In the latest episode of the ShortTermRentalz podcast, we speak to Jon Staff, founder and CEO of cabin rental startup Getaway, about the shift in demographics of travellers staying in cabins, Getaway's $41.7 million Series C funding round in February, the growing focus on wellness retreats in outdoor hospitality, and the startup's upcoming 'Labor Week' initiative for its staff. This podcast is kindly sponsored by Flywire.
The Benefits of Unplugging, Maintaining Balance as a CEO, and Mandatory Vacation Days with CEO and Founder of Getaway, Jon Staff
I Can't Wait To Tell You
On today's episode of I Can't Wait To Tell You, I got to sit down and talk to Jon Staff, the CEO and Founder of Getaway.Some things we get into in this episode are:-The story of Jon’s own personal burnout by 25 that led him to start Getaway-The metaphysical, physical and spiritual benefits of unplugging -Jon’s inspiring self-care practices and tactics to maintain balance as a CEO-20 Mandatory Days Off at Getaway...and so much more.To grab your NED CBD head to the link below or use "CASEY15" at checkout for your discount AND free shipping!https://helloned.com/?utm_source=ICan%27tWaitToTellYou&utm_medium=PodcastTo check out Getaway, you can head to their website:https://getaway.houseTo check out Jon's books, you can go to:https://www.amazon.com/Getting-Away-Everyday-Practices-Always-ebook/dp/B082H279DXhttps://www.amazon.com/How-Get-Away-Overcrowded-Always/dp/1732748101For more with me and the show, you can go to Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/casey_edward/https://www.instagram.com/icantwaittotellyou.podcast/Thank you for listening!
E05: Finding Balance in Our Always-On World w/ Jon Staff
In this episode, we are joined by Jon Staff, Founder, and CEO of Getaway – a network of tiny cabins surrounded by beautiful places scattered all over the United States. A Getaway retreat provides you the time, space, and permission to disconnect so that you can recharge and reconnect to who and what matters most.Jon will share a brief history of how Getaway came to be and the philosophy that guides it all. You'll also be among the first to hear about the opening of Getaway’s newest location and the release of Jon's new book. You won’t want to miss this one.
Episode 132: Jon Staff - Founder and CEO of Getaway
The VentureFizz Podcast
Welcome to Episode 132 of The VentureFizz Podcast, the flagship podcast from the leading authority for jobs & careers in the tech industry.For this episode of our podcast, I interviewed Jon Staff, Founder and CEO of Getaway.With today’s always-connected and always-on world, I think most people would agree that disconnecting is good for the mind, body, and soul. This is exactly the business that Jon has created, an environment where you can disconnect in one of their tiny cabins that are situated in nature a couple of hours from a major city. The goal is to let you recharge and spend time on the things that matter, like ourselves and our relationships.Jon is a serial entrepreneur. We actually wrote a story about prior company called Favecast on VentureFizz several years ago. Getaway ended up being the right idea, as the company recently announced a $22.5M Series B round of funding and is scaling aggressively.In this episode of our podcast, we cover lots of topics, like:-The interesting places Jon has lived including the basement of a frozen yogurt shop.-The details on his background, including where his work ethic came from and the multiple companies he started.-What led him down the path of founding Getaway and how the company got started.-His experience pitching Getaway on Shark Tank and the impact it had on the company’s business.-Advice for building a great brand.-The challenges of building a team in the early days of a company.-And so much more.Did you know that every Monday morning, we send out two weekly digest emails? There is one for Boston and one for NY. It is your weekly email to stay connected to all the “must-know” information from the local tech scene. It includes information on companies, jobs, events, deals and more. Go to venturefizz.com/email and look for the “Weekly Tech Buzz” to sign up.Lastly, if you like the show, please remember to subscribe to and review us on iTunes, or your podcast player of choice!
This week on Out of Office: A Travel Podcast, Kiernan talks to Jon Staff, the cofounder of travel start-up Getaway, which strives to get people to disconnect from technology and unwind in the woods. You’ll learn why Getaway goes out of its way to place its tiny cabins in places that Jon describes as “no place special.” Also, Ryan sings the praises of radioactive tourism. Things we talked about in today’s podcast: Museum of American Finance - https://www.moaf.org/ Getaway - https://getaway.house/ Chernobyl tourism - https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/chernobyl-tv-tourist-attraction/index.html “Everything and Everywhere” by Marc Martin -https://www.amazon.com/Everything-Everywhere-Fact-Filled-Adventure-Globe-Trotters/dp/1452165149
How I Raised It - The podcast where we interview startup founders who raised capital.
Produced by Foundersuite.com, "How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with Jon Staff of Getaway which designs micro-cabins and tiny house rentals that offer customers an escape from their everyday lives (www.getaway.house).In this episode, Jon talks about being transparent vs. being cynical when raising capital, how the pitch evolved between Seed, Series A and Series B, why capital structure matters (especially with an "asset heavy" business like his), raising from PE firms, and much more.The Company raised $22.5 million through the combination of debt and Series B venture funding in a deal led by Starwood Capital Group. L Catterton, Tamarisc Ventures, Rough Draft Ventures, Purple Arch Ventures, Fueled, Alumni Ventures Group, Blue Ivy Ventures, Green D Ventures, The Graduate Syndicate, Harvard i-lab, Tom Rutledge, Rameet Chawla, Aaron Vomberg and Charles Clinton also participated in the round.This series is produced by Foundersuite, makers of software to raise capital and manage investor relations. Foundersuite users have raised over $1.2 Billion since 2016. Learn more at www.foundersuite.com.
On the first episode of The Getaway Podcast, hosts Jon and Pete introduce themselves and describe their very personal connection to the idea of creating a counterbalance in their own lives. They’ll talk about their own experiences with burnout and starting a company, plus give us some hard data on why working to regain balance is so important at this moment in history.
There is nothing tiny about the vision of Jon Staff, our guest this week. And, “impressive” does not even begin to describe what he and his team have created for their guests. If you’re lucky enough to live in Boston or New York, you have no doubt heard about this amazing new way to unplug and unwind in one of Getaway’s tiny houses. So many of us live such harried lives. So many of us get caught up in our day to day lives and don’t make downtime a priority. We know we should, but there are so many details to work out; which is oddly ironic, isn’t it? And while many people in the tiny house movement don’t need convincing of the value of simplicity, many do. Picture this. It’s been months since you did something just for you. So you decide to splurge and book a weekend in a tiny house in the mountains. You don’t even know where it is, really. But on Friday morning you receive an email with a song list. You listen and unwind as you find your way to your weekend oasis. Once you arrive, you find everything you need to do nothing; even the firewood and some groceries. There is no wifi, no TV, and a lockbox for your cell phone. We don’t know about you but the podcast crew can’t wait till Getaway “gets” to the West Coast and we too can live this tiny weekend-off-the-beaten-path dream. Thank you, Getaway House, for making downtime more accessible and making us think twice about spending another weekend tethered to our cell phones.https://getaway.house/