After only 10 seconds, our confidence was gone. We were stuck in the middle of an awkward silence with an audience waiting for someone to do something. We were being forced to go off script before we even said a word. Standing there completely taken aback, we shared hurried glances at each other trying to silently figure out what our opening line was. Our rehearsals was somewhere other than our brains.
It’s weird. It’s weird when you take the chance to look back at how far you’ve come and see how much has changed. It’s weird when the complete free-for-all transforms into processes and structure. It’s weird growing up.
We didn’t set out to be overachievers. An inconvenience led to sound business idea. That idea wouldn’t leave us alone, no matter how packed our schedule or how tired our bodies. Bungii kept persisting, so we did too.
As two juniors majoring in business marketing, they didn’t know the first thing about software. Their first idea was simply learning how to code and build it themselves. Ben remembers telling Harrison, “I’m pretty sure Apple has an online tutorial.” It took about five minutes of Apple’s tutorial to realize they were in over their heads.
What is Bungii? That is the most obvious question that needs to be answered. The simple response is, “We are a KC-based app that puts a truck at your fingertips to help move & deliver stuff around town.”