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Airbnb is a provider of a vacation rental online marketplace. The company offers a website and mobile app that enables travelers to search for and book vacation home rentals and travel experiences for solo journeys, family vacations, and business trips, as well as to add events to their itinerary, message hosts, and get directions. Its solution allows hosts to share their extra space or lead experiences, update their listing and calendar availability, prepare a host guidebook, message guests, and manage reservations.

TypePrivate
Founded2008
HQSan Francisco, US
Websiteairbnb.com
Employee Ratings4.1
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)5,465(-24%)
Job Openings138
Revenue (FY, 2019)$4.8 B(+32%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Airbnb

Brian Chesky

Brian Chesky

Co-Founder & CEO
Joe Gebbia

Joe Gebbia

Co-Founder & Head of Samara
Nathan Blecharczyk

Nathan Blecharczyk

Co-Founder, CSO, Chairman of Airbnb China
Dave Stephenson

Dave Stephenson

Chief Financial Officer
Beth Axelrod

Beth Axelrod

Vice President of Employee Experience
Alex Schleifer

Alex Schleifer

Chief Design Officer
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Airbnb Office Locations

Airbnb has offices in San Francisco, New York, Seattle, Washington and in 15 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
888 Brannan St
New York, US
627 Broadway
San Francisco, US
650 7th Street
Seattle, US
720 Olive Way
Washington, US
Washington, DC, USA
Sao Paulo, BR
Rua Aspicuelta, 422 - Vila Madalena, Suite 51A
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Airbnb Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2008

Airbnb total Funding

$5.8 b

Airbnb latest funding size

$1 b

Time since last funding

8 months ago

Airbnb investors

Airbnb's latest funding round in April 2020 was reported to be $1 b. In total, Airbnb has raised $5.8 b. Airbnb's latest valuation is reported to be $35 b.
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Airbnb Revenue

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Airbnb's revenue was reported to be $4.81 b in FY, 2019 which is a 31.6% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2020)

1.3b

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

1.1b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

83.1%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

219.3m

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

418.7m

Market valuation

35.0b

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

2.7b

EV

34.6b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

2.6b3.7b4.8b

Revenue growth, %

71%43%32%

Cost of goods sold

647.7m864.0m1.2b

Gross profit

1.9b2.8b3.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

642.8m903.4m1.3b839.0m1.2b1.6b841.8m334.8m1.3b

Cost of goods sold

202.8m218.3m227.3m280.6m313.5m308.7m277.8m161.2m227.3m

Gross profit

440.0m685.2m1.0b558.4m900.2m1.3b564.1m173.6m1.1b

Gross profit Margin, %

68%76%82%67%74%81%67%52%83%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

2.9b2.1b2.0b

Current Assets

5.9b6.6b

PP&E

309.4m301.3m

Goodwill

289.9m652.1m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2020

Cash

2.7b

Current Assets

7.2b

PP&E

261.2m

Goodwill

653.8m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(70.0m)(16.9m)(674.3m)

Depreciation and Amortization

79.3m82.4m114.2m

Accounts Payable

11.8m29.8m75.7m

Cash From Operating Activities

251.2m595.6m222.7m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2019Q3, 2020

Net Income

(322.8m)(696.9m)

Depreciation and Amortization

76.3m93.4m

Accounts Payable

19.2m(106.1m)

Cash From Operating Activities

419.1m(490.6m)
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

399.5k

Financial Leverage

-10.7 x
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Airbnb Operating Metrics

Airbnb's Rooms was reported to be 4 m in Nov, 2017.
Jul, 2016Y, 2016Jun, 2017Nov, 2017FY, 2017Feb, 2018Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Feb, 2019Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Aug, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Jan, 2020Q1, 2020Apr, 2020May, 2020Q2, 2020Sep, 2020Q3, 2020Nov, 2020

Gross Bookings

$21 b$7.70 b$7.70 b$7.50 b$29.40 b$10 b$9.80 b$9.70 b$38 b$6.80 b$3.20 b$8 b

Nights and Experiences Booked

185.80 m250.30 m326.90 m

Countries

192 192 191 191 220 220 220 220 220

Rooms

2.30 m3 m4 m
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Airbnb Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
UrbandoorAugust 05, 2019
HotelTonightMarch 07, 2019
GaestJanuary 28, 2019
Luckey HomesDecember 11, 2018
AccomableNovember 16, 2017
AdBasisNovember 16, 2017
TroolyJune 16, 2017
Deco SoftwareMay 02, 2017
Deco SoftwareMay 02, 2017
TiltFebruary 23, 2017$12 m
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Airbnb Revenue Breakdown

