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

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4Frontiers Corporation is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Commercialization of space, Space exploration, Effect of spaceflight on the human body 4Frontiers Corporation is an American space commerce company, founded in 2005.

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7-128 Software is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
7-128 Software Video game

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8D World, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
8D World, Inc. Video game

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A. B. Tower is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
A. B. Tower

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Acquia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Software development Acquia is a software-as-a-service company co-founded by Dries Buytaert and Jay Batson to provide enterprise products, services, and technical support for open-source web content management ...more

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Action Ambulance is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Action Ambulance Action Ambulance Service, Inc., based in Wilmington, Massachusetts, provides ambulance services for emergencies and patient transfers. They provide emergency and non-emergency pre-hospital ...more

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Advent International is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Private equity Advent International is an American global private equity firm focused on buyouts of companies in Western and Central Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia. The firm focuses on ...more

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Analog Devices is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing Analog Devices, Inc., also known as ADI or Analog, is an American multinational semiconductor company specializing in data conversion and signal conditioning technology, headquartered in ...more

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Analogic Corporation is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Analogic Corporation Security, Health Care Analogic is an American multinational corporation. Analogic Corporation currently employs 1,500 employees worldwide with approximately 900 working at the main facility and headquarters in ...more

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Applicon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Applicon Applicon, Incorporated was one of the first manufacturers of Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing systems. It was founded in 1969 in Bedford, Massachusetts by Fontaine Richardson, who earned ...more

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Art Technology Group is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Software, Computer, Prepackaged Software Art Technology Group was an independent Internet technology company specializing in eCommerce software and on-demand optimization applications until its acquisition by Oracle on January 5, 2011. ...more

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Assumption Life is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Assumption Life Financial Services Assumption Life is a financial services company based in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. The company is a Canada wide life insurance provider with over 75,000 active policies and also operates a ...more

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Atlantic Broadband is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Telecommunications, Cable television, Cable and Other Pay Television Services Atlantic Broadband is the 13th largest U.S. cable company with headquarters in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Canadian media company, Cogeco. The company has over ...more

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Aubuchon Hardware is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Aubuchon Hardware Retail Aubuchon Hardware is a hardware store chain in the northeastern United States consisting of 121 paint and hardware stores throughout Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Connecticut and ...more

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Awareness is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Awareness Awareness provides an on-demand social media platform where enterprises deploy Web 2.0 technologies to achieve real business benefits. Awareness leverages the power of user-generated content – ...more

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Berkshire Hathaway is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Fire, Marine, and Casualty Insurance Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States, that oversees and manages a number of subsidiary companies. The ...more

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Big Y is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Supermarket Big Y Foods, Inc. is an American supermarket chain. Big Y operates stores in Massachusetts and Connecticut. It operates under the trade names "Big Y World Class Market" or "Big Y ...more

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Black Duck Software is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Black Duck Software Black Duck Software, founded in 2002, is the market leader in software compliance management solutions that help companies implement policies related to software development, deployment and ...more

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Blue Fang Games is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Video game, Video game industry Blue Fang Games, often shortened to Blue Fang, was an American computer game developer, most noted for its Zoo Tycoon series. The company closed down in 2011, after their contract with Microsoft ...more

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Brafton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Internet marketing, Electronic media, News agency Brafton, Incorporated is a provider of high quality custom content geared toward news feeds and corporate blogs. Their services are targeted at companies looking to amplify their search engine ...more

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BroadVoice is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Telecommunications, Voice over IP BroadVoice is a Voice over IP telephone service provider that enables customers to transmit / receive voice and video communications via a broadband Internet connection. Customers typically make ...more

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Building #19 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Building #19 Building #19 is a chain of discount stores in New England that operated from 1964 until it went bankrupt in 2013, when it closed all but two of its 13 stores and limited its merchandise to rugs. ...more

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Caliper Corporation is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Caliper Corporation Geographic Information System Caliper Corporation was founded in 1983 as a developer of mapping software and is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts. Caliper develops geographic information systems and transportation ...more

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Candela Corp is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Candela Corp Candela Laser Corporation is an American laser company that develops and sells medical lasers for cosmetic use located in Wayland, Massachusetts.

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Cape Codder Boat Company is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Cape Codder Boat Company Boat Building

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Cell Press is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Cell Press Cell Press, an imprint of Elsevier, is a publisher of biomedical journals, including Cell and Neuron.

