A cluster, a grouping, a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts.
The GrapeCity concept, loosely translated from its Japanese beginnings, invokes a sense of togetherness.
One person alone can only accomplish so much, but together a group of talented and focused people with a myriad of talents and specialties can accomplish the impossible.
GrapeCity is a result of many talented minds coming together to teach.
GrapeCity was founded in Sendai, Japan in the early 1950's by a group of American educators in Japan. With a focus on high-quality English education, this small group established world-class elementary schools in northern Japan. After nurturing the schools to success, there was a realization that the company had software needs not met by what was on the market. So, GrapeCity expanded into technology and software to create what was needed.
Across all our software products and services, our focus is on helping our customers achieve their goals. Our key principles – thoroughly understanding our customers' business objectives, maintaining a strong emphasis on quality, and adhering to the highest ethical standards – serve as the foundation for everything we do.
GrapeCity has grown over the years, both organically and by acquisition, to provide high-quality software solutions in a variety of markets, globally.
The early 2000s saw intense growth for GrapeCity with the acquisition of three companies: DataDynamics in 2008 (ActiveReports), FarPoint in 2009 (Spread), and ComponentOne in 2012 (ComponentOne Studio, Wijmo, and Xamarin Edition).