• How Airbnb went from renting air beds for $10 to a $30 billion hospitality behemoth

    2 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Happy 10th anniversary Airbnb .
    When we first wrote about the company a decade ago, it was a spare website cobbled together by its founders for the low low price of $20,000.
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    In the years since, the marketplace Airbnb created has radically transformed the rental landscape in cities, created an entirely new hospitality market and surged to a valuation of roughly $31 billion.
    We researched the number of airbeds sold every year because that's how big we thought Airbnb could become.
    - Brian Chesky August 12, 2018
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