Airbnb is nominated for the Best Design at INCmty on Nov 17, 2016  


11 Acquisitions
Total Equity Funding
$2.95B in 9 Rounds from 35 Investors
San Francisco, California
Airbnb is an online community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book accommodations around the world.
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Marketplace, Travel, Travel Accommodations, Sharing Economy, Hospitality

Company Details


Airbnb is a community marketplace for people to list, discover and book unique spaces around the world through mobile phones or the internet. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences at any price point, with over 2M listings in 34K cities and 192 countries.

With a growing community of users, Airbnb also provides an easy way for people to monetize their extra space and showcase it to an audience of millions.

Founded in August 2008, Airbnb has acquired several of its competitors, including Accoleo, CrashPadder, NabeWise, and Localmind.

Airbnb was founded in August 2008 by Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia, and is currently headquartered in San Francisco, California, USA.

Funding Rounds (10) - $3.95B

DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Sep, 2016$555.46M / Private Equity2
Jun, 2016$1B / Debt Financing4
Nov, 2015$100M / Private Equity1
Jun, 2015$1.5B / Series E13
Apr, 2014$475M / Series D$10B6
Oct, 2013$200M / Series C5
Jul, 2011$112M / Series B8
Nov, 2010$7.2M / Series A8
Apr, 2009$600k / Seed2
Jan, 2009$20k / Seed1

Acquisitions (11)

Sep 19, 2016Cash
Apr 13, 2016Unknown
Sep 29, 2015Unknown
Sep 11, 2015Unknown
Dec 2, 2014Unknown
Dec 1, 2012Unknown
Oct 3, 2012$575k (terms undisclosed)
Jul 24, 2012Cash
Jul, 2012Unknown
Mar 20, 2012Unknown

Investments (2)

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Feb, 2015$3M / Series A
Oct, 2013$200M / Series C

Current Team (78)


Products (1)

  • Rent unique places to stay from local hosts in 190+ countries.

Competitors (24)

  • 9flats is a private community of people renting and letting short term accommodation to each other.
  • Alterkeys is a community marketplace where people list and book unique accommodations around the world.
  • is TUI's international vacation rental portal serving travellers and rental owners in Europe and elsewhere
  • Couchsurfing is a travel community connecting a network of travelers, adventure seekers, and lifelong learners to share their experiences.
  • Flat4Day is the leading network of vacation rentals, holiday homes, furnished apartments and villas in Europe, Turkey.
  • FlatClub is a marketplace for trusted medium term stays - from a few weeks to a few months
  • FlipKey is a vacation rental marketplace that enables users to find and book a place to stay through its web platform.
  • Gogobot's mission is to help people discover places to stay, eat, and play.

Partners (1)

  • SolarCity is a provider of solar energy services to homeowners, businesses, government and non-profit organizations.

Offices/Locations (1)

  • Headquarters

    888 Brannan Street

    San Francisco, California 94103

    United States

Past Team (45)


Upcoming Event Appearances (2)


November 17, 2016 - November 19, 2016

Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

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Awards (1)

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