Entrepreneur builds the bank of the future in the cloud
After the banking crisis of 2008, Anne Boden saw the opportunities offered by new technologies as the key to redefine the relationship between banks and their customers. At 50, she set out to build the bank of the future. Today, her mobile-only Starling Bank serves customers all over the UK thanks to Amazon Web Services. Read More
Empowering small businesses
The most radical and transformative of inventions are often those that empower others to unleash their creativity—to pursue their dreams. These are the stories of the inventors, authors, and small business owners who are transforming their lives with Amazon.

Amazon announces Launchpad Startup Summit

Startups met for a day of networking and workshops at our UK head office aimed at helping them launch their products through Amazon Launchpad

Changing the world, one child at a time

After their son Diamo passed away, Samiya and Naveed Parvez turned their grief into a force for change. Today, London-based tech startup Andiamo is revolutionizing the approach to healthcare devices for disabled children.

Amazon Growing Business Awards shortlist revealed

We are delighted to announce and congratulate the growing British businesses shortlisted for the 2018 Amazon Growing Business Awards.

Scottish candle company star in new small business campaign

A family-run candle company is starring in an Amazon TV advert highlighting the importance of small and medium-sized businesses.

Prime Day: delivering growth for SMEs, artisans and entrepreneurs selling on Amazon

Small and medium-sized enterprises selling on Amazon exceeded $1 billion in sales this Prime Day

Publish your book

We believe that if you write a book, you should be able to publish it. Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) empowers you to do just that—it's an easy-to-use self-publishing platform that lets anyone who has a story publish it. Whether it's a book you wrote years ago that never got picked up or a short story you wrote last month and want to share with readers, KDP empowers writers to bring their work to readers in Amazon Kindle Stores around the world. You can also publish and distribute your book in print with CreateSpace—it's free and offers similar benefits to KDP like worldwide distribution and higher royalties.

Entrepreneur builds the bank of the future in the cloud

After the banking crisis of 2008, Anne Boden saw the opportunities offered by new technologies as the key to redefine the relationship between banks and their customers. At 50, she set out to build the bank of the future. Today, her mobile-only Starling Bank serves customers all over the UK thanks to Amazon Web Services.

Get your movie or series made

Since launching in November 2010, Amazon Studios has been an avenue for hugely talented writers and filmmakers to break into the entertainment industry. If you're an aspiring filmmaker or screenwriter, you can submit your ideas for movies and original shows. And, unlike the traditional path for these careers, you'll get real-time feedback—from customers. If customers love your idea, it can be made into a feature film or episodic series.

Small British businesses use Alexa to innovate

Laundrapp, a dry cleaning business in London, uses Alexa to innovate in a 150-year-old industry.

Amazon.co.uk now has over 250 million unique products, boosted by added selection from SMEs selling on Amazon

The number of businesses taking advantage of FBA increased by more than 70%, and UK-based sellers exported more than £1.8 billion of goods in 2016 alone.

One day, one seller, one global market

A day in the life of iQualTech founder and Amazon seller Zamir Cajee
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