The pet care industry is booming, with North American sales expected to hit $281 billion by 2023.
What it does
Creates a personal and decentralized marketplace for pet owners based on the needs of them and their animal. Pet owners can quickly find care takers for their pets and pat them via crypto or bartering. The Plaid API does an evaluation.
on new users to determine if they are eligible to pay by bartering. The Intersystems database and google maps service makes the process to choosing a caretaker easy. Users can even grant access to their house remotely with august the august smart lock.
How I built it
Antioch is a progressive web application that uses a Microservice architecture to make both system and its development scalable.
Challenges I ran into
I initially had trouble with getting setup with the InterSystems platform since it is so robust and relies on using docker and docker compose but the video tutorial and getting started guides were very helpful.
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
Participating in my first TechCrunch Disrupt SF Hackthon
What I learned
I learned a lot about idea pivoting and time management.
What's next for Antioch
Getting attention on the TechCrunch Disrupt stage.