Airbnb

Airbnb is an online marketplace that allows users to explore and book rental homes and apartments. Read more

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Airbnb

Airbnb is an online marketplace that allows users to explore and book rental homes and apartments. Read more

Brian Chesky's photo - Co-Founder & CEO of Airbnb

Co-Founder & CEO

Brian Chesky

CEO Approval Rating

82/100

Founded:

2007

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyNASDAQABNB

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Booking.com is Airbnb's #1 competitor. Booking.com is a Private company that was founded in 1996 in Amsterdam, Other. Booking.com is in the Application Software industry. Compared to Airbnb, Booking.com has 12,035 more employees.

KAYAK is seen as one of Airbnb's biggest rivals. KAYAK was founded in Stamford, Connecticut} in 2004. KAYAK competes in the Travel Agency field. Compared to Airbnb, KAYAK generates $3.4B less revenue.

Priceline is one of Airbnb's top competitors. Priceline is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut, and was founded in 1997. Priceline is in the Internet Software field. Priceline generates 1.23% the revenue of Airbnb.

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Airbnb Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$3.7B

Airbnb's revenue is the ranked 3rd among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 1.1B. Over the last three quarters, Airbnb's revenue has grown by 238.5%. Specifically, in Q4 2020's revenue was $1.1B; in Q3 2020, it was $1.3B; in Q2 2020, it was $334.8M.

Airbnb Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Urbandoor, Inc.

Aug 2019

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undisclosed
Urbandoor is an online marketplace that allows corporate professionals to search and book for furnished apartments.
Hotel Tonight, LLC

Mar 2019

Source »
undisclosed
HotelTonight develops an online hotel-booking service that offers hotel deals and on-demand booking services for travelers.
Gaest

Jan 2019

Source »
undisclosed
Gaest is an online marketplace that allows users to search and book venues for meetings, workshops and photoshoots.
Luckey SAS

Dec 2018

Source »
undisclosed
Luckey is an online platform that allows users to search and book for rental properties.
Accomable

Nov 2017

Source »
undisclosed
Accomable is an online travel platform that enables travelers to find disabled accessible hotels, vacation rentals and apartments.

These are all the companies that Airbnb has acquired. Airbnb has acquired 21 companies and its latest acquisition was Urbandoor, Inc. in Aug 2019. Urbandoor is an online marketplace that allows corporate professionals to search and book for furnished apartments.

Airbnb Funding History

Since Airbnb was founded in 2007, it has participated in 15 rounds of funding. In total Airbnb has raised $10.0B. Airbnb's last funding round was on Dec 2020 for a total of $3.4B

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

IPO
Dec 2020
$3.4B

Debt
Apr 2020
$1B
Equity
Apr 2020
$1B
Equity
Aug 2019
$25.9M
-
Equity
Apr 2019
$201.6M
-

Since Airbnb was founded in 2007, it has participated in 15 rounds of funding. In total Airbnb has raised $10.0B. Airbnb's last funding round was on Dec 2020 for a total of $3.4B

Airbnb Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Zeus is an online platform that allows users to search and rent furnished homes.
$55M
Dec 08, 2019
Series B
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Tiqets is an online application that allows individuals to buy tickets for museums, holiday destinations and entertainment shows.
$60M
Oct 28, 2019
Series C
-
Atlas Obscura is an online travel magazine that publishes travel articles, videos and stories.
$19.1M
Jun 18, 2019
Equity
-
Lyric owns, leases and manages a chain of apartments that offers lodging, hospitality, and dining services for business travelers.
$160M
Apr 16, 2019
Series B
-
OYO is a hospitality company that owns and operates a chain of leased and franchised hotels, vacation homes and workspaces.
$100M
Feb 13, 2019
Series E
-

These are all the companies that Airbnb has invested in. Airbnb has invested 21 companies and its latest investment was Urbandoor, Inc. in Aug 2019. Urbandoor is an online marketplace that allows corporate professionals to search and book for furnished apartments.

Airbnb News

April 29, 2021Timmins Today

Airbnb sees promise in rural Canada as company slowly rebuilds from pandemic lull

When the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the world last year, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky watched business... See more »
April 27, 2021MarketScreener

European travel may soon be an option for vaccinated Americans

(marketscreener.com) Americans who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may soon be able to add Euro... See more »
April 27, 2021Markets Insider

Airbnb To Benefit From Changes To Travel Forced By Pandemic - Needham Initiates Coverage With $210 Price Target

Airbnb Inc (NASDAQ: ABNB) is positioned to capture more travel share as its powerful network effect s... See more »
April 27, 2021Entrepreneur

Hilton, Marriott, Airbnb and more companies to invest 2.5 billion dollars in tourism in Mexico

Industry giants gather at the WTTC global summit in Cancun to reactivate global tourism.... See more »
April 22, 2021Destination Thailand News

One Year of Traveling From Home with Airbnb Online Experiences

One year ago, Airbnb launched Online Experiences to create new and meaningful ways for people to trav... See more »
April 21, 2021Short Term Rentalz

