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Location:San Francisco, CA
Founded:2008
Markets:travel and hospitality; hotels; travel; online travel

Description

Airbnb is an online community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book accommodation around the world.+ more about Airbnb

Airbnb is a community marketplace for people to list, discover and book unique spaces around the world through mobile phones or the internet. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences at any price point, with over 500,000 listings in 33,000 cities and 192 countries. With a growing community of users, Airbnb also provides an easy way for people to monetize their extra space and showcase it to an audience of millions. Founded in August 2008, Airbnb has acquired several of its competitors, including Accoleo, CrashPadder, NabeWise, and Localmind. Airbnb was founded in August 2008 by Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia, and is currently headquartered in San Francisco, California, USA.

Financing

Status:private
Total Funding:$801.44m+ more funding details
Investors:TPG Growth, T. Rowe Price, Dragoneer Investment Group, SherpaVentures, Founders Fund, CrunchFund, Sequoia Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Digital Sky Technologies, General Catalyst Partners, SV Angel, Y Ventures, Greylock Partners, Eniac Ventures, Y Combinator
DateAmountInvestors
1 / 200920,000Y Combinator. 
4 / 2009600,000Sequoia Capital. Y Ventures. 
11 / 20107,200,000SV Angel. Y Ventures. Greylock Partners. Sequoia Capital. 
7 / 2011112,000,000Andreessen Horowitz. Digital Sky Technologies. General Catalyst Partners. CrunchFund. 
10 / 20126,621,000Andreessen Horowitz. Sequoia Capital. Eniac Ventures. 
10 / 2013200,000,000Founders Fund. CrunchFund. Sequoia Capital. 
4 / 2014475,000,000TPG Growth. T. Rowe Price. Dragoneer Investment Group. SherpaVentures. 

The Airbnb Management Team

Brian CheskyCo-Founder & CEO
Nathan BlecharczykCo-Founder & CTO
Joe GebbiaCo-Founder & Chief Product Officer
Molly TurnerGlobal Head of Civic Partnerships
Dori PinatarDirector General
Mikhail KonoplevManaging Director Russia, CIS & Baltic States
Jia Jih ChaiManaging Director, SE-Asia & India
Sara (Tillim) AdlerDirector - Corporate Development

Airbnb Team's Most Common Backgrounds

Previous organizations:
Twitter. Facebook. SAP. Google. Shopzilla. 
Previous roles:
Software Engineer. Co-Founder & CEO. Team Member. Co-Founder. Advisor. 
Schools:
Technical University of Berlin. Stanford University. Rhode Island School of Design. UC Berkeley College of Engineering. Northwestern University. 
School majors:
Computer Science. Economics. Industrial Design. Mathematics & Computer Science. Bioengineering. 
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