Published On: Sun, Oct 15th, 2017

How an Airbed Was Turned Into a $30 Billion Success?

MailOnline Meeting Airbnb's co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk, who even has his own home listed on the site; the 33-year-old joined Airbnb as the chief technology officer

Airbnb founders  the begging:  From left Airbnb founders Joe Gebbia,   Nathan Blecharczyk and Brian Brian Chesky

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When you click on a website, it’s hard to imagine that this digital manifestation actually has a physical home – a building with a surprisingly large staff employed to manage its operation.

In case you’ve been orbiting Earth for the past few years, Airbnb is a site that allows people to offer space in their home (or often their entire home) to paying guests; for those guests it offers the chance to find somewhere cheap and interesting to stay.

Like most things digital, it began life in California and its head office (a former Eveready battery factory) is in a fashionable district of San Francisco…

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