Airbnb

Roami takes on Airbnb with creativity, grit and $14M

It takes a special kind of gumption to wake up in the morning and say “You know what? I can do better than Airbnb,” but that’s what Andreas King-Geovanis did with Roami. The company

Airbnb is banning people associated with prohibited users as a safety precaution

Airbnb is banning people who are associated with prohibited users as a safety precaution, according to a new report from Motherboard. If a user is banned because they are associated with a person Airb

Airbnb posts a record Q4 as travel recovers post-pandemic

Airbnb is raking in the dough. The company reported a record Q4 today, beating its previous benchmark both in terms of revenue and net income. In Q4, Airbnb’s revenue grew 24% year over year to

Sequoia reveals in filing how much is sitting in its Sequoia Capital Fund (and yes, it’s a lot)

Almost a year ago to the day, the 50-year-old investing powerhouse Sequoia Capital announced that it had reorganized itself around a singular, permanent structure: The Sequoia Capital Fund. Now, thank

Airbnb is rolling out a toggle to show you price inclusive of all fees

Airbnb is rolling out a new toggle to show you the price, inclusive of all fees (before taxes), for your stay instead of showing you a per-night price. This means you won’t have to go to the boo

Airbnb is helping find renters an apartment so they can Airbnb it

Airbnb really wants you to Airbnb an apartment. So its latest step is to find renters a place, which they can also list on the travel booking platform. Today, the company introduced a new program call

Airbnb rolls out a host of new perks for hosts

Airbnb has more than 4 million hosts managing accommodations and experiences on its platform. Now, as it looks to drive more bookings, it’s on the hunt for more. After introducing a major redesi

Airbnb will soon show prices inclusive of all fees in search results

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky said today that the company is refining its search to show the total price, inclusive of fees — like the increasingly controversial cleaning fees — in the search re

Tesla appoints Airbnb co-founder to board

Tesla has appointed Airbnb co-founder and billionaire Joe Gebbia to its board of directors, according to a securities filing. Gebbia, a designer who co-founded Airbnb, officially joined the board Sept

Can this startup solve the HR headache that is digital nomads? It just raised $12M to try

In the new era of remote and hybrid working, companies need to manage people who either relocate or work remotely. For obvious reasons, that has created a huge headache for HR directors. Back in 2014,

Dubai-based Stake raises $8 million to let people across the globe invest in local properties

Dubai-based startup Stake is offering retail investors from across the globe the opportunity to buy fractions of rental property in UAE’s marquee city and earn regular income. The startup, founded i

Daily Crunch: Google will unplug its IoT Core service in August 2023

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Airbnb launches ‘anti-party’ tech to spot potential rule-breakers at the point of booking

After permanently banning parties and events on all Airbnb listings in June, the company is hardening its anti-party stance by launching new screening tools in the U.S. and Canada. The firm’s &#

Guesty books $170M to double down on property management tools for Airbnb and other rental platforms

Platforms like Airbnb have boomed with more consumers (and business users) than ever before keen to stay in private properties when traveling or working away from their usual home base. That’s a

4 principles for building an MVP even if you can’t write a single line of code

If you haven’t found a technical co-founder or freelancer to build your MVP, here are four principles that will help in the meantime.

Startups have to pay back all that equity compensation someday

All that stock that is paid out in worker comp to preserve cash is really just an IOU to investors that the shares will get bought back eventually.

Will a weaker euro lead to greater US investment in European startups?

A strong dollar makes deals in Europe potentially cheaper for American investors and could make selling abroad more attractive to euro-denominated startups.

How to run growth marketing during a recession

How does one build, scale and navigate the headwinds of a recession, especially as consumer behavior changes dramatically?

Daily Crunch: Amazon wades deeper into healthcare with its $3.9B purchase of One Medical

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Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia steps back from leadership role

Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia today announced he’s stepping down from his position at the company he helped launch more than a decade ago. In a letter to employees also published to Airbnb’
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