Companies Founded in Palo Alto

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

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

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

  • Blue Shift Inc.

    Blue Shift Inc.

    Video game industry
    Blue Shift is an independent computer game developer. Blue Shift or BSI, was founded in 1995 by John Brooks, Doug Snyder, John Salwitz, Will Noble, Bob Flanagan and Dave Ralston. Since that time BSI ...more
  • Bon Appétit Management Company

    Bon Appétit Management Company

    The Bon Appétit Management Company is a Palo Alto, California-based on-site restaurant company, owned by Compass Group, that provides café and catering services to corporations, colleges and ...more
  • Danger
    Danger is asoftware and services company that's revolutionizing the experience of the mobile Internet, bringing voice and messaging communications, open Web browsing, and personalized services to ...more
  • E-Trade
    Savings Institutions, Federally Chartered, Financial Services
    E*Trade Financial Corporation is a U.S.-based financial services company headquartered in New York. It is a holding company, the major business of which is an online discount stock brokerage service ...more
  • Epiphany


    E.piphany is a leading provider of marketing, sales, and service solutions for the largest global enterprises. The company`s integrated CRM suite, the E.piphany E.6 software solution, is driven by ...more
  • Hewlett-Packard
    Software, Computer hardware, Electronic Computer Manufacturing
    Hewlett-Packard Company or HP is an American multinational information technology corporation headquartered in Palo Alto, California, United States. It provides hardware, software and services to ...more