One of our mothers owns and runs a small business.

What it does

2 components: 1) Alexa skill: it allows business owners to take numerous actions, such as find out predicted future product price and sell products. 2) Messenger bot: it allows consumers to order products/services from a business through either personal preferences or intelligent suggestions.

How we built it

Alexa skill: AWS Lambda, ASK, Node.js Messenger bot: Heroku,, Openweathermap Both: WooCommerce

Challenges we ran into

Figuring out how to use WooCommerce APIs for the first time

Accomplishments that we're proud of

integrating the Alexa skill and Messenger bot into a comprehensive, integrated solution

What we learned

how to use many new APIs and platforms

What's next for

Increasing analytics and logistical features as well as offering more order customization options.

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