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.
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
9,053 (est)+2%
Airbnb was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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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, Rome, Shanghai, Madrid and in 37 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
888 Brannan Street
Seattle, US
1601 5th Ave
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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.

Revenue (Y, 2017)

2.6 b

Revenue growth (Y, 2016 - Y, 2017), %


EBIT (Y, 2017)

93 m

Market valuation

31 b
USDY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016Y, 2017


1 m7 m25 m100 m250 m500 m900 m1.5 b2.6 b

Revenue growth, %



(150 m)93 m

EBIT margin, %

USDY, 2017


405.4 k
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Airbnb Operating Metrics

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

Guest Arrivals

40 m80 m160 m260 m

Guests (New Year)

1.10 m2 m3 m

Active Cities

34 k65 k33 k


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Airbnb Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Trooly (20)June 16, 2017
Tilt (972)February 23, 2017$12 m
Luxury Retreats (290)February 10, 2017$200 m
Deco Software
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Human Capital Metrics

Airbnb's employees are reported to be approximately 44% female and 56% male.
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Airbnb Online and Social Media Presence

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Airbnb News and Updates

'India key growth market for Airbnb as it aims to reach 1bn global users'

For online hospitality services platform Airbnb, the Indian market is of strategic importance as the company targets a global user-base of one billion by 2028 from the current 300 million, according to a company official.

Business travellers turn to shared accommodation with ‘Airbnb for Work’

Airbnb has reported a sizable increase in bookings via its corporate travel platform proving that companies are turning to shared homes for their accommodations. The post Business travellers turn to shared accommodation with ‘Airbnb for Work’ appeared first on Travel Daily Media.

Move Over, Uber and Airbnb. These Are the Hottest Companies in San Francisco

You might not have heard of these thriving businesses, but they should be on your radar.

Airbnb pledges $10 million to New York charities

Airbnb this morning announced the launch of A Fair Share. The initiative promises to donate $10 million to seven organizations, including The New York Immigration Coalition, New York Mortgage Coalition, New York State Rural Housing Coalition Inc., Win, GMHC, CSNYC and Abyssinian Development Corporat…

Airbnb is in a price war with, and taking advantage of that fact can save you a ton of money

Home-rental service Airbnb is now directly competing with travel booking sites like, Expedia, and others, as all of the sites have both traditional hotel listings and non-traditional apartment and home listings on their platforms. As the companies' strategies for growth converge, I've …

Airbnb and Niido to Open as Many as 14 Home-Sharing Apartment Complexes by 2020

Airbnb and Niido to Open as Many as 14 Home-Sharing Apartment Complexes by 2020
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Airbnb Company Life and Culture

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