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

This list has everything from Activision Blizzard to Demand Media.

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

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

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Activision Blizzard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in Santa Monica
Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry Activision Blizzard, Inc. is the American holding company for Activision, Blizzard Entertainment and Sierra Entertainment, headquartered in Santa Monica, California, United States. In 2009, ...more

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Artificial Life, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in Santa Monica
Video game, Video game industry Artificial Life, Inc. (Artificial Life) is a mobile phone application software provider and engage in the broadband mobile technology, mobile games, interactive mobile television (TV), mobile ...more

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Demand Media is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in Santa Monica
Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portal As traditional media companies are trying to grasp the power of online communities and user-generated content, Demand MediaTM remains a step ahead as it works at lightning speed to redefine this ...more

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Drum Workshop is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in Santa Monica
Drum Workshop Drum Workshop is a drum kits and hardware manufacturing company based in Oxnard, California.

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Gray Matter Interactive is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in Santa Monica
Video game, Video game industry Gray Matter Interactive Studios, Inc. was a computer game developer founded in 1994 by Drew Markham, Greg Goodrich and Michael "Maxx" Kaufman, and acquired by Activision in January ...more

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Jacked is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in Santa Monica
Jacked Jacked™ is the developer of the first Webtop for broadcast media. The company’s initial product is the Jacked SPORTSTOP™, which provides sports fans with an immersive real-time broadcast ...more

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Luxoflux is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in Santa Monica
Video game, Video game industry Luxoflux was an American video game developer. It was founded by Peter Morawiec and Adrian Stephens in January 1997, and was based in Santa Monica, California.

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Naughty Dog is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in Santa Monica
Video game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry Naughty Dog, Inc. is an American video game developer based in Santa Monica, California. Founded by Andy Gavin and Jason Rubin in 1984 as an independent developer, the studio was acquired by ...more

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Pacific Drums and Percussion is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in Santa Monica
Pacific Drums and Percussion Pacific Drums and Percussion is a subsidiary company under Drum Workshop established in the year 2000 to provide high quality drum equipment to those unable to afford the higher prestige and ...more

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Pandemic Studios is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in Santa Monica
Software, Video game, Interactive entertainment Pandemic Studios was an independent developer founded in 1998. Between 2007 and 2009 it became an Electronic Arts-owned developer, and shortly afterwards closed. It was an American and ...more

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Rent.com is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in Santa Monica
Real Estate, Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portal Rent.com pioneered the Cost-Per-Lease advertising model in the internet space, and quickly became the most trafficked apartment site.eBay acquired Rent.com in 2005 for $415M.

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RingTales is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in Santa Monica
RingTales RingTales is an animation production company that creates short online cartoons from existing print comics.

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SOA Software is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in Santa Monica
SOA Software™ is the leading provider of comprehensive enterprise class Integrated SOA Governance solutions. It is the largest specialist vendor of SOA lifecycle management, registry/repository, ...more

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SOG Specialty Knives is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in Santa Monica
Manufacturing SOG Specialty Knives, Inc. is a U.S. knife and tool manufacturing company famous for their reproduction SOG Knife from the Vietnam era. SOG currently manufactures a variety of knives other than ...more

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Stamps.com is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in Santa Monica
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services With over 350,000 monthly subscribers, Stamps.com™ is the leading provider of Internet-based postage solutions. Stamps.com was the first company to be approved by the U.S. Postal Service® to ...more

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Stellar Stone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in Santa Monica
Stellar Stone Video game Stellar Stone was a video game developer founded in 2000 and based in Santa Monica, California. The company developed games offshore in Russia and Ukraine, with a small staff and low budget. The ...more

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Treyarch is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in Santa Monica
Video game, Video game industry Treyarch is an American video game developer company, founded in 1996 by Peter Akemann and Doğan Köslü, and acquired by Activision in 2001. Located in Santa Monica, California, it has ...more