The TechCityInsider100 is our editorial strand profiling the people and businesses helping to make digital Britain tick. Across the year we publish 100 interviews with people in the TCi100 - after 2012 and 2013 we now have a TCi100 alumni numbering over 200.

Pets stay home with Trusted Housesitters

TECHCITYINSIDER100: Trusted Housesitters is a peer-to-peer platform that helps home owners to find sitters for their pets when away from home. Since starting four years ago, the platform has generated 600,000 nights of pet sitting, with members in 130 countries. Chief executive and co-founder Andy Peck tells Julian Blake about the business – and why Brighton is such a hub for sharing economy startups.

Andy Peck – CV

Since 2010
Co-founder and chief executive,


Business/marketing, University of Brighton.