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Centrata is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Centrata

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Chitika is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Chitika Chitika, Inc. is a search-targeted advertising company. It is located in Westborough, Massachusetts, USA. The name Chitika means "in a snap" in Telugu language.

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City Sports is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Sports equipment, Sportswear City Sports is an American sporting goods retailer operating mostly on the east coast of the United States. Its chief products include athletic apparel, footwear, and equipment. Founded in 1983 ...more

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Clicquot Club Company is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Clicquot Club Company Beverages The Clicquot Club Company, also known as Clicquot Club Beverages, was one of the largest national beverage companies. It sold Ginger ale and several varieties of soda. After 80 years of ...more

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Color Kinetics is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Color Kinetics Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing Color Kinetics is a pioneer in the design, marketing and licensing of intelligent solid-state lighting systems. Our systems use solid-state devices known as light emitting diodes, or LEDs, as ...more

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Converse is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Sports equipment, Footwear Manufacturing Converse is an American shoe company with a production output that primarily consists of sports wear, and lifestyle brand footwear. Converse manufactures its products under the One Star, Chuck ...more

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Cortera is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Software, Information technology, Other Information Services In a sea of business information providers, Cortera is different. Cortera provides a fresh perspective on business information and offers innovative tools to improve corporate intelligence. With ...more

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Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson

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Crane & Co. is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Crane & Co. Paper Crane & Co., based in Dalton, Massachusetts, is a manufacturer of cotton-based paper products used in the printing of national currencies, passports and banknotes as well as for social ...more

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Creat Studios is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Creat Studios Video game Creat Studios, Inc. is a video game developer and publisher for sixth and seventh generation handhelds and consoles. It was founded in 1990 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Later US office was ...more

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CVS Pharmacy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Pharmacies and Drug Stores CVS Pharmacy is the second largest pharmacy chain after Walgreens in the United States, with more than 7,600 stores, and is the second largest US pharmacy based on total prescription revenue. As ...more

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Cyberlore Studios is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Cyberlore Studios Video game Cyberlore Studios was a developer of computer games based in Northampton, Massachusetts, United States. The company was founded by Lester Humphreys, Ken Grey, and Herb Perez. Since 1992, they ...more

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D'Angelo Sandwich Shops is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
D'Angelo Sandwich Shops Restaurant D'Angelo Sandwich Shops is a chain of sandwich shops located throughout New England. It serves various kinds of hot and cold subs, wraps, and salads.

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D.P. Dough is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
D.P. Dough

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DASHED is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
DASHED Online food ordering DASHED is a restaurant delivery service founded in Boston, Massachusetts by Phil Dumontet in 2009. In 2014, DASHED was named the leading restaurant delivery service in the Northeast by Inc. ...more

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David R. Godine, Publisher is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
David R. Godine, Publisher David R. Godine, Publisher is an American book publishing company, founded in 1970 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Dejobaan Games is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Dejobaan Games Video game Dejobaan Games is a video game developer based in Massachusetts. The company was founded in 1999. The company originally developed games for mobile devices, but has since branched out to other ...more

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Demiurge Studios is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Video game, Video game industry Demiurge Studios is an American video game developer company, founded in 2002 by Albert Reed, Chris Linder and Tom Lin. It is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The company has helped other ...more

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DeMoulas Market Basket is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Retail DeMoulas Super Markets, Inc., under the trade name Market Basket, is a chain of 75 supermarkets in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Maine in the United States, with headquarters in Tewksbury, ...more

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Digital Equipment Corporation is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Computer hardware, Computer Digital Equipment Corporation, also known as DEC and using the trademark Digital, was a major American company in the computer industry from the 1960s to the 1990s. It was a leading vendor of ...more

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Donald McKay shipyard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Donald McKay shipyard

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Dunkin' Donuts is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Restaurant, Bakery, Food and Beverage Dunkin' Donuts is an American global doughnut company and coffeehouse chain based in Canton, Massachusetts in Greater Boston. It was founded in 1950 by William Rosenberg in Quincy, ...more

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Eaton Vance is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Investment Advice, Investment management Eaton Vance is a 2013 Telly Award winner.

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Eckel Industries is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Companies Founded in Massachusetts
Eckel Industries Eckel Industries is an acoustics noise control company founded 1952 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The company engineers and constructs anechoic sound chambers.