019, and May 31, 2020. Their percentage of growth year over year tied at 57%.

Next came Alabama with 53% growth, and Virginia with 50% growth.

According to a blog post by Amazon, the company spent $15 billion last year on logistics, tools, services, programs, and people to help small and medium-sized businesses around the globe succeed in its online stores.

“As part of this investment, the company launched Amazon Small Business Academy to help small businesses in the US harness the power of the internet to reach more customers, build their brands, and grow sales.”

This program allows business owners to attend free in-person seminar events, live webinars, and community college classes across the country.

Those interested in learning more about growing their business through Amazon can do so at

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