In The News

Note: In June 2009 we changed our name from Homstie to SpareFoot.

2014

Austin company launches storage space website for military
Austin Business Journal
March 18, 2014

8 Weird Startups Getting Traction
Inc.com
March 11, 2014

No shocker here: Portland a top apartment ‘boom town’
Portland Business Journal
March 10, 2014

Party on, SXSW urges investors
USA Today
March 6, 2014

In SXSW, Austin startups see opportunity
Austin American-Statesman
March 5, 2014

10 Austin Startups to Watch at SXSW
Austinpreneur
March 2, 2014

Cool companies
British Airways
March 2014

Deals of the day
CNN Money
February 24, 2014

Storage marketplace SpareFoot closes $10M funding
Venture Beat
February 24, 2014

Houston listed among nation’s ‘super’ cities to watch in 2014
Houston Chronicle
February 21, 2014

Nap Rooms, Yoga Classes, Unlimited Vaycay? Sign Up Here!
Ziptopia February 21, 2014

The Coolest Office Spaces in Austin, TX
TheSquareFoot Blog
February 11, 2014

SpareFoot Releases 2014 Self-Storage Calendar Depicting Scenes From Classic Movies
Inside Self-Storage
February 3, 2014

Calling all Austin musicians: SpareFoot launches Battle of the Storage Bands
MetroSeeker
February 2014

Austin startup hosts Battle of the Bands contest for “unofficial” SXSW party
Read the Horn
January 29, 2014

SpareFoot Takes Gold in Austin Startup Games Again
Austin Startup
January 27, 2014

Startups hold 3rd annual competition
KXAN
January 25, 2014

SpareFoot Releases Self-Storage Trends Report for 4Q 2013
Inside Self-Storage
January 15, 2014

Work Hard, Play Hard at Sparefoot
Techzette
January 15, 2014

Austin’s Sparefoot prepares for growth by adding new call center jobs
Austin American-Statesman
January 7, 2014

Austin company recruits more call center workers
Austin Business Journal
January 5, 2014

Winner Techs All
Austin Chronicle
January 2014

2013

Social Media Year in Review: 13 Must-Know Statistics from 2013 (Infographic)
Entrepreneur
December 23, 2013

Top workplaces: An interview with SpareFoot co-founder and CEO, Chuck Gordon
Monster
December 19, 2013

Austin one of America’s baby boomer towns
KXAN
December 18, 2013

The Lunch Table: The Low-Tech Management Tool You’re Not Using
Entrepreneur
December 11, 2013

SpareFoot Launches “Clear That Clutter” Sweepstakes
Mini-Storage Messenger
December 4, 2013

SpareFoot Wants To Be The Hotels.com Of Self-Storage
Benzinga
December 4, 2013

SpareFoot Named Austin Area’s Best Small Employer in Top Workplaces Program
The Startup Voice
December 3, 2013

SpareFoot employees work hard, play harder
Austin American-Statesman
November 16, 2013

Grow your small business the right way
CNN Money
November 11, 2013

Silverton Partners sets its sights on Texas
CNN Money
November 11, 2013

The Benefits of a No-Policy Vacation Policy
Under 30 CEO
November 4, 2013

A look back: The best of Austin business in 2013
Austin Business Journal
October 23, 2013

SpareFoot Study Highlights Cities That Spend the Most on Self-Storage
Inside Self-Storage
October 11, 2013

The 15 best startups to work for might surprise you
Venture Beat
October 9, 2013

Inside the Company Culture of Austin’s SpareFoot
Tech Cocktail
October 9, 2013

The 15 Best Startups To Work For In America
Business Insider
October 8, 2013

All-Star Alumni
Austin Chronicle
October 4, 2013

Colorado companies help with flood relief donations
Denver Business Journal
September 25, 2013

Thumbs up, thumbs down: Brevard’s winners and losers in the news
Florida Today
September 18, 2013

SpareFoot Chef fuels productivity with free, healthy bites
Your News Now: Austin
September 17, 2013

Ridiculous Recruiting Tactics That Work
HT Staffing
September 13, 2013

Neat! Albuquerque is America’s tidiest town
Albuquerque Business Journal
September 11, 2013

South Side company uses marketing to get edge in crowded self-storage business
TribLive
September 3, 2013

Website ranks Gainesville as No. 1 ‘City on the Rise’
The Gainesville Sun
August 20, 2013

Cool offices: SpareFoot in Austin, USA
So You Know Better
August 17, 2013

Moving made easy: 3 local companies that make packing, moving and storage a breeze
Culture Map
August 14, 2013

Corporate Evolution: In-House Chef Serves Efficiency
Austin Chronicle
August 13, 2013

When You Want to Show Your Culture, Attract Attention, and Have Fun Recruiting, Here’s the Video You Make
ERE.net
August 1, 2013

Is The Way To Tech Workers’ Loyalty Through Their Stomachs?
NPR: The Salt
July 30, 2013

