Brian Sharples

  • HomeAway co-founder Brian Sharples takes the helm of Twyla (for now)

    HomeAway co-founder Brian Sharples takes the helm of Twyla (for now)

    Twyla, a nearly three-year-old, venture-backed startup that collaborates with artists to create exclusive prints for sale at its site, has a new CEO. In June, Brian Sharples — who founded the 10-year-old, vacation rental marketplace HomeAway, acquired in 2015 for a whopping $3.9 billion by Expedia — quietly took the helm of the young company. Read More

  • HomeAway Woos Hotel Haters, Debuts iPhone App

    HomeAway, the Austin based provider of short-term rental property listings, services for vacation rentals by owner, and search and review tools for travelers debuted its first mobile app today. An iPhone app, it was developed by Mobiata, the Ann Arbor based creators of FlightTrack and TripDeck (popular travel apps for iPhone, also available on iPad, RIM, Android and Palm devices). HomeAway… Read More