Airbnb, the hot online room (and sublet) reservation startup, this morning announced that it has teamed up with business incubator Springstar to define a strategy for international expansion, confirming rumors that kept the German tech blogosphere busy the past weekend.
Springstar in a press statement said it will be providing strategic guidance in the expansion of Airbnb’s international operations in select markets around the world, but did not specify which markets.
It already provides such guidance to a number of companies scattered all over the world, including Russia’s KupiVIP, Turkey’s Markafoni and Brazil’s Brandsclub.
Founded in August 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique spaces around the world – online or from a mobile phone. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for month, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences, at any price point, in more that 26,000 cities and 192 countries. And with world-class customer service and a growing community...