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Companies Founded in Los Angeles

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

Companies include everything from The Walt Disney Company to Guess?, Inc..

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

If you're a Los Angeles native then this list of the biggest Los Angeles companies will make you proud. This list is also an excellent resource if you're doing research on reputable businesses from Los Angeles.
  • 20th Television1

    20th Television

    Broadcast syndication
    Twentieth Television is an American television syndication company, and the syndication arm of...  more
  • 7 Studios2

    7 Studios

    Video game
  • Aderra Inc.3

    Aderra Inc.

    Aderra Inc. is a music technology company based in Los Angeles, London, Las Vegas, Melbourne,...  more
  • AEOsports4


    Website, Sports equipment
    Sell premium professional sporting goods online....  more
  • American Apparel5

    American Apparel

    Clothing, Retail
    American Apparel is an American clothing manufacturer, distributor, and retailer based in Los...  more
  • Applied Proteomics, Inc.6

    Applied Proteomics, Inc.

  • Artemis7


    Pet food
    Artemis Pet Food Company, Inc. is a manufacturer and supplier of holistic pet foods....  more
  • Athletic Model Guild8

    Athletic Model Guild

    Motion Picture and Video Production
    The Athletic Model Guild, or AMG, was founded by Bob Mizer in December 1945. During those...  more
  • Atlantic Records9
    Atlantic Records is an American record label best known for its numerous recordings of rhythm...  more
  • Avery Dennison10

    Avery Dennison

    Office supplies, Stationery
    Avery Dennison Corporation is a global manufacturer and distributor of pressure-sensitive...  more
  • Boingo Wireless11

    Boingo Wireless

    Software, IT service management
    About Us Welcome to Wireless Freedom. Boingo® provides software technology and...  more
  • 12

    BTV247, Inc

    Digital media
    AffinityTV247, Inc. is a digital media company primarily focused on content derived from or...  more
  • Budget Rent a Car13
    Budget Rent a Car System, Inc. is an American car rental company that was founded in 1958 in...  more
  • Catalina Yachts14
    Catalina Yachts is a U.S.-based builder of fiberglass monohull sloop-rigged sailboats ranging...  more
  • Cathay Bank15

    Cathay Bank

    State Commercial Banks, Financial Services
    Cathay Bank is a Chinese American bank based in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1962, it...  more
  • CBS Films16

    CBS Films

    Motion Picture and Video Production
    CBS Films is an American film production and distribution company founded in 2007 as a...  more
  • CBS Television Distribution17

    CBS Television Distribution

    Broadcast syndication
    CBS Television Distribution is an American television distribution company, formed from the...  more
  • CBS Television Studios18

    CBS Television Studios

    CBS Television Studios is an American television production company that was formed on January...  more
  • Christie Film Company19

    Christie Film Company

    Motion Picture and Video Production
    Christie Film Company was an American pioneer motion picture company founded in Hollywood,...  more
  • CIS Hollywood20

    CIS Hollywood

  • Columbia Pictures21

    Columbia Pictures

    Motion Picture and Video Production, Film
    Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. is an American film production and distribution studio of...  more
  • Creative Artists Agency22
    Creative Artists Agency Los Angeles is a 2013 Clio Award winner....  more
  • Cross Colours23

    Cross Colours

    Cross Colours is a clothing brand launched in 1989 by Carl Jones. Launched on the premise of...  more
  • Crown Coach Corporation24

    Crown Coach Corporation

    Public transport
    Crown Coach Corporation, originally known as Crown Carriage Company is a defunct American bus...  more
  • Diversified Film Group25

    Diversified Film Group

    Finance, Private equity
    Independent film finance company based in Los Angeles, California....  more