6 Secrets to Building a Bad-Ass Company Culture
Under 30 CEO
July 25, 2013

Sparefoot Steps Into the Mockumentary Genre
Media Bistro
July 23, 2013

SpareFoot’s Austin Offices
Office Snapshots
July 23, 2013

Interview with Chuck Gordon (SpareFoot)
DoesWhat
July 15, 2013

The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Move Online
Huffington Post
June 24, 2013

SpareFoot Research Refutes ‘Good Morning America’ Report on Self-Storage Crime
Inside Self Storage
June 4, 2013

Austin keeps moving
Your News Now: Austin
May 28, 2013

Self-Storage Marketplace SpareFoot Conducts Survey on American Moving Trends
Inside Self Storage
May 23, 2013

SpareFoot Donates Storage Space to Tornado Victims
Austin Startup
May 22, 2013

As Texans Rush to Help OK, Gov. Perry Urges Emergency Plan
KUT News
May 21, 2013

Next stop for TechStars: Austin, Texas, with applications opening today
The Next Web
May 15, 2013

SpareFoot Offers Free Self-Storage to Victims of Explosion in West, TX
Inside Self Storage
April 19, 2013

The SpareFoot Party
Austin 360
March 8, 2013

The SpareFoot Party
Culture Map
March 8, 2013

We Are Austin Tech: Chuck Gordon
We Are Austin Tech
February 26, 2013

SpareFoot Wins Austin Startup Games
Silicon Hills News
February 17, 2013

Entrepreneurs On Why They Love What They Do
HearPreneur
February 4, 2013

SpareFoot Releases ‘Bust A Move-In’ Storage Pinup Calendar
Inside Self Storage
February 1, 2013

Austin Startup Keeps Marketing Weird With Pinup Calendar
Silicon Hills News
January 29, 2013

Capital Factory Offering One Startup at SXSW $50K + Storage to Relocate
VentureBeat
January 28, 2013

America’s Fastest Growing Cities
Forbes
January 23, 2013

HuffPo Live: The Big Move
The Huffington Post
January 14, 2013

Storage Facilitator Scored Best Storage Blog
Assured Self Storage Blog
January 7, 2013

2012

Storage Trends Quarterly Report on Consumer Trends
Inside Self-Storage
December 12, 2012

How Brands Are Helping Victims of Hurricane Sandy
PR Daily
November 2, 2012

Start-Up Offering Free Storage for D.C. Sandy Victims
Washington City Paper
October 31, 2012

100 Founders Share Their Top “Aha” Moments
Forbes
October 15, 2012

Chuck Gordon Podcast: SpareFoot, The World’s Largest Marketplace For Self-Storage
Entrepreneur Podcast Network
October 8, 2012

7 Awesome Dog-Friendly Companies for National Dog Week
CareerBliss
September 26, 2012

Founder’s Chronicle: Chuck Gordon of SpareFoot
The Agency Post
September 17, 2012

SpareFoot Spares School Supplies For Charitable Campaign
Austin Business Journal
August 31, 2012

Designed Space: SpareFoot Headquarters
Designed Space
August 29, 2012

Santa Clara Native Wins SpareFoot “Spare Funds” Scholarship 
The Santa Clara Weekly
August 29, 2012

Young and Funded: Entrepreneurs Share How To Pitch VCs
YFS Magazine
August 28, 2012

Austin: The Best Place For Your Startup?
Forbes
August 21, 2012

Chuck Gordon & Mario Feghali, Storage Warriors
Nibletz
August 6, 2012

Startup Beat Featured Pitch: SpareFoot
Startup Beat
August 1, 2012

SpareFoot.com Blog (review)
NeueCSS
July 26, 2012

Before Your Start-Up Goes to Boot Camp, Read This (featuring Chuck Gordon)
The Wall Street Journal
July 23, 2012

Startup Makes Charity Social To Help At-Risk Students
Social Hospitality
July 22, 2012

How To Find Customers Via SEO & Biz Dev With Chuck Gordon of SpareFoot
The Startup Slingshot
July 11, 2012

Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Co-Founder Chuck Gordon: Insights On Building A Business
Tech Hustlers
July 3, 2012

Three Local Companies Put Creativity In Their Spaces
Austin American-Statesman
June 27, 2012

Real-World Tales of Starting a Socially Responsible Business
ReadWriteWeb
June 27, 2012

Dedication, Transparency, Zero Politics
M.O.
June 19, 2012

Spotlight on Startups: SpareFoot
Sprout Social Insights
June 7, 2012

Interview with Chuck Gordon
Texas Tech Pulse
June 6, 2012

City Partners With Local Investors To Aid Startups
Your News Now Austin
May 31, 2012

Penske Truck Rental and SpareFoot Team Together For Moving Season
Startup Report
May 29, 2012

Penske Truck Rental and SpareFoot Team Together for Moving Season
MarketWire
May 24, 2012

As Google Tweaks Searches, Some Get Lost in the Web
The Wall Street Journal
May 16, 2012

