Airbnb

Airbnb

Airbnb

Overview
Date Founded

2008

Headquarters

888 Brannan Street,4th floor,San Francisco, CA 94103

Type of Company

Private

Employees (Worldwide)

1,001 - 5,000

Industries

Internet Software & Services
Other Business & Consulting Services
Holding Companies
Consumer Services
Hotels, Resorts, and Cruiselines

Company Description

Airbnb, Inc. operates an online community marketplace for travelers. It allows individuals to showcase, discover, and book accommodations for various time periods. The company was founded by Brian Chesky, Nathan Blecharczyk and Joe Gebbia in August 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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In The News
Australian Financial Review
December 11, 2018
Greasy walls, yet fully booked
Australian Financial Review
December 11, 2018
Accor unfazed by glut, Airbnb
Philadelphia Inquirer
December 10, 2018
Supreme court in Pa. to take on rentals
Chicago Tribune
December 10, 2018
Trusting travel reviews
Executives & Employees

Co-Founder

Co-Founder

Co-Founder

Chief Financial Officer

Interim Chief Financial Officer

Chief Operating Officer

General Counsel

Head, Global Policy & Public Affairs

Head of Design

Vice President, Experiences

Board of Directors

Co-Founder at Airbnb

Chairman & Managing Director at General Catalyst LLC

Former Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Secretary at Pixar Animation Studios, Inc.

Co-Founder at Airbnb

Co-Founder at Airbnb

General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz LLC

Partner at Sequoia Capital

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Recent Transactions
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Airbnb purchases Accomable Ltd.

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Airbnb purchases Local Content, Inc.

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Airbnb purchases Trooly, Inc. from Bain Capital Ventures LP

Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

Advised onAirbnb purchases Local Content, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onAirbnb purchases Accomable Ltd.

Legal Advisor

Advised onGeneral Catalyst LLC, Sequoia Capital, FirstMark Capital LLC, Y Combinator LLC, YVentures, Andreessen Horowitz LLC, Airbnb, Eniac Ventures, Inc., DST Global (Mgmt), ACE & Company purchase Vacaleo GmbH

Associate

Advised onGeneral Catalyst LLC, Sequoia Capital, FirstMark Capital LLC, Y Combinator LLC, YVentures, Andreessen Horowitz LLC, Airbnb, Eniac Ventures, Inc., DST Global (Mgmt), ACE & Company purchase Vacaleo GmbH

Legal Advisor

Advised onGeneral Catalyst LLC, Sequoia Capital, FirstMark Capital LLC, Y Combinator LLC, YVentures, Andreessen Horowitz LLC, Airbnb, Eniac Ventures, Inc., DST Global (Mgmt), ACE & Company purchase Vacaleo GmbH

Legal Advisor

Advised onAirbnb purchases Localmind, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Advisor

President Emeritus at Harvard University

Consultant

Head, Global Policy & Public Affairs at Airbnb

Investments
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Resy Network, Inc. develops an online mobile application for restaurants reservations. It builds operations software for the modern restaurant, using technology to redefine hospitality. The company was founded by Benjamin Leventhal, Gary Vaynerchuk, and Michael Montero in 2014 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Investors
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TCMI focuses exclusively on investments in the information technology sector. The firm is particularly interested in the following industries within the information technology sector: (1) the Internet (2) financial technology (3) infrastructure and communications (4) software and services and (5) business services and (6) healthcare technology. Companies should have exceptional management teams, address large market opportunities and have significant revenue traction.TCMI provides growth capital to technology companies including later-stage public and private companies. The firm participates in minority growth equity investments and provides capital for shareholder liquidity, acquisition financings, buyouts and other majority transactions, PIPEs and other public market transactions and full or partial recapitalizations. Investments range from $20 million to over $200 million. For larger transactions, TCMI may leverage their base of limited partners, many of whom have the ability to make sizeable co-investments alongside the firm. The firm invests across North America and in select international transactions.

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Sequoia Capital invests in seed to early stage companies. The firm focuses on energy, financial services, healthcare, Internet, mobile and technology sectors. Within the energy sector, the firm seeks to partner with start-ups focused on the alternative energy, conventional energy, energy efficiency, energy storage and energy services markets.

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CapitalG makes investments in consumer and dynamic enterprise companies. The firm focuses on companies that drive disruption in their markets by harnessing long-term technology trends. The firm provides financing for growth equity capital requirements.

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Next Fifteen Communications Group Plc Other Business & Consulting Services | LONDON, GL

Next Fifteen Communications Group Plc provides communications services. The company includes agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications. Next Fifteen Communications Group was founded by Thomas W. Lewis and Mark Adams on August 12, 1981 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Awards & Honors
2014
World Economic Forum - Technology Pioneers