Sharetribe FLEX vs IdyaFlow Enterprise
As we mentioned in our previous blog Why Starting an online marketplace are hot and starting a peer-to-peer marketplace business from scratch is no longer the only option as the process has become seamless with the advent of cloud-based fully hosted marketplace software platforms.Sharetribe has been a giant in the online marketplace software arena. We are going to compare IdyaFlow with Sharetribe in two Parts. Here is the Part1: Sharetribe flex vs IdyaFlow.
Starting an online marketplace business is neither a walk-in-the-park nor a rocket science. Building a successful marketplace business takes a lot of work and sound business model. Coming up with an idea and launching a platform is just the beginning.
Building peer-to-peer marketplaces is popular nowadays, but it’s not always clear how to create a powerful marketplace similar to AirBnb, Uber. If you want to create a two-sided marketplace, you basically have three options. First, you can develop your marketplace from scratch. Second, you can build a marketplace with open-source software such as Sharetribe or Magento. Finally, you can use a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution such as Sharetribe (paid version), Near me, IdyaFlow.
Sharetribe is a peer-to-peer marketplace platform, it can for example be used for renting, selling, offering services or giving things away for free. With the help of order types you can create a marketplace type that suits your needs.
Idyaflow platform contains everything you need to build for your peer-to-peer marketplace. The secure IdyaFlow software has a complete bundle for your marketplace website that allows you to easily create different themes with an in-built online editor. Every template comes with its own intuitive settings so you can quickly and easily customize every facet of your online storefront.
Now Addressing the Question!
How can we compare Sharetribe to Idyaflow?
Here is the deal:
|Sharetribe Flex||IdyaFlow Enterprise|
|Supports Product and Service Peer-to-Peer marketplace templates and does not support retail marketplaces.||Supports Rental, Retail, Service and Delivery based Peer-to-Peer Marketplace templates|
|Build your own marketplace from the template for $259/month with your development team or hire a freelance developer from Sharetribe||IdyaFlow supports Enterprise clients on a dedicated server, unlimited transaction, sand-box, and dedicated support team|
|Sharetribe FLEX charges transaction fee (slice of your hardwork) when the transaction volume is over 30,000||IdyaFlow charges $989/month and cost of customization and NO additional transaction fee|
|Sharetribe FLEX requires development expertise in your team and getting into the market will take slightly longer.||IdyaFlow features over 500 functionalities and 15 add-on packages included part of the Enterprise package so that 90% of the your needs to build and manage rental, service, retail or delivery marketplaces are met out-of -the-box and you are customizing the last 10% of your unique business model with our dedicated development team in Canada|
|Sharetribe FLEX subscription fee does not include web template hosting cost - Add||IdyaFlow Enterprise platforms are hosted on AWS dedicated server, unlimited transaction, sand-box, and dedicated support team, all included in the subscription fee|
|Sharetribe FLEX only supports the core template features and any customization added requires your own dedicated team or engage a freelance developer who does not have any interests in your marketplace||IdyaFlow has dedicated development & support team in Canada|
|Sharetribe Go is an open-source software that requires a developer level knowledge to setup, configure and manage the marketplace - please check out their community forum queries on various technical challenges in setting-up or managing the marketplace https://www.sharetribe.com/community/c/os-users||IdyaFlow is a turnkey tailor-made peer-to-peer software - designed to enable every enterprenuer build a unique marketplace like Airbnb, Taskrabbit, Etsy or Upwork in a few days, with few clicks and at the fraction of the cost|