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trust between strangers as well as providing detail on of the obstacles the company had to overcome alongbetween strangers as well as detail on some of the obstacles the company had to overcome along the Including the struggle to find initial funding the threat from competition and how the company staved of the infamous Samwer brothers battles with various regulators and dealing with bad press when things inevitably went wrongOne thing that uickly becomes apparent is the sense of greater purpose above and beyond any profit driven motive behind the company s pursuits and how this purpose has become embedded throughout the culture Encapsulated by a restatement to the company s mission in 2014 to create world where anyone can belong anywhereThis has undoubtedly bee. Y's 'unicorn' startupsYet the company has not been without controversy disrupting a 500 billion hotel industry makes you a few enemies This is also a story of regulators who want to shut it down hotel industry leaders who want it to disappear and neighbourhoods that struggle with private homes open for public rental But beyond the headlines and the horror stories Airbnb has changed the terms of travel for a whole generation where a sense of belonging has built
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Nathan Blecharczyk rented airbeds to strangers at their apartment in San Francisco out of necessity to fund their upcoming rentBlecharczyk rented airbeds to strangers at their apartment in San Francisco out of necessity to fund their upcoming rent From these grass roots this discovery eventually evolved into the travel behemoth you will recognise todayAirbnb is a business fuelled by trust and the book covers how the. 'An engrossing story of audacious entrepreneurism' Charles Duhigg'Captures the remarkable journey of Airbnb exceedingly well' Reid Hoffman'fast paced fun dive into one of the seminal firms of our time' Rana Foroohar In 2008 two broke art school graduates and their coder whiz friend set up a platform that in less than a decade became one of the largest provider of accommodations in the world Now valued at 31 billion Airbnb is in the very top tier of Silicon Valle. N a ey driver behind the company s success and management s inherent focus on doing right by its stakeholders shareholders employees guests hosts communities has proved a useful tool when
navigating the political landscape on its endeavours to achieve widespread acceptanceMy only criticism of the bookthe political landscape on its endeavours to achieve widespread acceptanceMy only criticism of the book is one the author touches on in that much of the content will be outdate by the time it gets to the reader The book draws to a close as the next chapter for Airbnb is beginning the launch of its second
PRODUCT WRITING THIS IN 2020 WEWriting this in 2020 we now four years on since the Airbnb Open where trips was announced and I for one would be interested to revisit this topic and learn about the challenges Airbnb has faced with the launch of this product. Rust between hosts and guests seeking aoriginal travel experience that hotels have struggled to replicateThis is the first definitive book to tell the remarkable story behind Airbnb in all its forms cultural zeitgeist hotel disruptor enemy to regulators and the first in depth character study of its leader Brian Chesky the company's curious co founder and CEO It reveals what got Airbnb where it is today why they are nothing like Uber and where they are going next.