Friends met at NDSU
Tyler, Ryan, and Brady started with network marketing for Excel.
After Excel went bankrupt, the friends joined Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing.
Became independent sales reps
Recruited by a payment processing company. Started reselling credit card processing and check collection services.
Incorporated into BNG Holdings, Inc.
Officially became a registered credit card processing and service company.
Ryan Theis joined BNG Team
Started selling services door to door and then developed their online marketing to get customers nationwide.
First online sale
Ryan Theis successfully sold the company's first credit card terminal and merchant account online in Hawaii.
BNG Team finally had enough money to hire a full-time employee.
They finally moved out of their shared house's basement, and moved Downtown on Broadway. The rent was $350 a month, and the place was super tiny.
The guys moved to slightly larger office on 32nd Ave S.
Acquired Outsourced Solutions
Formed BNG Technologies and started working with a PSA to help us better manage the new business.
The guys paid $15k thinking the amount would be enough to develop ConnectBooster and help BNG Technologies get paid faster.
BNG Technologies voted ASI's (Restaurant Manager POS) Rising Star
BNG Technologies was awarded as a new premier point of sale provider.
Began partnership with Tigerpaw Software
BNG Holdings, Inc. began a partnership to integrate with Tigerpaw Software via their BNG Payment Gateway to streamline the payment process for all of Tigerpaw Software's customers.
Began BNG Design
Theis became an official w2 'employee', creating websites with a focus on SEO optimization and being a return-on-investment for business owners.
Hired Joe Cresswell to help kick off ConnectBooster
Our key hire helped push the sales of ConnectBooster, and invest more time and money into developing it.
Began investing more into ConnectBooster
After getting a positive outlook from IT Nation, the team decided ConnectBooster was definitely worth the time, money, and effort.
Made Inc 5000 list
#1769 in Nation. #2 in North Dakota.
Made Inc. 5000 list again
#2529 nationally. #5 in North Dakota.
ConnectBooster was awarded Best Integrated Solution IT Nation & Best Technology Integration Autotask.
Celebrated our 10 year anniversary
Released BNG documentary movie
Inc. 5000 for third consecutive year
#2626 nationally. #4 in North Dakota. 42 employees and rising.