Grade A is Born!
Four crazy university students, Mathieu Bouchard, Allan Ghosn, Christian Ste-Marie, and Mathew Lafrance, set out to provide at-home computer service to the Ottawa area as gradeastudent.com
The Australia branch opens their doors, offering the same great service on the other side of the globe.
Grade A launches the Smash-O-Thon, a charity event that gave people the opportunity to pick their favourite weapon and destroy their most hated piece of technology.
The Ottawa Citizen features Grade A as a "business to watch", and the phone rings off the hook for support.
The team moves into their first office at 2720 Queensview, and begins their efforts to paint the town orange.
Ace is Born
Grade A debuts their new mascot, Ace, around town, and continues to grow like mad.
A giant, branded bus shows up at Ottawa’s events, handing out hot dogs and ﬂyers, and continues to spread the Grade A message.
Grade A opens its doors in Toronto and begins world domination.
The corporate division open its doors, and starts developing the service that we offer today.
Grade A uniﬁes its offerings under one brand, gradeAtechs.com, and continues to grow.
The team expands operations to Montreal, continuing growth across Canada.
Grade A imports Scions and decorates them with their signature brand.
The team opens its doors in Kingston and trains its ﬁrst set of franchisees.
Two new offices open in Portugal and Florida, continuing world domination.
The team buys their ﬁrst office and moves into 21 Antares to expand their space.
With their nose to the grindstone, the team focused and grew at a rate unheard of for any other managed service provider.
As the corporate services grew, Grade A sold their residential services to Christian Ste-Marie, owner of Keep Connected, and handed back the keys to the franchisees who wanted to continue to operate.
The team is awarded the MSP Mentor 250 for being one of the world's top managed service providers.
Having outgrown the previous office, the team moves into 8,000 square feet of awesome at 1701 Woodward Drive.
Grade A celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a bang.
New Brand Part 2
Once again Grade A updates its brand to Grade A, dropping the word “tech” for a more sleek, stylish look.
Grade A wins Ottawa’s Employees’ Choice Award for 2013–2014 and celebrates with a night out at the ceremony.
The team purchases a new office with 15,000 square feet to expand into. The construction begins.
The Final Move?
The team moves into their new home, armed with Nerf guns, a pool and foosball table, and a great LAN party space.
10 Year Superheroes Wall Installed
Grade A's ﬁrst staff of over 10 years are celebrated and commemorated with caricatures as Ice Man (Adam Crate) and Ant Man (Kevin White) for the new Hall of Heroes.
Employees Choice Round 2
The team is awarded Ottawa’s Employees’ Choice Award for 2015–2016, recognizing their continual effort in making an extraordinary work environment.