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Companies Founded in Seattle

Updated August 13, 2019 56.1k views59 items

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

Companies here include everything from Eddie Bauer to Starbucks.

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

If you're a Seattle native then this list of the biggest Seattle companies will make you proud. This list is also an excellent resource if you're doing research on reputable businesses from Seattle. Then, head over and check out some other top cities in Washington, where companies like Microsoft and Boeing are based.

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  • 1
    Associated Grocers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    Associated Grocers

    Food Manufacturing, Wholesale
    Associated Grocers was a retailers' cooperative that distributed full lines of groceries and... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Avantopia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    Avantopia

    Software
  • 3
    Bartell Drugs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    Bartell Drugs

    Retail, Pharmacy
    Bartell Drugs, also known as Bartell's, is a chain of pharmacies in the Puget Sound area of... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Bassetti Architects is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    Bassetti Architects

    Bassetti Architects is an architectural firm based in Seattle, Washington with a second office... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Big Fish Games is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    Big Fish Games

    Software, Video game
    Big Fish Games is a Seattle-based casual gaming company. The company serves as both a... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Blist is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    Blist

    Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portal
    If a blog is a web log, well, a blist is a web list. A blist is a list with some structure....
  • 7
    Boeing is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    Boeing

    Aircraft Manufacturing, Aircraft
    The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Boeing Commercial Airplanes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    Boeing Commercial Airplanes

    Aerospace, Aviation
    Boeing Commercial Airplanes designs, assembles, markets and sells jet airliners and business... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Callison is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    Callison

    Callison is an international architecture firm based in Seattle, Washington. Callison was... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    CarDomain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    CarDomain

    CarDomain.com was an online community site for car enthusiasts. Users could create profiles of... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Cinnabon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    Cinnabon

    Restaurant, Bakery
    Cinnabon is a chain of American baked goods stores and kiosks, normally found in areas with... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Corbis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    Corbis

    Corbis Corporation is a company based in Seattle, Washington that licenses the rights to... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Costco is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    Costco

    Retail, All Other General Merchandise Stores
    Costco Wholesale Corporation is an American membership-only warehouse club that provides a... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    Cozi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    Cozi

    Software, Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portal
    Cozi is a free mobile app and website that helps families stay organized. Its features allow... more on Wikipedia
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    Dick's Drive-In is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    Dick's Drive-In

    Restaurant, Fast food
    Dick's Drive-In, or simply Dick's, is a fast-food restaurant chain in the Seattle, Washington... more on Wikipedia
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    DotNetNuke Corporation is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    DotNetNuke Corporation

    Open-source software
    DotNetNuke Corporation is a privately held corporation with head offices in Seattle,... more on Wikipedia
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    Eddie Bauer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    Eddie Bauer

    Clothing, Retail
    Eddie Bauer Holdings, Inc. is an American holding company that operates the Eddie Bauer... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Escape Factory is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    Escape Factory

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    Expeditors International is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    Expeditors International

    Logistics, Arrangement of Transportation of Freight and Cargo
    Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. is a global logistics and freight forwarding... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Faves.com is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle
    Faves was a social bookmarking and networking software that installs a single browser button... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    GameHouse is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    GameHouse

    Video game, Video game industry
    GameHouse is a casual game developer, publisher, digital video game distributor, and portal,... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Groundspeak is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    Groundspeak

    Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portal
  • 23
    Immunex is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    Immunex

    Biopharmacy
  • 24
    Indieflix is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    Indieflix

    Film distribution
    Indieflix, Inc is an independent film distribution and online streaming agency based in... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    EMC Isilon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle

    EMC Isilon

    Computer data storage, Computer Storage Device Manufacturing
    Isilon® Systems is the worldwide leader in clustered storage systems and software for digital... more on Wikipedia
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