Zeppee, a Tinder-like software to support you in finding your pet

Zeppee, a Tinder-like software to support you in finding your pet

By Amy Mitchell-Whittington

Ben Burton ended up being home that is walking a pub at Byron Bay one evening a year ago as he first had the notion of making use of a Tinder-based application for connecting people with abandoned dogs and cats.

He had a lightbulb moment when he and his mate wandered past a “lost dog” poster on a pole.

Zeppee co-founder Ben Burton with Zeppee, their 10- kitten that is month-old.

“It ended up being literally like a lightning bolt slapped me personally into the face, I was thinking Tinder!” the 24-year-old recalls.

“My buddy stated, ‘What the hell is incorrect with you?’, We said ‘Imagine an animal Tinder,”

You are helped by the application connect directly with every shelter animal, providing one spot to search shelters across Australia.

The theory expanded into the vehicle salesman’s brain and he approached an client that is old of, Pierre Moio, to see in the event that concept can work.

“On a Sunday we took a deep breathing and called Pierre and I also stated, ‘Hey mate, i’ve a little bit of a business concept that i believe there was a genuine marketplace for, i believe we could make a genuine difference’,” Mr Burton stated.

“Pierre knew much more about technology in the right direction than I did so it was kind of my childish enthusiasm mixed with his ability to point it. Continue reading