Brett Chauviere

Move Over, Spielberg: SpareFoot Made a Short Film!

By Jenny Zhang   July 18, 2013


In 1979, Francis Ford Coppola dragged his cast and crew to the sweltering jungles of the Philippines to create what would become widely acknowledged as one of the greatest films of all time, “Apocalypse Now.” In 2013, an Austin startup had the same dream. Sort of.

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A Startup’s Guide to Staying Productive (Especially When There’s Free Beer)

By Jenny Zhang   April 10, 2013


Being productive and efficient is more than just an admirable quality for startups; it’s an absolute must, especially when most don’t have as many resources or employees as the bigger guys. But with all of the free beer, open office layouts and distractions from emails, social media and co-workers, how can a startup stay constantly productive? I asked the highly prolific employees of SpareFoot to share some of their tips and strategies for staying focused even when the email notifications just don’t stop and the Solo cup runneth over.

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Meet The SpareFeet: Breezy Does It

By John Donegan   August 16, 2012

Hailing from Baytown, TX, SpareFoot account manager Brett, aka Breezy, has been making music for a couple of years now. He recently wrote and performed a SpareFoot rap for Austin Business Journal’s Best Places To Work awards, and of late he’s been slowing his beats down for the forthcoming R&B mixtape “Breezy Does It,” tentatively scheduled for an early 2013 release.

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Adventures In Storage, Episode 2: Bram

By Rachel Greenfield   June 27, 2011

Welcome back to the self-storage blog reality series that will change the game forever. From the people who didn’t bring you Storage Wars or Auction Hunters comes a new mixed-media series, chronicling the adventures of 18 Internet start-up nerds on a quest to master their own product. It works like this: Duos of SpareFoot employees move a pile of weird, disturbing and occasionally hazardous items from one storage facility to the next around Austin. Each team adds their own stuff to the pile along the way, and everyone gets to experience self-storage and figure out how our site can make storage easier for future customers. Boom.

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