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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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ADC Telecommunications is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in Minneapolis
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 ...more

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Archer Daniels Midland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in Minneapolis
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 ...more

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EFD is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in Minneapolis
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, ...more

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General Mills is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in Minneapolis
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

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Graco is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in Minneapolis
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

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Lawson Software is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in Minneapolis
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LoonSoft is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in Minneapolis
LoonSoft Consulting LoonSoft specializes in Ruby on Rails and Java application maintenance, deployment, troubleshooting, consulting, scaling, performance tuning and technical consulting.

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Mayday Books is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in Minneapolis
Mayday Books Retail Established in 1975, Mayday Books is a volunteer-run, non-profit collective bookstore in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Its organizational mission is to provide leftist political books and magazines ...more

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Mentor Corporation is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in Minneapolis
Mentor Corporation Orthopedic, Prosthetic, and Surgical Appliances and Supplies Mentor Worldwide LLC is an American company that supplies surgical aesthetics products to plastic surgeons. The company is based in Santa Barbara, California. It produces one of two silicone gel ...more

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Midcontinent Communications is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in Minneapolis
Telecommunications, Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portal, Cable television Midcontinent Communications is a regional cable provider, providing a triple play service of Cable television, Internet and telephone service for both North Dakota and South Dakota, along with ...more

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Pillsbury Company is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in Minneapolis
Food Manufacturing, Food processing Pillsbury is a brand name used by Minneapolis-based General Mills and Orrville, Ohio-based J.M. Smucker Company. Historically, the Pillsbury Company, also based in Minneapolis, was a rival ...more

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Piper Jaffray is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in Minneapolis
Investment banking, Financial Services, Investment Advice Piper Jaffray is a full-service investment bank and asset management firm focused on mergers and acquisitions, financial restructuring, public offerings, public finance, institutional brokerage, ...more

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Spectrum Design Solutions is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in Minneapolis

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SuperValu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in Minneapolis
Retail, Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers SuperValu, Inc. is an American retailing company. The corporation, headquartered in the Minneapolis suburb of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, has been in business for over a century. It is the ...more

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Target Corporation is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in Minneapolis
Retail, Variety Stores Target is a subsidiary company of Harmony Gold.

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TCF Bank is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in Minneapolis
Finance, Financial Services TCF Bank is the wholly owned banking subsidiary of TCF Financial Corporation, a bank holding company headquartered in Wayzata, Minnesota. As of December 31, 2013, TCF Bank had nearly 430 ...more