Interesting Fact: Even though it’s the biggest accommodation provider in the world, Airbnb doesn’t own any actual real estate.
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- CEO: Brian Chesky
- Product: Peer-to-peer travel lodging platform
- Founded by Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia & Nathan Blecharczyk in August 2008
- Employees: 3,100
- Headquarters: San Francisco, California
- Market Cap: $31 billlion
Much like most of the tech companies on this list, Airbnb launched a successful product years ago that has transformed an entire feature of the global economy. This time, though, it’s with the short-term lodging sector. With this peer-to-peer platform, users can stay in other people’s homes instead of a hotel or other type of accommodation. While Airbnb is planning on going public, the CEO just announced that it won’t be happening in 2018.
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