The Small Business Sessions (S5E10): The best friends who built 'the Airbnb of luggage'

The Small Business Sessions (S5E10): The best friends who built 'the Airbnb of luggage'
Dan Martin
Dan MartinDan Martin Content & Events

Posted: Wed 18th Aug 2021

It's time for episode 10 in series five of the Small Business Sessions, Enterprise Nation's podcast sponsored by Starling Bank.

Running a travel-focused business during a pandemic is quite the challenge. In January 2020, Anthony Collias and Jacob Webberburn-Day, co-founders of Stasher, a platform that connects travellers with places to store their bags, had raised $2.5 million in funding and moved into their first private office. Then March happened.

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On this week's Small Business Sessions podcast

In this must-listen episode, the entrepreneurs talk to journalist Dan Martin about:

  • the impact of the coronavirus pandemic

  • building a minimum viable product

  • how a cold email led to a £100,000 investment

  • their tips for working with a co-founder

  • partnering with major chains

  • ...and loads more!

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Dan Martin
Dan MartinDan Martin Content & Events
I'm a freelance content creator and event host who helps small businesses and the organisations that support them. I'm also Enterprise Nation's Local Leader for Bristol. I have 19 years of experience as a small business journalist having interviewed hundreds of entrepreneurs from billionaires like Sir Richard Branson to the founders behind brand new start-ups. I've worked for a range of leading small business publications and support groups, most recently as head of content at Enterprise Nation where I was responsible for the prolific output of content on the company's blog and social media. I now freelance for Enterprise Nation including hosting the Small Business sessions podcast. I'm based in Bristol where I run and host regular events with the local small business community in my role as Enterprise Nation's Local Leader for Bristol. I also have strong connections with other major business organisations in the south west region. In total, I've hosted over 100 events including conferences with an audience of hundreds for international brands like Xero and Facebook and live web chats from inside 10 Downing Street. With my partner, I co-run Lifestyle District, a lifestyle blog focused on culture, art, theatre and photography.

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