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List of notable businesses founded in Atlanta, listed alphabetically with corporate logos when available. This list includes some of the largest, most profitable companies that were founded in Atlanta. The famous Atlanta companies and corporations on this list include both public and private corporations. You can find information about the popular companies on this list, such as what industry they're part of. When available you can click on the successful Atlanta company's names to find out even more about them.

Examples of items on this list: LongHorn Steakhouse, Home Depot and more.

This list answers the questions, "What companies were founded in Atlanta?" and "What are the biggest Atlanta companies?"

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Acuity Brands is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Acuity Brands Home Furnishings Acuity Brands, Inc., is an electronics manufacturing company. It was founded in 2001 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. Acuity Brands has spun off its specialty chemicals business effective ...more

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Adult Swim is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Adult Swim Adult Swim Digital is a game developer and publisher.

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Atlantis Plastics, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Atlantis Plastics, Inc. Manufacturing, Unlaminated Plastics Film and Sheet (except Packaging) Manufacturing Atlantis Plastics is an American company which manufactures specialty polyethylene films and molded and extruded plastic components used in a variety of industrial and consumer applications. It ...more

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Campus MovieFest is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Campus MovieFest Film Campus MovieFest is the world's largest student film festival. Created in 2000 by four Emory University students, and originally called iMovieFest, Campus MovieFest utilizes Apple Computer ...more

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Cohn & Wolfe is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Cohn & Wolfe Public Relations Cohn & Wolfe is a global communications & public relations firm renowned for its breakthrough creativity, award-winning brand marketing and world-class digital & social media ...more

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Connolly, Inc is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Connolly, Inc Connolly, LLC is a private, global recovery audit firm with more than 1,200 employees, and two divisions Global Retail and Healthcare. The company is headquartered in Wilton, Connecticut. ...more

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Courtyard by Marriott is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Courtyard by Marriott Hospitality Courtyard by Marriott is a brand of hotels owned by Marriott International. Courtyard by Marriott is designed for business travelers but also accommodates families. Its rooms feature desks, ...more

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Digital Envoy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Digital Envoy Digital Envoy, Inc., part of Dominion Enterprises, a media and information services company, is the parent company of Digital Element and Digital Resolve, whose primary product is NetAcuity IP ...more

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Dillinger Media is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Dillinger Media Web development, Internet Marketing, Social Media Marketing

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Georgia Tech Research Institut... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Georgia Tech Research Institute Research and development, Defense contractor, Engineering The Georgia Tech Research Institute is the nonprofit applied research arm of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. GTRI employs around 1,765 people, and is ...more

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Hannon Hill is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Hannon Hill Computer software Hannon Hill is a bare rock hill, 1,110 metres high, on the west side of the terminus of Amos Glacier, at the juncture with Blue Glacier, in Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was named in 1992 by the ...more

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Hannon Hill Corp. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Hannon Hill Corp. Software Hannon Hill Corp. is a computer software company.

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The Home Depot is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
The Home Depot Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers, Retail, Lumber and Other Building Materials Dealers The Home Depot is an American retailer of home improvement and construction products and services. It operates many big-box format stores across the United States, all ten provinces of Canada, ...more

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IBM Internet Security Systems is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
IBM Internet Security Systems Software, Computer IBM Internet Security Systems, formerly Internet Security Systems, and often known simply as ISS or ISSX is a security software provider founded in 1994. The company was acquired by IBM in

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ImagineAir is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
ImagineAir Air taxi ImagineAir is an air taxi service headquartered in metro Atlanta, Georgia, operating the largest floating fleet of piston aircraft in the United States. With a service area covering a majority ...more

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InTown Suites is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
InTown Suites Intown Suites is a chain of extended stay facilities in the United States, headquartered in unincorporated Cobb County, Georgia. The chain caters to traveling workers and guests in transition ...more

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LongHorn Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
LongHorn Steakhouse Restaurant LongHorn Steakhouse is an American casual dining restaurant chain that is owned and operated by Darden Restaurants, Inc., headquartered in Orlando, Florida. As of Feb 22, 2013, LongHorn ...more

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Media Caliente is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Media Caliente Media, Media Buying Agencies Media Caliente brings the power of the advertising exchange to Latin American Media buying. Founded as an outgrowth of United Brandwork's cultural branding business platform, Media Caliente ...more

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Mellow Mushroom is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Mellow Mushroom Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers is a pizzeria that was established in Atlanta, Georgia in 1974 and operates as a restaurant franchise with over 150 locations throughout the United States. Its ...more

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MindSpring is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
MindSpring Internet service provider MindSpring Enterprise was a major Internet service provider headquartered in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia. Founded on February 1, 1994, MindSpring merged with EarthLink on February 4, 2000, with the ...more

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Moe's Southwest Grill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Moe's Southwest Grill Restaurant Moe's Southwest Grill, referred to informally as Moe's, was founded in Atlanta, Georgia, in December 2000, by Raving Brands. In August 2007, the brand was purchased by FOCUS Brands. As of the ...more

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MOHKAlife is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
MOHKAlife Fashion, Technology, Web 2.0 MOHKAlife is a start-up fashion/web 2.0 company. By combining a social network, online mall and design studio into one convenient location, MOHKA intends to revolutionize the fashion industry. ...more

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Naturally Fresh, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Naturally Fresh, Inc. Naturally Fresh, Inc. was founded in 1966 as Eastern Foods by Robert H. Brooks the founder of Hooters of America to sell coffee and cream to the airline industry. It is currently one of the ...more

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Nioxin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Nioxin Manufacturing

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Nioxin Research Laboratories I... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Nioxin Research Laboratories Inc

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PGi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
PGi Business Services, NEC PGi, or Premiere Global Services, Inc., is a multinational corporation and global provider of conferencing and collaboration solutions. Its products include audio conferencing, web conferencing, ...more

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Roly Poly is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Roly Poly Restaurant Roly Poly is an American chain of sandwich stores. They first opened their doors in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1996. At one point the early 2000's they have over 170 franchises in 27 states, but have ...more

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S1 Corporation is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
S1 Corporation Information technology S1 Corporation was an American software development company based in Norcross, Georgia and specializing in payment processing and financial services software for automated teller machines and ...more

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Spanx is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Spanx Spanx, Inc. is an American hosiery company founded in 2000 that is based in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The company mainly manufactures pantyhose and other undergarments for women and, ...more

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The Weather Channel is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
The Weather Channel The Weather Channel is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by The Weather Company, itself owned by a consortium that is owned in turn by NBCUniversal and ...more

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Tripwire Interactive is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Tripwire Interactive Software, Video game, Video game industry Tripwire Interactive is an American game development studio and publisher based in Roswell, Georgia, formed by members of the international team that created the acclaimed Unreal Tournament 2004 ...more

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Turner Broadcasting System is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Turner Broadcasting System Media, Cable television, Interactive media Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. is an American media conglomerate and subsidiary of Time Warner, managing the collection of cable networks and properties initiated or acquired by Robert Edward ...more

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UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund The Strategic Enterprise Fund (the "SEF") is the private equity strategic investment arm of UPS. The Fund is a corporate venture capital group which focuses on developing critical ...more

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Williams Street is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in Atlanta
Williams Street