When three university friends came up with an alternative transport idea one afternoon in a park, they wasted no time getting it on the road. Using Android’s open source platform they were able to make the journey from idea to app in only nine months, ensuring they were first to market.
Moving this fast means meeting plenty of bumps along the way, but far from being put off, Valerian, Hauke and Alex actively welcome mistakes as ‘the greatest opportunities to get better’. Inviting constant feedback from their customers, they use Android to quickly adapt and improve the service, and remain well ahead of the competition.
Emmy is an app-based, eco-friendly, electric scooter-sharing company that gives Berlin access to an alternative way around the city. Currently employing 20 people and with 20,000 registered users, Emmy expects these numbers to double by the end of the year. With plans to expand all over Europe, there’s no stopping these young entrepreneurs.
This is the story of Emmy.
Speed is the most important thing for our company. A system that is able to keep pace with us is essential.Valerian Seither, Co-Founder, Emmy
The app that moves so fast it needs a crash helmet.