Companies Companies Founded in Seattle

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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.

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Associated Grocers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle
Food Manufacturing, Wholesale
Associated Grocers was a retailers' cooperative that distributed full lines of groceries and general merchandise. Founded in 1934, it also provided retail services to independent groceries in ...more

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Avantopia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle
Avantopia Software

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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 the U.S. state of Washington. It primarily serves the Seattle/King County area but also has stores in ...more

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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 in Portland, Oregon. Founded in 1947, the firm has designed several well-known Seattle landmarks ...more

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Big Fish Games is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle
Software, Video game, Video game industry
Big Fish Games is a Seattle-based casual gaming company. The company serves as both a developer and distributor of casual games, primarily on computers and mobile devices. The company was ...more

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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. You can create all kinds of useful blists - one might be a list of dates, like a calendar, another ...more

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Boeing is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle
Aircraft Manufacturing, Aircraft, Arms industry
The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets and satellites. It also provides leasing and product support ...more

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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 jets; it also provides product-related maintenance and training to customers worldwide. A business ...more

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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 founded by Tony Callison in 1975 and now has 800 employees around the world. The firm plans and designs ...more

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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 their cars including pictures and write-ups, view the work of others, talk to the other users and ...more

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Cinnabon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle
Restaurant, Bakery
Cinnabon is a chain of American baked goods stores and kiosks, normally found in areas with high pedestrian traffic such as malls and airports. The company's signature item is a large cinnamon ...more

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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 photographs, footage and other visual media. It has a collection of more than 100 million images and ...more

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Costco is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle
Retail, All Other General Merchandise Stores, Miscellaneous General Merchandise Stores
Costco Wholesale Corporation is an American membership-only warehouse club that provides a wide selection of merchandise. As of 2014, it is the second largest retailer in the United States and ...more

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Cozi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle
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 multiple family members to manage appointments and schedules with one account, as well as organize ...more

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Dick's Drive-In is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle
Restaurant, Fast food
Dick's Drive-In, or simply Dick's, is a fast-food restaurant chain in the Seattle, Washington area.

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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, Washington. DotNetNuke Corporation is the official Project Owner and Maintainer of the DotNetNuke® Web ...more

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Eddie Bauer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle
Clothing, Retail, Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
Eddie Bauer Holdings, Inc. is an American holding company that operates the Eddie Bauer clothing store chain, headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, United States. EBH was formed after Eddie ...more

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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
Logistics, Arrangement of Transportation of Freight and Cargo
Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. is a global logistics and freight forwarding company headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

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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 for users to "fave" a webpage, making a link to the page part of their Faves profile. Until ...more

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GameHouse is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle
Video game, Video game industry
GameHouse is a casual game developer, publisher, digital video game distributor, and portal, based in Seattle, Washington, United States GameHouse distributes casual games for PC and Mac ...more

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Groundspeak is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle
Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portal

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Immunex is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle
Biopharmacy

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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 Seattle, WA. The company provides an online streaming media service that gives consumers access to ...more

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EMC Isilon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in Seattle
Computer data storage, Computer Storage Device Manufacturing
Isilon® Systems is the worldwide leader in clustered storage systems and software for digital content, enabling enterprises to transform data into information - and information into ...more