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Published September 6, 2022

About This Episode

In just a moment, you’ll meet Vinny Breslin, founder of Uplisting — one of the industry’s leading short-term rental software & channel manager platforms. 

Vinny was born and raised in Ireland. If you were to stumble into his room as a young kid, you might find Vinny taking apart a computer or a radio.

When he was 14 years old, he started building websites and was pleasantly surprised when he learned that people would pay him to do such.

He went to school for civil engineering and after graduation started working for a SaaS startup building products and services for the travel industry. 

And it was during this season in his life where he started thinking about starting his own company in the hospitality management space. 

Tune in to hear the entertaining story of how Vinny Breslin brought Uplisting to life. 

Explore Uplisting here.

Follow Vinny on Twitter here

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This week's episode is brought to you by Mount.

A few months ago, Gabby and I stayed at a quintessential beach cottage in San Diego. 
 
The home was just 3/4 of a mile from the beach — perfect biking distance, right?
 
There was only one problem — the home didn’t come with bikes, and the nearest bike rental shop was fully committed throughout our stay. 
 
We really wanted bikes — so much so that we asked our host if she knew anyone personally that we might be able to rent bikes from. Alas, she did not. 
 
Today, I want to introduce you to a company who is solving for this very problem.  Meet Mount — a platform that enables STR hosts to transform their homes into full-fledged vacation experiences. 
 
Mount let’s you rent just about anything to your guests — bikes, scooters, golf carts, kayaks, and even private chefs and masseuses! 
 
With the simple scan of a QR code, guests can explore all of the rental amenities you have to offer. Guests can browse, book, and access anything you make available in a matter of seconds. 
 
Mount makes it easy for guests to access anything additional they might need during their stay, and for STR hosts to increase their revenue per booking. 
 
Oh, and if you don’t have a bike or scooter to rent, no problem — Mount can provide one for you.
 
Learn more about how you can earn more via your STR with Mount and get your first month free by emailing the Mount team at help@RentMount.com 

 

About the Host

Zach Busekrus

Co-Founder of Sponstayneous

Zach is the Co-Founder of Sponstayneous, a weekly newsletter that brings subscribers the best last-minute deals and upcoming steals on Airbnb. When COVID hit, he and his wife Gabby broke out of the lease on their 750-square foot apartment in Washington, DC to beta test the digital nomad lifestyle. Zach and Gabby have spent the past year living full-time on Airbnb — they've stayed in 50+ homes to date! 

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