Tech

Airbnb, last valued at $18 billion, has confidentially filed for an IPO

Airbnb on Wednesday confidentially filed its paperwork for an initial public offering. Though it could still postpone or cancel the IPO, the move is the biggest indicator yet that it plans to go public this year. The filing was widely anticipated. CEO Brian Chesky told employees last month Airbnb was […]
Airbnb, last valued at $18 billion, has confidentially filed for an IPO
Tech

Airbnb’s CEO compared the coronavirus crisis to Hurricane Maria, saying its business will bounce back, just as it did after the storm that ravaged Puerto Rico

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on Monday promised hosts that the company’s business will bounce back following the coronavirus pandemic, saying that it has weathered crises before. He pointed to what happened after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico; thousands more property managers are offering accommodations via Airbnb now than they were […]
Airbnb’s CEO compared the coronavirus crisis to Hurricane Maria, saying its business will bounce back, just as it did after the storm that ravaged Puerto Rico
Tech

$31 billion Airbnb announces plan to go public in 2020

Airbnb on Thursday announced it plans to go public in 2020. The startup did not specify a timeline beyond “during 2020.” Airbnb has not clarified whether it has confidentially filed its S-1 IPO paperwork, which would include basic financial information for potential investors to consider. An Airbnb spokesperson declined to […]
$31 billion Airbnb announces plan to go public in 2020
Strategy

8 job interview strategies used by successful executives

While many successful executives have favourite interview questions, others have general strategies they prefer to use for each job candidate. From asking for a classic elevator pitch to posing brain teaser questions, here are a few strategies used by execs such as Salesforce’s Marc Benioff and Airbnb’s Brian Chesky. Visit […]
8 job interview strategies used by successful executives
Tech

How to dress like a tech billionaire for $200 or less

Silicon Valley executives may not be known for their fashion sense, but many of them have high-end taste. Mark Zuckerberg gets his signature grey T-shirts custom-made by an Italian designer; Evan Spiegel prefers $US450 sneakers; and everyone from Satya Nadella to Sundar Pichai to Kevin Systrom has been spotted in […]
How to dress like a tech billionaire for $200 or less
Tech

HE SHOULD HAVE FINISHED HIS SMOOTHIE: How One VC Passed On A 2,500X Return

[credit provider=”Flickr/Wootang01″ url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mckln/2744886843/”] Airbnb, an online marketplace for renting out rooms and homes, is a $2.5 billion company, according to Bloomberg. But in the company’s early days, Airbnb founder and CEO Brian Chesky had a hard time convincing investors to back his company. 
HE SHOULD HAVE FINISHED HIS SMOOTHIE: How One VC Passed On A 2,500X Return
Tech

Airbnb Could Soon Do $1 Billion A Year In Revenues

[credit provider=”Owen Thomas, Business Insider”] Airbnb, the online marketplace for spare rooms and other unconventional lodging, is poised for rapid growth, according to Michael Pachter, an analyst at Wedbush Securities.In a recent Forbes cover story on Airbnb, Pachter estimated that Airbnb rented 12 million to 15 million room-nights in 2012. Pachter […]
Airbnb Could Soon Do $1 Billion A Year In Revenues
Tech

Brian Chesky Talks About His Biggest Mistake With Airbnb

[credit provider=”Vator.tv”] Brian Chesky, co-founder and CEO of Airbnb was just on stage at the Fortune Brainshare show in Aspen, Colo.Airbnb recently passed a major milestone. It has booked 10 million nights around the world, and it’s rapidly expanding into new countries.
Brian Chesky Talks About His Biggest Mistake With Airbnb
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