We were inspired by the desire to empower small businesses. Personally, I know that businesses struggle with finding a good location.
What it does
Provide a mobile and web app to query user's interest in a potential business location and match businesses with the interests.
How we built it
The backend was built using node.js / express.js library. The frontend was originally built using Ionic/React.js but then we changed it to just android studio, but then we changed the frontend again to Ionic/Angular
Challenges we ran into
Accomplishments that we're proud of
First of all, we were proud of our idea. We felt that it had an actual use for small businesses and our solution was something unique. We also are proud of getting a good design and plan figured out.
What we learned
We learned a lot about teamwork and learning when the best time to pivot. Also, we got the opportunity to learn some frontend frameworks.
What's next for Business Demand Locator
We want to complete the project and launch the application so that small businesses can benefit from our solution