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Airbnb is an online marketplace and hospitality service, enabling people to lease or rent short-term lodging including vacation rentals, apartment rentals, homestays, hostel beds or hotel rooms. The Company does not own any lodging; it is merely a broker and receives percentage service fees from both guests and hosts in conjunction with every booking.
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HQSan Francisco, US
Employee Ratings3.9

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2019)10,267(+5%)
Job Openings294
Revenue (Y, 2017)$2.6 B(+74%)

Key People/Management at Airbnb

Brian Chesky

Brian Chesky

Co-Founder, CEO, Head of Community
Joe Gebbia

Joe Gebbia

Co-Founder & CPO
Nathan Blecharczyk

Nathan Blecharczyk

Co-Founder, CSO, Chairman of Airbnb China
Belinda Johnson

Belinda Johnson

Beth Axelrod

Beth Axelrod

Vice President of Employee Experience
Rob Chesnut

Rob Chesnut

General Counsel
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Airbnb Office Locations

Airbnb has offices in San Francisco, Washington, Seattle, Portland and in 22 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
888 Brannan Street
New York, US
627 Broadway
Portland, US
34 NW 1st Ave
Seattle, US
1601 5th Ave
São Paulo, BR
Rua Capote Valente 1443
Toronto, CA
101 College St, Suite 120
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Airbnb Financials and Metrics

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Airbnb Revenue

Airbnb's revenue was reported to be $2.60 b in Y, 2017 which is a 73.3% increase from the previous period.

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Airbnb Operating Metrics

Dec, 2015Y, 2015Jul, 2016Dec, 2016Y, 2016Jun, 2017Nov, 2017Dec, 2017Feb, 2018Dec, 2018

Guest Arrivals

40 m80 m160 m260 m

Guests (New Year)

1.10 m2 m3 m3.70 m

Active Cities

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Airbnb Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
GaestJanuary 28, 2019
TroolyJune 16, 2017
TiltFebruary 23, 2017$12 m
Luxury RetreatsFebruary 10, 2017$200 m
Deco Software
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Airbnb Online and Social Media Presence

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Airbnb News and Updates

Pre-IPO companies like Uber and Airbnb could 'test the waters' with investors sooner under new SEC proposal

The Securities and Exchange Commission is taking new steps to help pre-IPO companies like Uber and Airbnb get feedback from institutional investors. A new rule proposed Tuesday would let larger private companies consult with institutional investors before filing IPO paperwork with the SEC. Current…

The CEO of a recruiting-software company that works with Slack, Airbnb, and Venmo says there's a simple way to stand out among a sea of talented applicants

Boost your chances of landing the job you want by staying active in your community and building your personal brand. That's according to Daniel Chait, the CEO of recruiting-software company Greenhouse. For example, you might contribute to open-source projects on Github, attend Meetup events for pe…

How I got banned for life from AirBnB

A few months ago, I received a cryptic message from AirBnB that sounded like something straight out of the Black Mirror episode with Jon Hamm. Dear Jackson, We regret to inform you that we’ll be unable to support your account moving forward, and have exercised our discretion under our Terms of Servi…

Twilio and SendGrid CEOs explain how deal will help them serve customers like Airbnb

Jim Cramer hears from the CEOs of Twilio and SendGrid after the companies' recent tie-up.

Paris sues Airbnb for running illegal rental ads

The city of Paris is suing tourist rental platform Airbnb for allegedly running illegal advertisements. The city is on a crackdown on Airbnb properties that are unregistered with the court.As part of the latest efforts, the city mayor, Anne Hidalgo, told Le Journal du Dimanche that Airbnb will witne…

Paris is suing Airbnb for illegal listings

Paris is one of the most popular destinations for Airbnb, but the city's authorities are at odds with the company. The mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, announced on Sunday the city would be suing Airbnb to the tune of $14 million, due to the alleged listing of 1,000 illegal rentals. SEE ALSO: No, you…
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Airbnb Company Life and Culture

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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 10,267 employees.

  • What is Airbnb revenue?

    Latest Airbnb annual revenue is $2.6 b.

  • What is Airbnb revenue per employee?

    Latest Airbnb revenue per employee is $253.2 k.

  • Who are Airbnb competitors?

    Competitors of Airbnb include Expedia, Trivago and Booking.com.

  • Where is Airbnb headquarters?

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

  • Where are Airbnb offices?

    Airbnb has offices in San Francisco, Washington, Seattle, Portland and in 22 other locations.

  • How many offices does Airbnb have?

    Airbnb has 26 offices.