[WORLDKINGS] On this day - September 3, 2023 – The 28th anniversary of the eBay online auction platform founded by Pierre Omidyar (1995)
(Worldkings.org) eBay Inc. was founded on September 3, 1995 by Pierre Omidyar as AuctionWeb. The first item to be sold on eBay was a broken laser pen for $14.83.
[Worldkings] Top ideas organizations in the world (P. 64) ICAP Patent Brokerage (USA): A global leader in intellectual property transactions
(Worldkings.org) ICAP Patent Brokerage is the global leader in intellectual property brokerage. It has been around since 2006 and is known for its auctions across both the U.S. and Europe.
[Worldkings] Top ideas organizations in the world (P. 62) Ocean Tomo (USA): The World's First Intellectual Property Auction Forum
(Worldkings.org) Ocean Tomo is the first platform to hold public auctions of patents, trademarks and copyrights.
Top 50 largest internet companies in the world 2022 (P.22) Copart: Leading provider of online vehicle auction and remarketing services to automotive resellers
(WorldKings.org) Copart is a public company and is traded on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol CPRT and has been named to Fortune’s 2020 Future 50 companies, 100 Fasted-Growing Companies, and the Fortune 500 list.
[WORLDKINGS] The Constant World Records Seeking Journey (P.206) eBay (The US): World’s first online auction site allowing person-to-person transactions
(Worldkings.org) The AuctionWeb (eBay's former name) was founded in California on September 3, 1995, by French-born Iranian-American computer programmer Pierre Omidyar as part of a larger personal site. On October 16th, 2021, World Records Union (WorldKings) officially declared eBay as “World’s first online auction site allowing person-to-person transactions”.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - America Records Institute (AMRI) – Concierge Auctions: World's largest luxury real estate marketplace
(Worldkings.org) Concierge Auctions is the largest luxury real estate marketplace in the world, powered by state-of-the-art technology.
Top 100 Best Tech Companies In The World – P.37 - eBay Inc (United States): The corporation behind the success of the world's largest online shopping and auction site.
(WorldKings.org) eBay Inc. is an American multinational e-commerce corporation based in San Jose, California, that facilitates consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales through its website.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) – Kopenhagen Fur: World's largest fur skin auction company
(Worldkings.org) As of 2020, Kopenhagen Fur was reported to be responsible for 40% of global mink fur production.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) – Stockholms Auktionsverk: World's oldest auction house
(Worldkings.org) Stockholms Auktionsverk is the world's oldest auction house. Several times each year at the Nybrogatan showrooms in central Stockholm, high quality items are sold by auctions requiring about 90 seconds per item.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) – Aalsmeer Flower Auction: World's largest flower auction
(Worldkings.org) Aalsmeer Flower Auction is the world's largest flower auction. The Aalsmeer Flower Auction building is the fourth largest building by footprint in the world, covering 518,000 square metres (5,580,000 sq ft; 128 acres).