Projects tagged: INFRASTRUCTURE # Airbnb


Airbnb is an online community marketplace for people to list, discover and book accommodations around the world. It was founded by Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia and Nathan Biecharcyzk in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco.

FACTS (some)

#1 Airbnb launched as Air Bed & Breakfast, referring to the founders’ initial idea of placing mattresses on living room floors as an alternative to hotel rooms

#2 In 2014, New York threatened to ban Airbnb and many citizen-led ballot initiatives aimed to limit Airbnb rentals.

#3 In 2012, the company acquired Nabe-Wise, a city guide that aggregates information about specific locations, and Localmind, a location-based question.and-answer platform that allows users to post questions about specific locations online


Frederique Pisuisse,   Saemundur Thor Helgason,  

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Cosmos Carl