The Missed Airbnb Investment, Now Worth $250 Million

At SXSW, Brian Chesky, co-founder and CEO of Airbnb, reminisced about the difficulties of building a business.

Photographer: David Paul Morris

Airbnb Chief Executive Officer Brian Chesky still crashes on couches. The difference is that now, Chesky, the co-founder of the service that lets people rent out rooms and homes online, doesn’t have to.

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