Companies Founded in San Antonio

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

Companies on this list include Academy Sports + Outdoors and Rackspace Managed Hosting.

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

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

  • Academy Sports + Outdoors
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    Academy Sports + Outdoors is a sports goods discount store chain. For 74 years it was a privately held company owned by the Gochman family, until its May 2011 sale of partial ownership to the investment firm Kohlberg Kravis and Roberts LP and oilfield services company Halliburton. Academy operates nearly 190 stores throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas,Kentucky and Indiana. Academy Sports and Outdoors has its corporate offices and product distribution center in unincorporated western Harris County, Texas, United States, near Katy.
  • Clear Channel Communications is a theater company.
  • Frost Bank is a Texas-chartered bank founded in 1868 and based in San Antonio, with 123 branches across the state. Frost is one of the largest Texas-based banks. The company offers a full range of commercial and consumer banking products, investment and brokerage services, insurance products and investment banking to customers throughout Texas. Frost is a subsidiary of Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc., a financial holding company, also based in San Antonio. Citing changes in the banking industry, in February 2012 Frost applied to have its 113 year old federal charter collapsed and in turn converted into a state charter in June 2012.
  • Kinetic Concepts, Inc.
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    Kinetic Concepts, Inc.

    Kinetic Concepts, Inc., is a global corporation that produces medical technology related to wounds and wound healing. KCI produced the first product developed specifically for negative pressure wound therapy. As of 2013 the company employs 5,000 people and markets its products in more than 25 countries. Its headquarters is in San Antonio, Texas.
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  • Rackspace
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    Rackspace Managed Hosting is a recognized leader in the global managed hosting market and delivers enterprise-level managed services to businesses around the world. Serving more than 13,000 customers in eight data centers worldwide, Rackspace integrates the industry's best technologies for each customer's specific need and delivers it as a service via the company's award-winning Fanatical Support™.