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Airbnb revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 36.8% from United States and 63.2% from International

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Airbnb Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

78/100

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Airbnb Online and Social Media Presence

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Airbnb Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    72/100

  • CEO Rating

    A

    78/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    67/100

  • Diversity

    B

    73/100

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Airbnb News and Updates

IPO Report: Airbnb IPO: 5 things to know about the home-rental company as it potentially seeks $1 billion from Wall Street

Airbnb Inc. had to put its plans for an initial public offering on hold in the spring because of COVID-19, but after a bounceback from customers tired of sheltering in the same place for months, it is aiming to potentially raise $1 billion in an IPO by the end of the year.

At $30 Billion Valuation, Airbnb Stock Will Pop On Its IPO

Airbnb's CEO showed resilience when the pandemic sent its value plummeting. This bodes well for investors who wait until after the IPO dust settles to buy its stock.

Airbnb reveals financials — A top Goldman dealmaker is leaving — Data-sharing deal

Summary List Placement The long-awaited Airbnb S-1 finally dropped last night. Here's a roundup of what you need to know: Airbnb said in its IPO filing that its search results have been hurt by Google launching its own travel-comparison tools Airbnb's three founders have put two unusual twists o…

Airbnb has navigated the pandemic better than its rivals — but the company's uncertain future depends heavily on forces beyond its control (ABNB)

Summary List Placement Airbnb made its initial public offering documents available to the public Monday, revealing $696.6 million in losses during the first three quarters of what has been a tumultuous year for the company. At one point, Airbnb's bookings in Beijing — an early COVID-19 hot-spot as …

Airbnb reveals deeper loss ahead of stock market float

Airbnb today revealed it has suffered deeper losses this year as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, as it unveiled The post Airbnb reveals deeper loss ahead of stock market float appeared first on CityAM.

Airbnb refunded $1 billion in bookings this year

With travel slow and borders closed, the pandemic has hit the leisure industry hard. Airbnb offered the latest details about its business in its S-1 IPO filing.
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Airbnb Blogs

Airbnb is Giving the Gift of Online Experiences to Spread Cheer this Season

Beginning November 20, guests can redeem a code for $25 USD off any Online Experiences hosted on December 1. The post Airbnb is Giving the Gift of Online Experiences to Spread Cheer this Season appeared first on Airbnb Newsroom.

Meet the Parents and Kids Who Co-Host Together

These mother-daughter duos have teamed up to make their guest stays even more welcoming. The post Meet the Parents and Kids Who Co-Host Together appeared first on Airbnb Newsroom.

Celebrating Our Creative and Resilient Hosts

Since the beginning, creatives of all kinds have been a vital, vibrant part of the Airbnb host community, sharing their talents and homes to earn income to support their work. The post Celebrating Our Creative and Resilient Hosts appeared first on Airbnb Newsroom.

Airbnb and the IOC Awarded Deal of the Year by Sport Industry Awards

One year since the start of a major partnership, Airbnb and the International Olympic Committee are honored with a prestigious Sport Industry Award. The post Airbnb and the IOC Awarded Deal of the Year by Sport Industry Awards appeared first on Airbnb Newsroom.

Host Earnings Fueling Home Improvements in 2020

Meet the hosts spending some of their hosting income on home improvements. The post Host Earnings Fueling Home Improvements in 2020 appeared first on Airbnb Newsroom.

Airbnb Welcomes the First Bollywood Hosts

Bollywood super couple Gauri and Shah Rukh Khan open their New Delhi home on Airbnb. The post Airbnb Welcomes the First Bollywood Hosts appeared first on Airbnb Newsroom.
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Airbnb Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Airbnb founded?

    Airbnb was founded in 2008.

  • Who are Airbnb key executives?

    Airbnb's key executives are Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia and Nathan Blecharczyk.

  • How many employees does Airbnb have?

    Airbnb has 5,465 employees.

  • What is Airbnb revenue?

    Latest Airbnb annual revenue is $4.8 b.

  • What is Airbnb revenue per employee?

    Latest Airbnb revenue per employee is $879.3 k.

  • Who are Airbnb competitors?

    Competitors of Airbnb include Booking Holdings, VRBO and HomeAway.

  • Where is Airbnb headquarters?

    Airbnb headquarters is located at 888 Brannan St, San Francisco.

  • Where are Airbnb offices?

    Airbnb has offices in San Francisco, New York, Seattle, Washington and in 15 other locations.

  • How many offices does Airbnb have?

    Airbnb has 21 offices.