Who knows what GamePlanner does, but Airbnb just bought the company. Let's dive in to this and other news from startup land.
Airbnb has acquired a secretive new AI startup, GamePlanner.AI, the company announced this morning. CNBC reports that the purchase price was around $200 million, a figure that TechCrunch was unable to
Samara raised $41 million "to bring high quality ADUs to every backyard in California and beyond." ADUs refer to accessory dwelling units, or more plainly, backyard homes.
Airbnb has given hotels a run for their money with offerings that are often more flexible, sometimes cheaper, and more characterful than their traditional hospitality counterparts. One area where Airb
Multiple studies show that younger generations aren’t buying homes as quickly as their generational predecessors. Yet a relatively new startup, Summer, thinks it can convince this cohort to snat
Even a company the size of Airbnb, it turns out, doesn't have that much data on rule-breaking behavior.
Airbnb is trying to crack down on fake listings by verifying all listings in its top five markets — the U.S., Canada, Australia, the U.K. and France. The company is trying to crack down on fake list
Airbnb, Twilio and Amplitude's earnings together indicate that tech growth is slowing not just for Big Tech, it's across the board.
Airbnb started out of an idea of renting out spare beds and rooms in private homes to people as an affordable alternative to hotels, but as it has scaled it’s spent years going upmarket from tha
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 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 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
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 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 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 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 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 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
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 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