Agency

The story so far

The story so far

  • Birth

    Birth

    Régis Le Guennec is born at Cesson Sévigné, a town well-known for its Minitel and many research centres.

    Meanwhile

    Two computers at the University of California are sending and receiving data thanks to a cable. It is the beginning of the Internet.

  • The teenage years

    The teenage years

    During holiday in Penmarch (Finistère) Régis discovers surfing, just above the biggest Internet backbones.

    Meanwhile

    The Internet comes to Europe; only 500 machines are connected to the Internet network.

  • Diploma

    Diploma

    For his final project assignment having studied electronics, Régis dissects his first modem, thus begins his fascination with the telecommunication’s sector.

    Meanwhile

    Tim Berners-Lee develops the HTTP protocol and the HTML language which allows browsing with the help of hypertext links.

  • Association

    Association BUG

    Régis becomes President of the association Bug that he co-finds that year. His mission: to make internet accessible to the general public in Brittany.

    Meanwhile

    Amazon.com is launched on the Web and becomes the first e-commerce portal.

  • Rennet.org

    Rennet.org

    Webmaster of the associative portal of Rennes, Régis publishes the first detective novel online at the rate of a chapter per week.

    Meanwhile

    The first web-based email service is created, and is named Hotmail.

  • MBA Multimédia

    MBA Multimédia

    Régis co-finds MBA Multimedia with two associates, and sets up shop behind Rennes railway station.

    Meanwhile

    The number of machines connected to the Internet goes past the 10 million mark. .

  • Webcover

    Webcover

    The agency covers the Art Rock Festival in Saint-Brieuc live and online. It is the beginning of a great many: La Route du Rock, Etonnants Voyageurs, ...

    Meanwhile

    Larry Page and Sergey Brin launch Google and move into Susan Wojcicki’s garage, at 232 Santa Margarita Avenue in Menlo Park, California.

  • Breizhoo.com

    Breizhoo.com

    MBA Multimedia creates the first local search engine in France. It is in association with Canal+, and an interview is realised by RFI.

    Meanwhile

    Birth of the 1st music sharing service, known under the name of Napster.

  • Start-up

    Start-up

    The agency is elected among "the 10 Start-up businesses of the year 2000” by the newspaper Ouest France.

    Meanwhile

    The bug of the year 2000 does not happen. The date formats are modified in most of the IS.

  • E-commerce

    E-commerce

    After a few months of work, the MBA team publishes its first B2B trade website on line.

    Meanwhile

    Google discloses the size of its index and announces more than 2 billion pages.

  • Intratools

    Intratools

    MBA Multimedia puts its Intranet collaborative solution onto the market: first clients from abroad for the agency.

    Meanwhile

    The dot-com bubble bursts which leads to the bankruptcy for many companies.

  • REDESIGN OF THE GRAPHIC CHARTER.

    REDESIGN OF THE GRAPHIC CHARTER.

    MBA Multimedia moves from strength to strength developing corporate strategy.

    Meanwhile

    There are more than 22 million cybernauts in France, that is to say 42.6% of the French population.

  • Vieilles Charrues

    Vieilles Charrues

    For the 3rd year in a row, the agency creates the website and web cover for the festival Vieilles Charrues held mid July.

    Meanwhile

    The first version of Facebook is launched and Marc Zuckerberg becomes a young billionaire.

  • PubliShare

    PubliShare

    MBA Multimedia launched its multi-site content management platform for all types of screens: PubliShare.

    Meanwhile

    The blogosphere booms with 2 million active blogs.

  • NEW PREMISES

    NEW PREMISES

    The agency moves to Vern sur Seiche and opens a “Human-Computer Interaction Design” centre.

    Meanwhile

    Twitter is launched; the number of users rises rapidly.

  • ANNIVERSARY

    MBA celebrates its 10th anniversary

    MBA Multimedia celebrates its 10th anniversary, accompanied by its clients; a week full of emotion.

    Meanwhile

    The domain name “.fr” approaches 1 million.

  • PLAGIARISM

    PLAGIARISM

    MBA Multimedia is plagiarized by some Tunisian people. In the middle of the year, BCS invests in MBA’s capital up to 20%.

    Meanwhile

    A new web appears. It is called 2.0

  • Silicon Valley

    Silicon Valley

    Régis Le Guennec takes part in a business trip to California organized for Internet leaders from Brittany, with visits to You Tube, Facebook and Google … The dream becomes true.

    Meanwhile

    More than a billion users are connected all over the word.

  • D & R

    D & R

    “Images & Réseaux” competitiveness cluster labels an innovating project carried out by the agency.

    Meanwhile

    Apple launched the iPad; 500 000 tablets are sold in the first week.

  • NEW GRAPHIC CHARTER

    NEW GRAPHIC CHARTER

    The agency changes its graphic charter to the black and white, and leaves the colour to its clients.

    Meanwhile

    Television comes to the Internet: Smart TVs arrive in the home..