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

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2929 Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Media, Film, Television 2929 Entertainment is an American media group with holdings in film production and distribution, theatrical exhibition, home entertainment as well as network television and syndication. ...more

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7-Eleven is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Convenience Stores 7-Eleven is an international chain of convenience stores that operates primarily as a franchise. 7-Eleven Inc. is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, United States. Its parent company, Seven-Eleven ...more

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A. H. Belo Corporation is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Newspaper A. H. Belo Corporation is a Dallas-based media company that owns four daily newspapers and five smaller newspapers. The current corporation was formed when Belo Corporation separated its ...more

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Allie Beth Allman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Allie Beth Allman Real Estate, Real Estate Agents and Managers Allie Beth Allman and Associates offers luxury real Estate in the Highland Park, University Park, Preston Hollow, Turtle Creek, Uptown, and Lakewood areas of Dallas Texas.

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Belo Corporation is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Belo Corporation Television Broadcasting, Television, Interactive media Belo Corporation was a Dallas-based media company that owned 20 commercial broadcasting television stations and two regional 24-hour cable news television channels. The company was previously ...more

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Bolanz & Miller is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Bolanz & Miller Real Estate In 1874, John P. Murphy established a real estate development firm and started doing plats of every neighborhood addition in Dallas County. Charles F. Bolanz joined the firm in 1884, and ...more

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Brinker International is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Restaurant Brinker International, Inc. is a multinational hospitality industry company that owns Chili's and Maggiano's Little Italy restaurant chains. Founded in 1975 and based in Dallas, Texas, Brinker ...more

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Brook Mays is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Brook Mays Musical instrument Brook Mays Music Company, known generally as Brook Mays, is a well known and established Dallas, Texas-based retailer of musical instruments, sheet music, and supplies for individuals, Bands ...more

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Dave & Buster's is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Restaurant Dave & Buster's is an American restaurant and entertainment business headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Each Dave and Busters has a full-service restaurant and a video arcade. As of November ...more

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Daystar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Religious broadcasting Daystar is an American evangelical Christian-based religious broadcast television network that is owned by Word of God Fellowship. Its founders are Marcus Lamb and his wife, Joni Lamb. The ...more

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Digital Convergence Corporatio... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Digital Convergence Corporation

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Ensco plc is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Petroleum industry, Natural gas, Drilling Oil and Gas Wells Ensco plc is a multinational oil and gas services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the world's second-largest offshore oil and gas well drilling company, and has 49 ...more

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Ewing Oil is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas

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GameStop is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Retail, Computer and Computer Software Stores GameStop Corporation is an American video game, consumer electronics, and wireless services retailer. The company is headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, United States and operates 6,457 retail ...more

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Halff Associates, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Halff Associates, Inc.

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Halliburton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Oil and Gas Field Services, NEC, Energy industry Halliburton Company is an American multinational corporation, and one of the world's largest oil field services companies with operations in more than 80 countries. It owns hundreds of ...more

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Harwood International is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Harwood International Real Estate Harwood International is a real estate developer and investor founded in 1988 by Gabriel Barbier-Mueller, a native of Geneva, Switzerland. Its headquarters is in the Harwood neighborhood of ...more

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Hitachi Consulting is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Computer Systems Design Services, Computer Related Services, NEC Hitachi Consulting Corporation is an international management and technology consulting firm with headquarters in Dallas, Texas. It was founded in November 2000 as subsidiary of the Japanese ...more

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Hotels.com is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Hotels.com Hotels.com is a website for booking hotel rooms online and by telephone. The company has 85 websites in 34 languages, and lists over 325,000 hotels in approximately 19,000 locations. Its ...more

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Michaels is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Retail Michaels Stores, Inc. is an arts and crafts retail chain. It currently operates more than 1262 stores as of May 31, 2014. In addition, Michaels produces 10 exclusive private brands including ...more

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id Software is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry Id Software is an American video game development company with its headquarters in Richardson, Texas. The company was founded in 1991 by four members of the computer company Softdisk: ...more

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Ion Storm is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Video game, Video game industry Ion Storm Inc. was a Texas based developer of computer games founded by John Romero, Tom Hall, Todd Porter, and Jerry O'Flaherty, under the slogan "Design is Law". At the time it was ...more

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Mary Kay is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Mary Kay, Inc. is an American privately owned multi-level marketing/direct sales company that sells cosmetics products. According to Direct Selling News, Mary Kay was the sixth largest direct ...more

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Rainbow Days Inc. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Rainbow Days Inc.

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Rave Cinemas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Rave Cinemas, formerly known as "Rave Motion Pictures", is a movie theater brand founded in 1999 and owned by Cinemark Theatres. It is formerly headed by Thomas W. Stephenson, Jr., ...more

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Rent-A-Center is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Furniture, Video rental shop, Equipment Rental and Leasing Rent-A-Center is an American public furniture and electronics rent-to-own company based in Plano, Texas. The company was incorporated in 1986 and as of 2014 operates approximately 2,972 ...more

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Sevin Rosen Funds is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Sevin Rosen Funds Venture capital financing Sevin Rosen Funds is a venture capital firm that was established in 1980 by L. J. Sevin and Ben Rosen. SRF was involved in the financing of Citrix, Cypress Semiconductor, Electronic Arts, Lotus ...more

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Sports Media, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Sports Media, Inc. Sports Media, Inc. is a sports media and marketing company that produces radio and television programming as well as representing professional athletes.

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Terminal Reality is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Video game, Video game industry Terminal Reality was a video game development and production company based in Lewisville, Texas. Founded in October 1994 by ex-Microsoft employee Mark Randel and former Mallard Software general ...more

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The Container Store is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Retail The Container Store Group, Inc. is a specialty retail chain company that operates The Container Store, which specializes in storage and organization solutions. On July 1, 1978, The Container ...more

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Trinity Industries is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Rail transport, Railroad Equipment, Conglomerate Trinity Industries Inc. owns a variety of businesses which provide product and services to the industrial, energy, transportation and construction sectors. Now, the company has five business ...more

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Viewzi is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Viewzi Viewzi was a search engine company based in Dallas, Texas that developed a highly visual experience that tailored the way users look at information based on what they are looking for. The search ...more

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Woopra is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Woopra Technology Woopra is a real-time customer analytics service used by sales, service and marketing teams. The platform is designed to help organizations optimize the customer life-cycle by delivering live, ...more

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Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in Dallas
Hospitality, Hotel Wyndham Hotels and Resorts is a group of chains of hotels and resorts located mainly in the United States and Canada, but also in Mexico, Ecuador, Turkey, Germany, the UK and the Caribbean.