Companies Founded in San Francisco

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

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

If you're a San Francisco native then this list of the biggest San Francisco companies will make you proud. This list is also an excellent resource if you're doing research on reputable businesses from San Francisco.
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  • A21, Inc.

    A21, Inc.

    a21, Inc. aggregates visual content from photographers, photography agencies, archives, libraries, and private collections; and licenses that content for its customers. The company's customers ...more
  • Adina World Beat Beverages

    Adina World Beat Beverages

    Adina World Beat Beverages is a manufacturer of coffee, tea and juice drinks based in San Francisco, California. The company was founded in 2004 by Magatte Wade-Marchand, Greg Steltenpohl and ...more
  • AKQA


    AKQA is an advertising agency that specializes in creating digital services and products. AKQA has offices in Europe, North America, South America and Asia, and employs 1,600 staff.
  • Alexa Internet
    Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portal
    Alexa Internet, Inc. is a California-based subsidiary company of which provides commercial web traffic data. Founded as an independent company in 1996, Alexa was acquired by Amazon in ...more
  • American RingWorks

    American RingWorks

    Jewelry (except Costume) Manufacturing
    American RingWorks is a small, veteran owned business that specializes in creating custom military rings and jewelry for service members and their families in recognition of their service.
  • Appirio


    Appirio Inc. is an information technology consulting company headquartered in San Francisco, California that offers technology and professional services to companies wishing to adopt public cloud ...more