SpareFoot: Watch Our Code Grow
Texas Tech Pulse
May 15, 2012

SpareFoot Offers Free Tenant-Value Calculator
ExtraSpace Self-Storage Industry News
May 11, 2012

SpareFoot Started With a Guy Who Needed to Store His Stuff
Startup America
April 3, 2012

Putting a New Economy Spin on an Old Economy
American Express Open Forum
April 2, 2012

Movin’ on Up – SpareFoot is Growing and Has New Offices – Interview with Chuck Gordon
FounderBuzz
March 22, 2012

Culture Spotlight: SpareFoot Brings Youth and Passion to Self-Storage
CareerBliss
March 13, 2012

Spare Foot and Uncle Bob’s presents: Spare Beats
CultureMap Austin
March 7, 2012

Chuck and Mario from SpareFoot.com
MetroSeeker
March 7, 2012

The Office Stylist: SpareFoot
The Office Stylist
February 24, 2012

It’s a Seller’s Market for Tech Workers in Austin
KUT Austin, NPR affiliate
February 17, 2012

Geek Athletes Compete at Austin’s Startup Olympics
Silicon Hills News
January 21, 2012

Austin Startups to Compete in First Olympic Games
Austin-American Statesman
January 19, 2012

2011

30 Under 30: Real Estate (Chuck Gordon and Mario Feghali)
Forbes
December 19, 2011

Joe Klein’s Road Trip Day 5: Starting Up With SpareFoot
TIME Magazine Swampland Blog
September 16, 2011

Finding Spare Space With SpareFoot.com
The Austin iLab
September 4, 2011

SpareFoot Launches Free Self-Storage Auction Directory
Inside Self Storage
August 10, 2011

Journal Profile: Chuck Gordon, CEO, SpareFoot Inc.
Austin Business Journal
July 29, 2011

Start-up SpareFoot Makes Self-Storage Fun
Austin Startup Blog
June 23, 2011

Adventures In… Storage? With SpareFoot
About.com Online Business
June 21, 2011

SpareFoot Announces New Partnershops and Growth Milestones
FounderBuzz
May 12, 2011

Hottest Austin Tech Companies: SpareFoot
Lead411
April 26, 2011

SpareFoot Lands $1.5 Million For Online Marketplace For Self-Storage Companies
TechCrunch
March 7, 2011

SpareFoot.com raises $1.5 million in new venture backing
Austin-American-Statesman
March 7, 2011

Need storage? Find it with SpareFoot—which just raised $1.5M
VentureBeat
March 7, 2011

2010

SpareFoot collects $2 million for growth
Austin American-Statesman
June 21, 2010

Brother, Can You Spare A SpareFoot?
AOL Rented Spaces
February 17, 2010

America’s Most Promising Startups: SpareFoot
BusinessWeek
January 5, 2010

2009

Chuck Gordon Interview, CEO of SpareFoot Shares His Start-Up Experience
Retire@21
November 2, 2009

Online Marketplace for Self-Storage Companies
Inside Self Storage
August 31, 2009

Local Web sites offer ways to value, manage possessions in down economy
Austin Business Journal
July 14, 2009

Earn Extra Income By Renting Out Your Excess Space
TreeHugger
June 14, 2009

Capital Factory incubator chooses five startups
VentureBeat
April 22, 2009

Austin’s Capital Factory Incubator Bets on Consumer Startups
New York Times
April 22, 2009

Hard Out Here For A Pimp – Taking out the overpriced middleman in the hunt for storage
Gay List Daily
April 16, 2009

Sellsumers: If Saving is the new spending, then selling is the new saving
Trendwatching.com
April 1, 2009

More ways for consumers to rent out unused space
Springwise.com
March 30, 2009

People Rent Out Extra Space at Home to Make Cash
CBS 2 Los Angeles
March 23, 2009

Homstie is helping people earn extra cash during recession
Examiner.com
March 23, 2009

Homstie.com – Marketplace For Self-storage
Killer Startups
March 17, 2009

Homstie: Renting Storage Space Made Easy
Makeuseof.com
March 16, 2009

Thinking About Going into Real Estate? Simply Clear Out Your Closet
uwemp
March 14, 2009

Homstie: Sell Your Empty Rooms as Storage Space
Mashable
March 12, 2009

Online Market Turns Unused Home Storage Into Cash
CBS 5 San Francisco
March 12, 2009

Sign of the Times: House as Storage Facility
Reality on Reality
March 3, 2009

Homstie Turns Your Unused Space Into Cash
LifeHacker
February 2, 2009

Make and Save Money with Homstie (An Interview)
FreeMoneyFinance
January 28, 2009

Business founders think outside the box
Daily Bruin
January 23, 2009

Rachel does marketing at SpareFoot. Her favorite movie is The Big Lebowski, favorite color is black, favorite food is cheese, and favorite band is the Pixies. She aspires to make self-storage fun and to make her dog and cat cuddle each other.

css.php