Companies Companies Founded in Colorado

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List of notable businesses founded in Colorado, listed alphabetically with corporate logos when available. This list includes some of the largest, most profitable companies that were founded in Colorado. The famous Colorado 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 Colorado company's names to find out even more about them.

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Adolph Coors Company is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Beverages The Golden, Colorado Adolph Coors Company was formerly a holding company controlled by the heirs of founder Adolph Coors. Its principal subsidiary is the Coors Brewing Company. It was founded in ...more

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Advanced Energy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing, Electronic Components, NEC Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. is an American company that develops power and control technologies for the manufacture of semiconductors, flat panel displays, data storage products, solar ...more

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Amero Investments Inc. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Amero Investments Inc. Financial Services

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Ando Media is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Ando Media Ando Media “Ando” is a company formed in 2004 by a software company, Ando Media, Inc. and Aritaur Communications, Inc. an owner of radio stations and Internet related ventures. Ando provides a ...more

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Belle Baby Carriers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Design, Manufacturing Belle Baby Carriers is a privately held company that designs and manufactures a new form of front baby carrier. Belle was founded in 2006, and has quickly grown to sell its carriers in over 250 ...more

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Brickfilms.com is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Brickfilms.com is an online community dedicated to "brickfilms", stop-motion animations made with Lego. It hosts a forum for filmmakers, technical articles and resources, and a ...more

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Chipotle Mexican Grill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Restaurant Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. is a chain of restaurants in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, and France, specializing in burritos and tacos. Its name derives from chipotle, the ...more

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Chrome Bags is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Chrome Bags Chrome started in Boulder, Colorado 14 years ago when a couple of guys needed bags and couldn't find anything that met their standards. So they got the toughest materials they could find, headed ...more

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City Market is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Retail City Market is a supermarket brand of Kroger in the Rocky Mountains of the United States. City Market, Inc. has its headquarters in Grand Junction, Colorado. City Market was founded by the ...more

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ClickCaster is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
ClickCaster

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CQG is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
CQG Financial Services CQG é uma empresa privada fundada em 1980.

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Daniels Fund is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Daniels Fund The Daniels Fund was founded by Bill Daniels, a decorated fighter pilot in World War II, who went on to become one of the pioneers in the cable television industry. Throughout his lifetime, he ...more

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Donor Sibling Registry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Donor Sibling Registry Charitable organization The Donor Sibling Registry is a website and non-profit US organization serving donor offspring, sperm donors, egg donors and other donor conceived people. It was founded in September 2000 by a ...more

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ECrypt Technologies Inc is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado

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filtrbox is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
filtrbox Filtrboxis a content monitoring and filtering service for blogs, news sites and other websites. Content is filtered by topics, keywords and context and then delivered to the user via RSS, email ...more

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Flatirons Solutions is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Analytics, Content management, System integration Flatirons Solutions works with commercial and government clients to provide consulting, systems integration, engineering, and program management services. We are recognized industry leaders in ...more

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FrontRange Solutions is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
FrontRange Solutions Software FrontRange Solutions Inc. develops, markets and sells software used for multiple functions, including IT Service Management, Client Management, Customer Service Management, and cloud. FrontRange ...more

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GoLite is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Sports equipment GoLite is an outdoor equipment and clothing manufacturer based in Boulder, Colorado. It was founded in 1998 by Kim Coupounas and Demetri "Coup" Coupounas. GoLite designs and ...more

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HDI is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
HDI

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Jabber, Inc is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Jabber, Inc Jabber, Inc., headquartered in Denver, CO, was founded in early 2000 by a small team of visionaries who recognized the power of the Jabber protocol. Jabber, Inc. built a commercial-grade ...more

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JD Edwards is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
JD Edwards Computer J.D. Edwards World Solution Company or JD Edwards, abbreviated JDE, was an Enterprise Resource Planning software company. Products included World for IBM AS/400 minicomputers, OneWorld for CNC ...more

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Kerpoof is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Kerpoof Kerpoof's mission is to change the way kids interact with the computer and become a top destination for children. They want kids to not just read stories but also to write them. They don't want ...more

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Kingdom Building Ministries is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Kingdom Building Ministries Kingdom Building Ministries is an evangelical Christian, parachurch organization that partners with churches, universities, denominations and other ministry organizations to "Challenge, ...more

