Companies Founded in Minneapolis

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

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

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

  • ADC Telecommunications
    Telecommunications, Telephone and Telegraph Apparatus
    ADC Telecommunications was a communications company located in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, a southwest suburb of Minneapolis. It was acquired by TE Connectivity in December 2010 and ceased to exist as a ...more
  • Archer Daniels Midland
    Food Manufacturing, Agriculture, Food processing
    The Archer Daniels Midland Company is an American global food-processing and commodities-trading corporation, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The company operates more than 270 plants and 420 ...more
  • EFD
    Retail, Financial Services, Business Services
    EFD is a payments services company. EFD provides financial service companies and other large enterprises with new account decisions, fraud detection and payment processing services. On June 27, 2007, ...more
  • General Mills
    Food processing, Grain and Oilseed Milling
    General Mills, Inc. is an American multinational manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores. Its headquartered in the Minneapolis suburb of Golden Valley, ...more
  • Graco is a brand of baby products company owned by Newell Rubbermaid. It was founded in 1942 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Russell Gray and Robert Cone as Graco Metal Products, a company that ...more