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Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky (Getty, iStock)

Why Airbnb is going public in a pandemic

UPDATED Sept. 22, 2020, 2:40 pm: An industrial design graduate from upstate New York, Brian Chesky wasn’t your typical Silicon Valley CEO when he began thinking in earnest about taking his company public. Nine years...

Why Airbnb is going public in a pandemic
WIll Smith as the Fresh Prince and the Los Angeles mansion (Getty, Airbnb)

Stay at the “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” mansion for $30/night

If you’ve ever wanted to know what it’s like to sit on a throne as the Prince of Bel...

Stay at the “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” mansion for $30/night
Airbnb's Brian Chesky and Bill Ackman (Getty)

Bill Ackman on Airbnb: “I wouldn’t use the word rebuff”

Bill Ackman is no spurned lover. The billionaire investor confirmed his blank-check company tried to strike a deal with...

Bill Ackman on Airbnb: “I wouldn’t use the word rebuff”
Airbnb's Brian Chesky (Getty, iStock)

Airbnb’s IPO roadshow, now in the Zoom waiting room

Airbnb’s IPO roadshow is looking more and more like a staycation. After filing confidential plans to go public last...

Airbnb’s IPO roadshow, now in the Zoom waiting room
Dylan who? Covid shifts focus off celeb-tied short-term rentals

Dylan who? Covid shifts focus off celeb-tied short-term rentals

Sure, F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald once lived in the Montgomery, Alabama, home now available as a short-term rental....

Dylan who? Covid shifts focus off celeb-tied short-term rentals
Airbnb's Brian Chesky (Getty)

Five things to know about Airbnb’s IPO

More than a decade after Brian Chesky rented out a room in his San Francisco apartment, Airbnb made it official this week: The hospitality marketplace is going public. The home-share unicorn, most recently valued...

Five things to know about Airbnb’s IPO
The last Blockbuster in Bend, Oregon (Airbnb)

World’s last Blockbuster for rent on Airbnb

The last remaining Blockbuster video store in the world is getting a new lease on life. Airbnb is turning...

World’s last Blockbuster for rent on Airbnb
Airbnb sues booking guest over unauthorized house party

Airbnb sues booking guest over unauthorized house party

Los Angeles and cities across California have been cracking down on short-term rental “party houses,” and now Airbnb is...

Airbnb sues booking guest over unauthorized house party
Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky (Getty)

Airbnb’s Q2 revenue falls by almost 70%

Airbnb’s revenue fell by a reported 67 percent in the second quarter, as the startup weathered the fallout from a halt in global travel. The company’s quarterly revenue plunged to $335 million — down...

Airbnb’s Q2 revenue falls by almost 70%
Airbnb plans to file for IPO this month

Airbnb plans to file for IPO this month

Airbnb plans to file IPO paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission later this month, a move that would allow the peer-to-peer home-rental giant to potentially sell shares to the public before the end...

Airbnb plans to file for IPO this month
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