List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1980; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
Air Methods Corporation Air Transportation, Nonscheduled
Air Methods, Corp. is an American publicly owned emergency medical services helicopter operator with its corporate headquarters on the property of Centennial Airport, physically in Dove Valley ...more
Alpro is a company based in Belgium that markets organic and non-organic, non-genetically modified, soy based food and drink products. It employs about 750 people and has manufacturing plants in ...more
Antenna International Media
Antenna International is a company that produces audio tours and multimedia interpretation for many museums, art galleries and heritage sites around the world.
Arab Banking Corporation
Arab Banking Corporation was incorporated as a Bahrain joint stock company on 17 January 1980 through a special decree by the Amir of Bahrain. It obtained an offshore banking unit licence from ...more
Arianespace SA is a French-based multinational company founded in 1980 as the world's first commercial launch service provider. It undertakes the production, operation, and marketing of the ...more
Atlas Venture Venture capital financing
We invest in technology and life sciences businesses in the U.S. and Europe through our offices in Boston, London, Munich, and Paris. We don’t just invest in companies. We partner with them. Our ...more
Augsburg Airways Airline
Augsburg Airways was a regional airline from Germany. A member of Team Lufthansa and its successor Lufthansa Regional, it operated feeder services at Munich Airport on behalf of Lufthansa.
Austereo Radio Network Media
Austereo Radio Network formerly operated commercial radio networks in metropolitan and regional areas of Australia. On 6 April 2011, Southern Cross Media purchased a majority of the company and ...more
Ballistic Recovery Systems Aerospace
Ballistic Recovery Systems is a manufacturer of aircraft ballistic parachutes. The company was formed in 1980 by Boris Popov of Saint Paul, Minnesota after he survived a 400-foot fall in a ...more
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers, Accident and Health Insurance
Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Telecommunications
Botswana Telecommunications Corporation is a telecommunications and Internet service provider in Botswana. BTC is headquartered in Gaborone. It provides telecommunications services all over the ...more
Cairn Energy Petroleum industry
Cairn Energy plc is an independent Scottish oil and gas exploration and production company headquartered in Edinburgh. It has operational interests in Albania, Bangladesh, Greenland, Nepal and ...more