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Companies Founded in Massachusetts

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

If you're a Massachusetts native then this list of the biggest Massachusetts companies will make you proud. This list is also an excellent resource if you're doing research on reputable businesses from Massachusetts.
  • 4Frontiers Corporation1

    4Frontiers Corporation

    Commercialization of space, Space exploration
    4Frontiers Corporation is an American space commerce company, founded in 2005....  more
  • 2

    7-128 Software

    Video game
  • 3

    8D World, Inc.

    Video game
  • 4

    A. B. Tower

  • 5


    Software development
    Acquia is a software-as-a-service company co-founded by Dries Buytaert and Jay Batson to...  more
  • Action Ambulance6

    Action Ambulance

    Action Ambulance Service, Inc., based in Wilmington, Massachusetts, provides ambulance...  more
  • 7

    Advent International

    Private equity
    Advent International is an American global private equity firm focused on buyouts of companies...  more
  • Analog Devices8

    Analog Devices

    Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
    Analog Devices, Inc., also known as ADI or Analog, is an American multinational semiconductor...  more
  • 9

    Analogic Corporation

    Security, Health Care
    Analogic is an American multinational corporation. Analogic Corporation currently employs...  more
  • 10


    Applicon, Incorporated was one of the first manufacturers of Computer Aided Design and...  more
  • 11

    Art Technology Group

    Software, Computer
    Art Technology Group was an independent Internet technology company specializing in eCommerce...  more
  • Assumption Life12

    Assumption Life

    Financial Services
    Assumption Life is a financial services company based in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. The...  more
  • Atlantic Broadband13

    Atlantic Broadband

    Telecommunications, Cable television
    Atlantic Broadband is the 13th largest U.S. cable company with headquarters in Quincy,...  more
  • Aubuchon Hardware14

    Aubuchon Hardware

    Aubuchon Hardware is a hardware store chain in the northeastern United States consisting of...  more
  • Awareness15


    Awareness provides an on-demand social media platform where enterprises deploy Web 2.0...
  • Berkshire Hathaway16

    Berkshire Hathaway

    Fire, Marine
    Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company...  more
  • Big Y17

    Big Y

    Big Y Foods, Inc. is an American supermarket chain. Big Y operates stores in Massachusetts and...  more
  • Black Duck Software18

    Black Duck Software

    Black Duck Software, founded in 2002, is the market leader in software compliance management...  more
  • Blue Fang Games19

    Blue Fang Games

    Video game, Video game industry
    Blue Fang Games, often shortened to Blue Fang, was an American computer game developer, most...  more
  • Brafton20


    Internet marketing, Electronic media
    Brafton, Incorporated is a provider of high quality custom content geared toward news feeds...  more
  • 21


    Telecommunications, Voice over IP
    BroadVoice is a Voice over IP telephone service provider that enables customers to transmit /...  more
  • Building #1922

    Building #19

    Building #19 is a chain of discount stores in New England that operated from 1964 until it...  more
  • Caliper Corporation23

    Caliper Corporation

    Geographic Information System
    Caliper Corporation was founded in 1983 as a developer of mapping software and is...  more
  • 24

    Candela Corp

    Candela Laser Corporation is an American laser company that develops and sells medical lasers...  more
  • 25

    Cape Codder Boat Company

    Boat Building