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Jacob Wedderburn-Day


Degree:

BA Economics & Management

Location:

UK

Industry:

Leisure, Travel & Tourism

Year:

2015

Fresh out of Keble College, Jacob and two friends started a business. It took a year for the idea to take shape – and then suddenly CityStasher took off. Three Oxford economists turned entrepreneurs are now shaking up the world of left luggage, an industry which arguably has never been shaken up before, and isn’t really sure what to do now that it’s being shaken.

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Posted by: on June 13, 2017

What it means to go the extra mile

Featuring a letter from an old couple that will make you melt The Letter. Skip to the bottom to see it in context. The other day, we received a large delivery. We were trying to figure out what to do with it as the delivery man wheeled the shrink-wrapped block of boxes into the office. We decided […]

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Posted by: on April 21, 2017

How we raised a £100k seed round with a single cold email

When people find out you run a startup, one of the first things they ask is, “Have you raised any money and how did you do it?”. We always like to joke that we raised our seed round with a single cold email. But actually, it’s a true story, and as I told more people, […]

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