Airbnb how to travel from 3 people to the global short rental Empire

enrichment view

Airbnb: air accommodation (Air Bed and Breakfast). An accommodation across 30 thousand city, serving the global hostel booking platform. Hold on to the pain points of the travel community, through 600 thousand different homes, apartments, tree houses, cabins, castles, ice huts, and everything else you can imagine.

also show the social circle, those meaningless, immutable and frozen hotel? Do you feel shy, too not to force the grid. As the forefront of the trend in the people, has long been ignored in these traditional tourist accommodation. For them or the world, what is really needed is a new travel experience, while the desire to have a personality, creative travel experience.

Airbnb: air accommodation (Air Bed and Breakfast). An accommodation across 30 thousand city, serving the global hostel booking platform. Hold on to the pain points of the travel community, through 600 thousand different homes, apartments, tree houses, cabins, castles, ice huts, and everything else you can imagine. Bring a new feeling to the user, in the next destination, there is a place, there is a door, when you come to meet you, let you feel the city is not so strange, so you have a home feeling.

one, how to travel from 3 people to the global short rental Empire

life forced out of the Idea

October 2007, the Rhodes Island School of design graduates Joe · jambias (Joe Gebbia) and Brian · Cheski (Brian Chesky) dwelling in a loft in San Francisco, a meeting that the design world will be held in San Francisco, but the local hotel rooms have been booked. Brian and Qiao Lingguang flash, decided to rent the inflatable mattress without designer, and provide breakfast. Within a week, they placed three people, earning thousands of dollars.

what would it be like to book someone else’s home like a hotel reservation?

Brian and Joe realize that this is a good business model. Landlords can make full use of idle resources, tenants can also experience the same service home. So, they decided to do a web site, so that people with similar situations can enjoy this personalized service. Soon after, the third co founders, a Nathan · Brink Zik (Nathan Blecharczyk) to join.

2008, Airbnb online. Since then, Airbnb SXSW conference held in Texas, the United States to promote the Airbnb, which is known as the site of the star products.

started from 2009 $600 thousand seed round financing, after the A round 7> in 2010