Build a marketplace, Build the Future of your Business

With Top Marketplace developers

Building a marketplace with

Sharetribe FLEX

You have full control over your marketplace’s user experience. Design and develop a completely unique frontend on the web or mobile. Build custom features and integrations on top of powerful APIs, which even allow building a standalone mobile application.

Flex gives a robust back-end with all the features you need for an advanced service, rental, or events marketplace. You will never need to employ a sysadmin or worry about traffic spikes, performance, data security, or compliance.

Although Sharetribe Flex provides 90% of what you need, setting up a project and make adjustments to your business may require development skills. In this case, the IT House will be useful in setting up the project and implementing your unique features, even a standalone mobile application.

Start with

Sharetribe GO

Out of the box it let your users rent or sell goods, spaces, or services online. Whether you’re starting a niche peer-to-peer platform or dreaming of a global B2B business, Go has the features you need to get your idea out into the world. Marketplace owner in by default will have following features:

– let your users create profiles,
– list their offering,
– interact with each other,
– and make online payments.

Go makes sure your marketplace website is smooth and enjoyable for both the providers and the customers of your marketplace. Choosing an OpenSource model allows you to create a unique marketplace. However, you need to keep in mind some limitations.

Still thinking if there’s a business?

The idea behind sharing economy

One of the fastest-growing internet and business trends in history is the sharing economy. An estimated $23 billion in venture capital funding has poured into the market since 2010, funding startups with the shared-based model. The total size of the sharing economy is much harder to estimate because most of the platform providers are private.

The sharing economy is a term for a way of distributing goods and services, an approach that differs from the traditional model of corporations hiring employees and selling products to consumers. In the sharing economy, individuals are said to rent or “share” things like their cars, homes, and personal time to other individuals in a peer-to-peer fashion. In the very simplest terms, it’s the use of technology to facilitate the exchanged access of goods or services between two or more parties.

The term sharing economy arises from the notion that involved parties can share value from underutilized resources or skills. These skills or resources are exchanged through marketplaces or peer-to-peer platforms.

If we take a look closer, we will find circumstances that the sharing model isn’t a new concept – as people in the past from different communities lived with the same idea via bartering. However, thanks to the accessibility of the internet and mobile technology, managing share-based transactions has never been easier.

Get into Sharing Economy. Be a Part of Future Economy. 

Our Awesome Works

Great Experience & knowledgebase

IT House has experience and knowledge building different kinds of platforms, which are based on the principles of the sharing economy. We have developed and smoothly running crowdfunding sites multi-vendor platforms or peer-to-peer marketplaces.

Co-OPERATION with sharetribe

Creating projects, again and again, which are sharing the same idea, we all know that it helps to save time&money if we can re-use existing functionality and adapt unique features.

We found Sharetribe! A fantastic tool to build marketplaces out of the box.

Custom development

If you can’t achieve a result on an existing product? We have also experience with custom development. For several years IT House was working on its spin-off – car rental marketplace RentMama for medium and small rental companies.

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A professional marketplace without spending a fortune

Our developer team will be glad translating your ideas into functional marketplaces. We are happy to advise you on the essential aspects of a whole development process.

Extensive knowledge of the latest technology trends, modern application frameworks, advanced development techniques, and a quality-driven delivery model, which helps to minimize development time, programming efforts, and overall project costs, without sacrificing quality.

The Team

We believe you will agree that the team behind is the reason for success. We have our in-house team, no 3rd country outsourcing, which means that we are 100% Europe Based reliable team of experienced developers, project managers, and domain experts. We provide the best software Engineers at an affordable price. Our managers are Co-Funders of TechHub Riga and are organizers of Ruby on Rails Baltics Community groups on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Meetup.

Web developers do believe that lifetime learning is key to success. In the tech space, skills become obsolete every two years, give or take. So, it’s better to hire a web developer who can learn new technologies easily, rather than someone who knows a specific technology now. But may not adapt when a new one comes along. We do stay up-to-date with the latest technology!

The Management

Agile Scrum Project management methodology is not just a management process. It’s a style of work that incorporates many project management core values like communication, transparency, incremental development, short development cycles. It is entirely transparent project management that matches your business realities and expectations.

Use of Model-View-Controller (MVC) – separating Program Logic and Actions from Layout and Design and allowing multiples contemporary designs and interfaces based on the same background functionality. Reducing development and testing time and creating native multi-platform applications.

We work in short development iteration cycles. So we can quickly build working prototypes to test. What allows us to evaluate before going public. Short development cycles allow market-driven development with the flexibility to adapt to market needs and desires quickly. Our customers are free to attend any planning and development meeting to give direct feedback, and clarifying questions to achieve the best result.

Quality assurance and tests

In all projects, we perform a thorough automated system Testing. To maintain high quality and eliminate any bugs way before they reach the public stage. Performance, load, and stress testing.

Almost every feature in the systems has its quality test to make sure any new updates do not affect previous systems. Thorough testing enables continuous development, fewer bugs in production systems — clean, highly maintainable code. Keeping the code clean and labeled correctly, so someone else can efficiently work with the code. It reduces total production time (especially for complex systems), allows quick problem solving, is faster and more stable. Besides, it will enable easy updates and migrations, simple scalability, multi-browser compatibility, excellent usability, scalability, and universal compatibility.

Expertise

We have wide experience in different domains, solutions, and technologies – we can build the type of system you’re looking for.

Almost no system is entirely new, there are always parallels in structural, functional, or technological levels, and in a new domain, this can even be an advantage if you want to introduce new innovative solutions and approaches.

Industry-leading design – whether you prefer realistic (skeuomorphic), flat, or the new and trending Google’s Material design, we’ve got you covered. Industries and segments covered – Social Networks, Community sites, Crowdfunding Sites, E-commerce, Web Portals, Media Content Distribution, and other.

Technologies & Learning

Follow the latest trends in design and technology, to give your customers the functionality, atmosphere and support they deserve.

– New and extended functionality
– Improved usability and user experience
– Improved website conversions and sales
– Stand out from your competitors and attract new loyal customers

The primary programming language at IT House is Ruby on Rails, Elixir & React. Therefore it deserves its section. Also, it is the basement of most of our advanced web applications. Ruby on Rails has been the platform of choice of many world-famous companies like Shopify, Crunchbase, Groupon, Airbnb, Sharetribe, SoundCloud, Hulu, SlideShare, and others. It is the primary choice of most new tech companies in Silicon Alley USA.

If you want find more about technologies used by IT House, visit page Used technologies

Free Consultation and Quote

Contact us for a consultation, project analysis, and a free quote for your marketplace development project. There is no pressure or obligation to work with us after the call. If you decide not to work with us, at least you will have great advice from experts working in the industry for more than ten years – we’ve seen a lot.

We offer Satisfaction guarantee, Custom designs, Agile development, Quality assurance and testing, Europe based team, a free consultation and a quote.

P.S. We are a small, consolidated and resilient team, but to maintain our quality standards and full attention to project management and development, there is a limited number of projects we can take on.

p.s.s. Different time zones? It’s not a problem. We’ve successful projects and happy clients around the world. 

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