Airbnb

Airbnb

Airbnb provides an online platform for listing, searching and booking rental accommodations.

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Timeline

December 9, 2020
Keep in mind, outsized funding rounds like Airbnb's $1 billion private equity round announced in April and the United Kingdom-based Travelport International's $500 million private equity round announced in June have skewed some of the monthly totals in terms of U.S.-based and global funding.
September 2020
Airbnb launches an initiative to prevent guests from booking homes on extremely short notice in their home cities.
August 19, 2020
Airbnb Announces Confidential Submission of Draft Registration Statement

Filing an S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is among the first steps in bringing company shares to public markets.

August 13, 2020
Airbnb revenue tumbles 67% to $335 million in Q2.
April 6, 2020
Airbnb raises $1 billion in new funding as it grapples with devastation from the coronavirus pandemic. The private equity giant Silver Lake and the investment firm Sixth Street Partners led the investment.
September 19, 2019
Airbnb makes an announcement that is plans to go public in 2020.

September 15, 2019
Airbnb announces that as of 15 September, 2019, hosts have earned more than $80bn sharing their homes and spaces on the company's website.
August 5, 2019
Airbnb announces the acquisition of Urbandoor.
April 15, 2019
Airbnb completes the acquisition of HotelTonight.
April 1, 2019
Airbnb invests in Indian start-up OYO's series E funding round

Airbnb has invested in Indian hotel reservation start-up OYO's series E funding round, as it dives deeper into the hotel-booking business.

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Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
Airbnb Series A round
7,200,000
November 10, 2010
7 Results
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Adrian Cleave

Employee

Akbar Thobhani

Employee

Alain Barmaimon

Investor

Alexander Davis

Employee

Allison Bransfield

Employee

Amanda Mulay

Employee

Amy Chiu

Employee

Andres 'Andy' Schabelman

Employee

Andrew Vilcsak

Employee

Ankit Rai

Employee

Ann Montgomery

Employee

Anudeep Makireddi

Employee

Ashley Batz

Employee

Ashton Kutcher

Investor

Ashwin Krishnan

Employee

Avie Tevanian

Investor

Balder

Employee

Barry Kwok

Employee

Beau Haugh

Employee

Benjamin Liese

Employee

Bradford Strickland

Employee

Brent Boone

Employee

Brian Armstrong

Employee

Brian Chesky

Founder

Carly Chamberlain

Employee

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Further reading

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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Anna Tims
January 17, 2021
the Guardian
Customers who obey the rules and abandon UK trips have lost thousands as it puts the onus on its 'hosts' to pay
Kim Lyons
January 16, 2021
The Verge
Short-term rental site VRBO does not plan to cancel reservations in the DC area during the inauguration, even though competitor Airbnb has already done so. VRBO said in a blog post it was "encouraging hosts to cancel bookings during this time," but stopped short of a blanket cancellation.
Jamie Ditaranto
January 15, 2021
Business Insider
Dreaming about a local getaway? Here are the most wish-listed unique Airbnbs in every state, including tree houses, tiny homes, and more.
Reuters
January 15, 2021
@bsindia
Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky predicted travel would permanently change due to the pandemic with people seeking out thousands of smaller cities and spending more time visiting friends and family
Reuters
January 14, 2021
CTVNews
Airbnb Chief Executive Officer Brian Chesky on Thursday predicted travel would permanently change due to the pandemic with people seeking out thousands of smaller cities and spending more time visiting friends and family.
Mara Leighton
January 14, 2021
Business Insider
We rounded up the best first Valentine's Day gifts for new couples that are low key but still show you care.
Brittany Chang
January 14, 2021
Business Insider
According to Jeff Cavins, cofounder and CEO of Outdoorsy, 44% of all of the business the company has ever had happened last year amid the pandemic.
Aarian Marshall
January 14, 2021
Wired
Residents and city officials traumatized by last week's unrest fear a repeat for Biden's inauguration.
Anthony Ha
January 13, 2021
TechCrunch
Airbnb takes a big step to avoid violence at the inauguration, Intel gets a new CEO and Affirm goes public. This is your Daily Crunch for January 13, 2021. The big story: Airbnb cancels all DC bookings during inauguration week Airbnb said today that "in response to various local, state and federal officials asking people [...]
Isabel Thottam
January 13, 2021
Business Insider
Hawaii is open to visitors with a negative COVID-19 test, but hotels there are still pricey. Here are the best Hawaii Airbnbs for a cheaper option.
By James Clayton
January 13, 2021
BBC News
The company is worried accommodation in Washington could be used by extremists.
The Associated Press
January 13, 2021
CTVNews
Airbnb says it will be blocking and cancelling reservations in the Washington, D.C. area during the week of the presidential inauguration.
Jonathan Shieber
January 13, 2021
TechCrunch
Airbnb won't be hosting anyone in Washington DC during the week of the Presidential Inauguration, the company said in a statement. Brian Chesky took to Twitter to confirm the company's move on Wednesday even as lawmakers in the nation's Capitol were moving ahead with a historic vote to impeach President Donald Trump for a second [...]
Reuters
January 13, 2021
@bsindia
Airbnb said it had banned from its platform some individuals who were found to have ties with hate groups or were involved in last weeks deadly storming of the U.S. Capitol
Jacob Kastrenakes
January 13, 2021
The Verge
Airbnb has blocked and canceled reservations in the DC metro area following reports of "armed militias and known hate groups" that want to disrupt the inauguration. Regional officials have asked people not to travel for the event.
Brittany Chang
January 13, 2021
Business Insider
Airbnb says the move was to prevent hate groups from disrupting President-Elect Joe Biden's inauguration.
Gené Teare
January 13, 2021
Crunchbase News
Startups closed out 2020 in a much stronger position than the one they started the year in, with global venture funding up 4 percent year over year to $300 billion.
Wendy Gould
January 12, 2021
Business Insider
We rounded up the best Phoenix Airbnbs, from sprawling homes with private pools and desert views to bungalows in historic neighborhoods.
Jay Peters
January 12, 2021
The Verge
Ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on January 20th, Airbnb has announced policies to prevent the violent mob that attacked the US Capitol on January 6th from returning to Washington, DC.
Airbnb, Inc.
January 12, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Airbnb, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABNB) announced today that Brian Chesky, CEO, will participate in a keynote at the 2021 Reuters NEXT summit on January...
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