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> Amazon, the company that everyone loves point to as an example of how losing money eventually makes money, lost a combined $2.8 billion over its first 17 quarters as a public company, significantly less than the $4.5 billion Uber lost in 2017.

Source: https://oversharing.substack.com/p/bird-raises-prices-to-tri...

Was Amazon as big as Uber in those first 17 quarters (in ters of revenue)? If not, it's not an apples-to-apples comparison.

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