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April 27, 2015 12:58 AM ET

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Company Overview of Airbnb, Inc.

Company Overview

Airbnb, Inc. operates an online community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book accommodations worldwide online or from a mobile phone. The company allows people to rent out their extra space and showcase it to audience. Airbnb, Inc. was formerly known as AirBed & Breakfast, Inc. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in San Francisco, California.

888 Brannan Street

4th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94107

United States

Founded in 2008

Phone:

415 728 0000

Fax:

415 728 0000

Key Executives for Airbnb, Inc.

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer
Head of Global Hospitality
Director of Customer Support
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Airbnb, Inc. Key Developments

Airbnb Not Seeking IPO, Confirms Co-Founder

Joe Gebbia, Co-Founder of Airbnb, Inc. dismissed the rumor that Airbnb might be considering to go for an Initial Public Offering. Joe Gebbia said, "It's not on the cards at all. The focus is on growing the business. That's the best use of our time right now."

Airbnb Teams Up with Rio Games to Provide Rooms for Fans

Organizers of next year's Rio Olympics and Airbnb signed a partnership agreement to provide thousands of fans with a place to stay during the three-week event. The deal will see Airbnb provide 20,000 rooms during the first Games in South America but as many as 80,000 could be made available.

Airbnb Announces Expansion Plans in Dublin

Airbnb has made an announcement on its staffing strategy to boost its workforce in Dublin significantly in order to efficiently meet augmented demand for its business. The firm, a room rentals website, has stated that it has decided to sign up 200 new personnel in the next couple of months. Once the move is accomplished, the company will have an employee fleet of 500 people in Dublin and it has plans to maintain both the offices in the Irish capital. Recently it has inked a lease deal for a new office complex in The Warehouse building on Hanover Quay in Dublin, which will be ready in a 14-month period. The company will create the new 40,000 square foot building on the place of a dilapidated warehouse, which was developed in the 19th century. The newly announced positions will be across the areas of customer service, human resources, finance, trust and safety and IT.

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