List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1997; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
3DV Systems 3DV Systems is a pioneer and world leader in three-dimensional video imaging. Established in 1997 and headquartered in Yokne'am, Israel, the company has developed a unique patented technology ...more
3ware 3ware was an American electronics company founded in February 1997 by Mitch Altman, J. Peter Herz and Jim McDonald.
A-Med Systems A-Med Systems Inc. develops products that provide circulatory support during“beating heart” cardiovascular surgery. These devised could help speed up apatient’s recovery time. Its product, the ...more
Abrizio Abrizio was a fabless semiconductor company which made switching fabric chip sets. Their chip set, the TT1, was used by several large system development companies as the core switch fabric in ...more
AccionaConstruction, Engineering Acciona, S.A. is a Spanish conglomerate group dedicated to civil engineering, construction and infrastructure. The company was founded in 1997 through the merger of Entrecanales y Tavora and ...more
ADAS ADAS is the UK’s largest independent agricultural and environmental consultancy and provider of rural development and policy advice. ADAS provides independent science-based research, consultancy ...more
Aéreo Servicio Guerrero Aéreo Servicio Guerrero S.A. de C.V. is a Mexican regional airline founded in 1997, based in the Hermosillo International Airport. It has Cessna 402 B, Cessna 402 C and Cessna Caravan 208 ...more
AerodavinciAirline Aero DaVinci Internacional, S.A. de C.V. is an airline based in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico. It has been in operation since 1997 and operates air taxi, cargo and charter services.
Aerolíneas Internacionales Aerolíneas Internacionales S.A. de C.V. is a defunct airline which operated in Mexico.
Aeronautics Defense SystemsArms industry, Aerospace Aeronautics Ltd. is an Israeli company specializing in the manufacturer of Unmanned Aerial Systems in the Mini, Tactical and MALE UAS categories. Since its establishment in 1997, the company's ...more
Africa West Airlines Africa West is a cargo airline based in Lomé, Togo. The company was founded in 1997 and mainly operates as an air feeder in West Africa and Central Africa. The company operates a fleet of
African Safari AirwaysAirline Africa Safari Airways was an airline based in Mombasa, Kenya. It operated charter flights and inclusive tours since 1967 from Europe, mainly to Mombasa. Its main base was Moi International ...more
Air D'AyitiAirline Air D'Ayiti was a short-lived airline from Haiti, which was operational between 1997 and 1999. It operated scheduled and charter flights within the Caribbean and to Miami in the United States.
Air Iceland Air Iceland is a regional airline with its head office at Reykjavík Airport in Reykjavík, Iceland. It operates scheduled services to domestic destinations and to Greenland and the ...more
Air MéditerranéeAirline Air Méditerranée is an airline headquartered on the property of the Tarbes–Lourdes–Pyrénées Airport in Juillan, France. It was established and started operations in ...more
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is an American cinema chain founded in 1997 in Austin, Texas, USA that is famous for its strict policy of requiring its audiences to maintain proper cinemagoing ...more
Alfabet alfabet provides a software suite that supports Business IT Management.
AlgentaSoftware, Consultant, IT service management Founded in 1999, Algenta Technologies is a Minneapolis-based research and development firm specializing in data management, integration services, and Internet technologies for government and ...more
Allegiant AirAirline, Air Transportation, Scheduled Allegiant Air is an American low-cost airline owned by Allegiant Travel Co. that operates scheduled and charter flights. Allegiant Travel Company is a publicly traded company with 1,800 ...more
Alliance & LeicesterFinancial Services Alliance & Leicester plc was a UK-based bank and former building society, formed by the merger in 1985 of the Alliance Building Society and the Leicester Building Society. The business ...more
Gaumont AnimationAnimation Gaumont Animation is a leading, award-winning producer and distributor of children’s entertainment. The company has produced and distributes a catalogue of over 30 kids’ television series and ...more
AltinexPetroleum industry Altinex was an oil company with exploration and production licences in undeveloped sectors of the North Sea with licences in Norway, the United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark and Oman. Headquarters ...more
Ameritas The Ameritas Life Insurance Company is a mutual insurance company. It is owned by Ameritas Mutual Holding Company, headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. In 1999, the Ameritas Life ...more
Amersham plcHealth Care Amersham plc was a UK pharmaceutical company, specialising in medical diagnostics and life science products. It was listed on the London Stock Exchange and was once a constituent of the FTSE 100 ...more
Angel AirAirline Angel Airlines, trading as Angel Air, was an airline based in Bangkok, Thailand, which was operational between 1997 and 2003.