Airbnb launches $8m Athlete Travel Grant

Worldwide: Airbnb has launched its Airbnb Athlete Travel Grant to support the travel and accommodatio... See more »
April 19, 2021Phys

Airbnb hosts in college towns hike up prices game days to deter rival fans

Airbnb hosts in college towns increase their listing prices much more than hotels when there are home... See more »

Airbnb Blogs

February 18, 2019Airbnb Blog

Destination Guide: The King Valley

We turn to the local experts, our hosts, to find out more about this secret slice of Italy nearly 10,... See more »
January 29, 2019Airbnb Blog

Rohan Bopanna's Guide to Melbourne: Tennis Pro Shares His Travel Tips

Tennis Star, Rohan Bopanna shares travel tips for Melbourne.The post Rohan Bopanna's Guide to Melbour... See more »
January 24, 2019Airbnb Blog

Last-Minute Accommodations for the Big Game in Atlanta

As close to 1 million visitors get ready to descend on Atlanta for the Big Game, Airbnb reveals accom... See more »
January 23, 2019Airbnb Blog

Game, Set, Match, Stay: Perfect Your Tennis Serve With Airbnb

As we enter the home stretch of the first tennis Grand Slam of 2019, channel your inner tennis pro an... See more »
January 16, 2019Airbnb Blog

Headed to Jaipur Literature Festival? Airbnb Has Got You Covered

Airbnb Homes for your Jaipur Lit Fest getawayThe post Headed to Jaipur Literature Festival? Airbnb Ha... See more »
December 14, 2018Airbnb Blog

Airbnb Reveals the 19 Destinations to Visit in 2019

Pondicherry, India makes it to Airbnb list of 19 destinations to visit in 2019The post Airbnb Reveals... See more »
December 13, 2018Airbnb Blog

Hosts on Airbnb Capture the Magic of Home-sharing in Special Greeting Cards

The card series is the fruit of a partnership between Barcelona hosts and La Casa de Carlota, whose t... See more »

Airbnb Press Releases

January 12, 2021PR Newswire

ABNB) CEO Brian Chesky will participate in a keynote at the 2021 Reuters NEXT summit on January 14, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Airbnb, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABNB) announced today that Brian C... See more »
January 5, 2021EIN Presswire

Airbnb Has COVID and Should Be on a Respirator

Is Airbnb valuation overheated? Airbnb (NASDAQ:ABNB) SILICON VALLEY, CA, USA, January 5, 2021 /⁨EINPr... See more »
December 15, 2020EIN Presswire

Airbnb IPO Hides Disturbing Danger to Investors Relating to Israel Boycott

RED LEVEL, AL, USA, December 15, 2020 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Two years ago, Airbnb announced that th... See more »
November 18, 2020centralcharts

Helping Hospitality Professionals Find Investment To Buy Their Own Airbnb - A New P2P Service Connecting Rentrepreneurs with Investrepreneurs

Helping Hospitality Professionals Find Investment To Buy Their Own Airbnb - A New P2P Service Connect... See more »
September 29, 2020TopWire News

Jamal Hill and the Swim Up Hill Organization Champion Swim Education as Human Right through Air B&B

Los Angeles Aquatics Leaders and Influencers Convene for a Succinct Plan on Serving 2-4x More of the ... See more »
September 15, 2020News n Releases

Lorie McBrien departs Airbnb and joins Vector Travel | NewsnReleases

Lorie will lead Vector's national expansion in delivering its turnkey hospitality solution to more co... See more »
August 14, 2020WebProNews

Every Crisis Should Lead To A New Point Of Innovation

WebProNewsAirbnb CEO: Every Crisis Should Lead To A New Point Of InnovationWe said every single oppor... See more »

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Airbnb Headquarters

888 Brannan Street

San Francisco, California94103

1-415-800-5959

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Airbnb Summary

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Overview

Airbnb is an online marketplace to list, discover, and book rental homes, apartments, and rooms. Airbnb has over 1,500,000 listings in 34,000 cities and 190 countries. Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia, and Nathan Blecharczyk founded Airbnb in August 2008. Air...

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Airbnb's Co-Founder & CEO, Brian Chesky, currently has an approval rating of 82%. Airbnb's primary competitors are Booking.com, KAYAK & Priceline.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Airbnb

  1. When was Airbnb founded?

    Airbnb was founded in 2007
  2. Who is Airbnb's CEO?

    Airbnb's CEO is Brian Chesky
  3. How much revenue does Airbnb generate?

    Airbnb generates $3.7B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Airbnb have?

    Airbnb has historically raised $10B in funding
  5. Where is Airbnb's headquarters?

    Airbnb's headquarters is in San Francisco California, USA
  1. How many employees does Airbnb have?

    Airbnb has 5,465 employees
  2. What sector does Airbnb operate in?

    Airbnb is in Internet Software
  3. Who are Airbnb's competitors?

    Airbnb's top competitors are Booking.com, KAYAK, Priceline
  4. Who has Airbnb invested in?

    Airbnb's has invested in companies such as Zeus Living, Tiqets, Atlas Obscura