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Airbnb is a company that provides an online marketplace and hospitality services. It enables consumers to lease or rent short-term lodging, including vacation rentals, apartment rentals, homestays, hostel beds, and hotel rooms. The company allows users to book accommodations for various time periods via its websites and mobile apps.
TypePrivate
Founded2008
HQSan Francisco, US
Websiteairbnb.com
Employee Ratings3.9
Culture scoreB

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (May 2020)14,610
Job Openings8
Revenue (Y, 2018)$3.6 B(+39%)

Key People/Management at Airbnb

Brian Chesky

Brian Chesky

Co-founder, CEO, Head of Community
Joe Gebbia

Joe Gebbia

Co-founder & Head of Samara
Dave Stephenson

Dave Stephenson

Chief Financial Officer
Nathan Blecharczyk

Nathan Blecharczyk

Co-Founder, CSO, Chairman of Airbnb China
Beth Axelrod

Beth Axelrod

Vice President of Employee Experience
Rob Chesnut

Rob Chesnut

Chief Ethics Officer
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Airbnb Office Locations

Airbnb has offices in San Francisco, Miami, New York, Portland and in 26 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
888 Brannan St
Miami, US
Miami, FL, USA
New York, US
627 Broadway
Portland, US
34 NW 1st Ave
San Francisco, US
650 7th St, San Francisco
San Francisco, US
999 Brannan St 4th Floor, San Francisco
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Airbnb Financials and Metrics

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Airbnb Revenue

Airbnb's revenue was reported to be $3.60 b in Y, 2018 which is a 38.5% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q4, 2019)

1.1b

EBITDA (Q4, 2019)

(276.4m)

Market valuation

35.0b

Cash (31-Mar-2019)

3.5b
Annual
USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015EY, 2016Y, 2017Y, 2018

Revenue

8.4m52.8m250.0m423.0m900.0m1.5b2.6b3.6b

Revenue growth, %

740%529%69%113%67%73%38%

Sales and marketing expense

1.1b

Operating expense total

Half Year
USDH1, 2019

Net Income

(1.4b)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2016Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q4, 2019E

Revenue

500.0m1.0b640.0m700.0m1.0b839.0m1.2b1.7b1.1b

Cost of goods sold

280.0m

Gross profit

559.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

67%
USDQ1, 2019

Cash

3.5b
USDY, 2019

Revenue/Employee

77.6k
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Airbnb Operating Metrics

Dec, 2015Y, 2015Jul, 2016Dec, 2016Y, 2016Jun, 2017Nov, 2017Dec, 2017Feb, 2018Dec, 2018Feb, 2019Aug, 2019Sep, 2019Jan, 2020Apr, 2020May, 2020

Guest Arrivals

40 m80 m160 m260 m500 m500 m500 m750 m

Guests (New Year)

1.10 m2 m3 m3.70 m

Active Cities

34 k65 k33 k81 k100 k100 k100 k100 k100 k

Countries

192 192 191 191 220 220 220
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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 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

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky predicts a wildly different future of travel and living, and it sounds pretty great

Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb, predicts that after the pandemic, there's going to be a big change in the reason people travel: They will be traveling for fun, not for work. Previously, people have traveled for work and entertained themselves on screen. That's a pattern he predicts is about to invert…

PE giant Silver Lake that backed Alibaba, Airbnb, others takes Reliance Jio closer to IPO

Reliance Jio has earned its second foreign investment in two weeks. This is the company's pre-IPO stage, and more equity deals are lined up.

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How Much Can Airbnb Damage the Mortgage Market?

Report: Airbnb raises $1B more in debt to weather bookings plunge

Airbnb Inc. has taken out a $1 billion line of credit to help it cope with the sharp plunge in travel bookings brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, multiple publications reported late Tuesday. The loan marks the second tranche of capital the company has raised in recent weeks. On April 6, Air…

Airbnb now offers virtual ‘travel’ experiences to keep you entertained at home

Airbnb has introduced Online Experiences, a new way for people to connect, travel virtually and earn income during the COVID-19 crisis. With communities around the world staying home to protect their health, people can’t undertake routine activities like going to work, exercising or pursuing a pass…

The 2008 financial crisis heralded giants like Uber and Airbnb. We asked top investors what they are looking for during a downturn.

The market downturn and increased uncertainty surrounding the impact of the coronavirus pandemic has seen startup investors pull term sheets, slash valuations, and pull out of deals. Many startups are laying off staff and risk closure — but some will thrive in challenging circumstances.  Major t…
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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 Dave Stephenson.

  • How many employees does Airbnb have?

    Airbnb has 14,610 employees.

  • What is Airbnb revenue?

    Latest Airbnb annual revenue is $3.6 b.

  • What is Airbnb revenue per employee?

    Latest Airbnb revenue per employee is $246.4 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, Miami, New York, Portland and in 26 other locations.

  • How many offices does Airbnb have?

    Airbnb has 32 offices.