Marketplace for unique accommodations

Founded in August 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique spaces around the world – online or from a mobile phone. Whether an apartment for a night, a...

Founded in 2007
Total money raised: $236.9M


94103 888 Brannan Street

San Francisco
San Francisco

Phone: 800-615-3017

Updated on Sep 17, 2013
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Nathan Blecharczyk Co-Founder & CTO
Brian Chesky Co-Founder & CEO
Andrew Swain CFO
Joe Gebbia Co-Founder & CPO
Christopher Lukezic Marketeer Extraordinaire
Karishma Shah Events Manager
Monroe Labouisse Director, Customer Support, Risk & Policy
Daniel Pourasghar Product
Richard Heard iOS Engineer
Gustaf Alstromer Producer, Growth
Thomas Arend International Product Lead
Chip Conley Head Of Global Hospitality
Greg McAdoo Board of Directors
Harrison Shoff Design Engineer
Steph Tekano Lead Designer
Tan Lam Social Media Manager
Klaus Hommels investor
Justin Hauge User Acquisition and Development Manager
Joe Zadeh Director of Product
Nick Grandy Lead Engineer
Brian Armstrong Software Engineer
Michael Schaecher Marketing Manager
Kevin Hartz Investor and Advisor
Peter Ehrlich Engineering Intern
Chris Collins Software Engineer
Patrick Desmond Global Sales & Activation Lead

December, 2012

Airbnb acquired Localmind

Welcome Localmind to the Airbnb family!

October, 2012

Airbnb raised $117.1M in debt_round round


Airbnb acquired Fondu for $575K

Airbnb May Be Getting Into Yelp's Territory With Its Latest Acquisition

July, 2012

Airbnb acquired NabeWise


March, 2012

Airbnb acquired Crashpadder

Airbnb Acquires UK-based Crashpadder As Part Of International Growth Push

January, 2012

Airbnb acquired DailyBooth

Airbnb Acquires A Fellow Y Combinator Startup, DailyBooth

July, 2011

Airbnb raised $112M in a Series B round from Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst Partners, Jeff Bezos, Digital Sky Technologies, CrunchFund, and Ashton Kutcher

Airbnb Bags $112 Million In Series B From Andreessen, DST And General Catalyst

June, 2011

Airbnb acquired Accoleo

Airbnb buys German clone Accoleo, opens first European office in Hamburg

May, 2011

Airbnb Has Arrived: Raising Mega-Round at a $1 Billion+ Valuation

February, 2011

Airbnb Hits 1 Million Nights Booked As European Clone Emerges

November, 2010

Airbnb raised $7.2M in a Series A round from Sequoia Capital, Greylock Partners, SV Angel, Keith Rabois, Youniversity Ventures, Elad Gil, and Jeremy Stoppelman

Airbnb Press Release, Nov. 11, 2010

July, 2010

The New York Times describes HowAboutWe's dating trends.

The Ritual of the First Date, Circa 2010

April, 2009

Airbnb raised $600K in seed round from Sequoia Capital and Youniversity Ventures

Sequoia Capital

January, 2009

Airbnb raised $20K in seed round from Y Combinator

Ryan Malter


Airbnb was founded in 2007