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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1969; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
- Abelag Aviation is an air charter company based in Brussels, Belgium. It operates ad hoc charter, air taxi, cargo and medical flights, as well as helicopter VIP flights and air ambulance work. Its... more
- AC Comics is a comic book publishing company started by Bill Black. AC Comics specializes in reprints of Golden Age comics from now-defunct companies whose properties lapsed into public domain and... more
- As the global leader in data management, Acxiom makes information intelligent. Tailored for a wide range of industries and business needs, our products, services and solutions help the worlds leading... more
- Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. is an American worldwide semiconductor company based in Sunnyvale, California, United States, that develops computer processors and related technologies for business and... more
- AeroSucre is a cargo airline based in Bogotá, Colombia. It started operations in 1969 and operates scheduled international and domestic cargo services and passenger charters within the Americas. Its... more
- The AFI Conservatory is a private not-for-profit film graduate film school in Los Angeles, CA. The Conservatory is a program of the American Film Institute founded in 1969.... more
- Air Yugoslavia was an airline based in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. It was established in 1969 and operated numerous international charter passenger services, using aircraft from parent airline JAT Yugoslav... more
- Airhitch is a user-run system for hitchhiking on commercial airliners. It was started by a group of U.S. college students in the 1960s. People who travel in this way generally refer to themselves as... more
- Al Ain Zoo and Aquarium opened in 1969 and has since expanded into one of the largest collections of both common and rare animals. Arabian antelope and deer comprise a large area of the zoo. A...
- American Zoetrope is a privately run film studio, centred in San Francisco and founded by Francis Ford Coppola and George Lucas. Opened on 12 December 1969, American Zoetrope was an early adopter of... more
- Appalshop is a media, arts, and education center located in Whitesburg, Kentucky, in the heart of the southern Appalachian region of the United States. Founded in 1969 under the leadership of Bill... more
- Applicon, Incorporated was one of the first manufacturers of Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing systems. It was founded in 1969 in Bedford, Massachusetts by Fontaine Richardson, who earned a... more
- Arch Coal is an American coal mining and processing company. The company mines, processes, and markets bituminous and sub-bituminous coal with low sulfur content in the United States. Arch Coal is... more
- Arthur Treacher's Fish and Chips is a fast food seafood restaurant chain. At the peak of its popularity in the late 1970s, it had about 800 stores. As of 2015, following the closure of the sole... more
- The Arusha International Conference Centre located in Arusha, is the leading conference venue in Tanzania. It is 100% owned by the Government of Tanzania; however, operating without receiving any... more
- ASA Aluminium Body is an Argentinian company that produces exact replicas of racing cars from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s.... more
- ASTAR Air Cargo was an American cargo airline based in Miami, Florida, USA. It operated regularly scheduled cargo charter services to as many as 34 US airports and nine international airports on... more
- Astroflight, Incorporated is a manufacturer of products for electric-powered radio controlled aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles, brushless industrial motors, the world's first solar-powered aircraft... more
- Azimut Yachts is an Italian yacht-manufacturing company based in Avigliana, in the province of Turin. It was established in 1969 by Paolo Vitelli. The company started with sailing boat chartering,... more
- B&Q plc, originally known as Block & Quayle, is a British multinational DIY and home improvement retailing company headquartered in Eastleigh, England, United Kingdom. Founded by Richard Block &... more
- Beatrice Foods Canada Ltd. is a dairy unit of Parmalat Canada based in Toronto. The Canadian unit of Beatrice Foods was founded in 1969 and separated from its American parent firm, Beatrice Foods in... more
- Bison Transport is based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Bison Transport was incorporated in 1969 by owner Duncan M. Jessiman, who continues to provide leadership to the Company as Chairman and sole... more
- Brushfire Inc. is a 2013 and 2012 Telly Award Winner....
- Burgerville is a privately held American restaurant chain in Oregon and southwest Washington, owned by The Holland Inc. As the chain's name suggests, Burgerville's sandwich menu consists mostly of... more
- Carcanet Press is a publisher, primarily of poetry, based in the United Kingdom and founded in 1969 by Michael Schmidt. In 2000 it was named the Sunday Times millennium Small Publisher of the Year.... more