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Liberty Skis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Manufacturing Liberty Skis Corporation is one the ski industry's largest independent ski manufacturers, and a leader in the manufacture of twin-tip skis, used primarily for a style of skiing known alternately ...more

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Mile High Comics is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Mile High Comics Collectable Mile High Comics is an online retailer and a chain of four Colorado comic book stores founded by Chuck Rozanski in 1969 from his parents' basement in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Moots Cycles is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Moots Cycles is an American bicycle manufacturer located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Founded in 1981 by Kent Eriksen, who is now a member of the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame, Moots has been ...more

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Museum Store Company is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Museum Store Company Retail Museum Store Company is an online retailer headquartered in Denver, Colorado, USA. It is an American company that sells reproductions of museum objects. The company was established as an online ...more

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Mushkin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Computer industry Mushkin is a company best known for producing computer memory modules. Located in Englewood, Colorado, United States, Mushkin provides performance-enhanced computer products to users worldwide. ...more

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Navis Logistics Network is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Navis Logistics Network is the former parent company of Navis Pack & Ship, based in Denver, Colorado. The company formerly franchised Navis Pack & Ship and Handle With Care Packaging ...more

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Noodles & Company is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Restaurant Noodles & Company is a fast-casual restaurant headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, that offers international and American noodle dishes, as well as soups, salads, pasta and sandwiches. It ...more

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Northrop Grumman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Aerospace, Search, Detection Northrop Grumman Corporation is an American global aerospace and defense technology company formed by Northrop's 1994 purchase of Grumman. The company was the fifth-largest defense contractor in ...more

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Olympic Arms is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Olympic Arms Arms Manufacturers Olympic Arms, Inc. manufactures and markets AR-15 and M16 pattern rifles, carbines and pistols. Olympic also manufactures Colt 1911 series 70 style pistols. All products currently manufactured ...more

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Osprey Packs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Manufacturing, Backpacking Osprey, Inc. is a Colorado-based company that makes backpacks and travel gear. Mike Pfotenhauer and Diane Wren founded the company in 1974. Osprey was one of the first to introduce breathable ...more

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Qdoba Mexican Grill is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Restaurant Qdoba Mexican Grill, is a chain of fast casual Fresh Mex restaurants in the United States and Canada serving Mexican-style cuisine. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jack in the Box ...more

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RE/MAX is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Real Estate RE/MAX International is an American international real estate company that relies on a franchise system. It was founded in 1973 by David and Gail Liniger in Denver, Colorado. RE/MAX is an ...more

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RRO Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
RRO Entertainment Music industry RRO Entertainment is a record label with subsidiary music publishing companies started in 2003 by producer/artist Les Fradkin and his wife Loretta. Artists on the label include Les Fradkin, ...more

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Sage Hospitality Resources is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Sage Hospitality Resources Hotel Founded in 1984, Sage Hospitality has grown into one of the largest privately held hotel management, investment and development companies in the nation operating a variety of large, full-service ...more

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Samsonite is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing Samsonite is a global luggage manufacturer and retailer, with products ranging from suitcases to backpacks and travel accessories. It was founded in Denver, Colorado in 1910 by Jesse Shwayder. ...more

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Spyderco is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Manufacturing Spyderco is a Golden, Colorado, U.S.A. based cutlery company that produces knives and knife sharpeners. Spyderco pioneered many features that are now common in folding knives, including the ...more

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StarTek is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
StarTek Business Services, NEC, Outsourcing StarTek is a business process outsourcing company that was founded in Greeley, Colorado in 1987 by Michael Morgan, A. Emmet Stephenson Jr., and E. Preston Sumner Jr.. It was originally a ...more

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The Elephant 6 Recording Compa... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Music industry The Elephant 6 Recording Company is a collective of American musicians who spawned many notable independent bands of the 1990s, including the Apples in Stereo, the Olivia Tremor Control, Neutral ...more

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Vendors Supply of America is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Vendors Supply of America

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Westview Press is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Publishing Westview Press is an American publishing house. It publishes textbooks and scholarly works for an academic audience. Westview was founded in 1975 in Boulder, Colorado by Fred Praeger. The press ...more

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Young Americans Bank is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Companies Founded in Colorado
Young Americans Bank Education Cable magnate Bill Daniels created the Young Americans Bank in 1987 after a group of elementary students in Denver, Colorado were denied a loan from other banks for a school project Young ...more