Start-up SpareFoot Modernizes $22B Self-Storage Industry

SpareFoot, the free online self-storage marketplace (like Hotels.com for finding storage), announced it is expanding to offer a suite of marketing tools for storage facilities. From humble beginnings as a person-to-person storage website slinging extra space in private residences, the Austin start-up has raised $4.5 million and is now a disruptive force in the notoriously [...]

Start-up SpareFoot Makes Self-Storage Fun

SpareFoot, the online self-storage marketplace, launched a unique project and blog series called Adventures In Storage, designed to familiarize employees with their product in the most entertaining way possible. The new mixed-media “reality series” documents the start-up’s 18 employees as they experience the process of renting and moving into and out of self-storage units. CEO [...]

Sparefoot Connects with Open Reservations Network

Part of the very first Capital Factory class of 2009, SpareFoot has been growing, selectively hiring, and iterating their way to success. Along the way they’ve also attracted capital from legendary angel investor Mike Maples, Jr. and local investors Silverton Partners. Today, they announced that they’ve joined the INSOMNIAC Self Storage Network (ISSN), an open [...]