Anhui Conch Cement CompanyCement Manufacturing, Sales Anhui Conch Cement Company or simply Anhui Conch Cement, Anhui Conch or Conch Cement, is the largest cement manufacturer or seller in Mainland China, headquartered in Anhui Province. Its ...more
Angang Steel CompanyManufacturing, Steelmaking Angang Steel Company Limited or Ansteel is a joint-stock limited company parented by Anshan Iron and Steel Group, which is supervised by State Council of the People's Republic of China. It is ...more
Apex DigitalConsumer electronics Apex Digital, Inc. Is an American electronics manufacturer based in City of Industry, California, manufacturers and distributors of high definition televisions, digital converter boxes and HDTV ...more
Apex LearningSoftware Apex Learning, Inc. is a privately held provider of e-Learning solutions for K-12 education, offering online courses in mathematics, science, English studies, social studies, Romance languages, ...more
Appalachian Brewing Company The Appalachian Brewing Company, commonly known as ABC, is an American brewery in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. It was founded in January 1997. Appalachian also operates pubs in Camp Hill, ...more
aQuantiveBusiness Services, NEC An Overview of aQuantive, Inc. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Seattle, aQuantive, Inc. helps global companies tap into the incredible marketing power of today's digital media. Through its ...more
Arcot Systems Arcot is a leading provider of risk-based authentication, strong authentication, digital signature, and secure e-payment solutions. Financial institutions, pharmaceuticals, and Internet shopping ...more
Arcus-AirAirline Arcus-Air GmbH & Co. KG is an airline based in Troisdorf, Germany, operating chartered cargo and corporate flights out of Mannheim City Airport.
ArtXConsumer electronics, Video game industry ArtX was a company formed in 1997 by a group of twenty former Silicon Graphics, Inc. engineers, who had worked there on the Nintendo 64's graphics chip. The company was focused on delivering a ...more
Ashdown EngineeringManufacturing Ashdown Engineering is a British manufacturer of instrument amplifiers, particularly for bass, and one range of guitar amps. The company was founded in 1997 by Mark Gooday, a chief engineer and ...more
Asia Universal Bank AsiaUniversalBank is the largest commercial bank in Kyrgyzstan, holding about a quarter of the combined assets and deposits reported by the entire Kyrgyz banking system. The bank is highly ...more
Asian Television NetworkBroadcasting Asian Television Network International Limited is a publicly traded Canadian broadcasting company, with 52 television channels in 9 languages, serving South Asian cultural communities in Canada. ...more
AsianAve AsianAve or Asian Avenue is a social networking website targeted to the Asian American community.
Associated British FoodsFood Manufacturing, Retail, Food processing Associated British Foods plc is a British multinational food processing and retailing company whose headquarters are in London, United Kingdom. Its ingredients division is the world's ...more
AudientRecording studio Audient was founded in 1997 by David Dearden and Gareth Davies, previously of Soundcraft. They had been founding partners of DDA – a company known for designing good value mixing console in the ...more
AWE LimitedEnergy An Australian oil and gas exploration and production company. Currently producing oil and gas in Australia, New Zealand, the USA, with exploration and development in process in Indonesia and ...more
AutolivMotor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Autoliv is a Swedish-American company with headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, and Auburn Hills, Michigan that in 1997 sprung from the merger of the Swedish company Autoliv AB and Morton ...more
AutoTrader.com, Inc. AutoTrader.com was created in 1997 and headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., and is the Internet's leading auto classifieds marketplace and consumer information website. AutoTrader.com aggregates in a ...more
Avant Airlines AVANT Airlines was a Chilean airline, belonging to Turbus. It started flying in 1997 and closed down in 2001.