Companies Founded in Paris

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

List ranges from Cartier to Chloé, plus much more.

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

If you're a Paris native then this list of the biggest Paris companies will make you proud. This list is also an excellent resource if you're doing research on reputable businesses from Paris.
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  • Agence France-Presse is an international news agency headquartered in Paris. Founded in 1944 it is the third largest in the world. It was established after the liberation of Paris by journalists in ...more
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    Management consulting; Free Software, Open Standards
    Ars Aperta is a small, Paris-based consultancy firm specialized in management consulting and strategic communication in the fields of Free and Open Source Software as well as in open standards. A ...more
  • Bricostore is a French hypermarket chain offering home improvement and do-it-yourself goods.
  • Cartier
    Société Cartier designs, manufactures, distributes and sells jewellery and watches. Founded in Paris, France in 1847 by Louis-François Cartier, the company remained under family control until 1964. ...more