Tag archive for ‘AIRBNB INC.’
News Brief On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

UPDATE: Airbnb to double bookings to 80 Million this year: Investors

  In 2015, Airbnb, the short-term rental platform, will double its nightly bookings to about 80 million up from about 40 million in 2014, reports Reuters, citing “investors familiar with the company’s More...

News Brief On Monday, August 24th, 2015

Larry Gluck sues Chelsea tenants for Airbnb use

  Larry Gluck’s Stellar Management is taking legal action against the market-rate tenants of a Chelsea building for allegedly renting out their apartment through Airbnb. A recent lawsuit claims that since More...

Airbnb: 1, 000 companies sign up for business travel

Airbnb, has signed 500 new companies to its Airbnb for Business program within 24 hours of launching the new global travel management suite on July 20. There are now more than 1, 000 businesses from over More...

Ilan Shavit On Friday, August 21st, 2015

Young and filthy rich: 6 out of Top 10 billionaires under 35 are Jewish

These one-percenters really made the most of their youth. A roll call of billionaires under 35 complied by Wealth-X is dominated by male “technopreneurs” and features more than one college dropout. $41.6 More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Airbnb and Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer Curt Schilling to Host First-Ever Sleepover at Fenway Park

  Airbnb will make Fenway Park, the oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball, available on the site for a once-in-a-lifetime stay hosted by Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer and World Series hero, Curt More...

News Brief On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Study: Airbnb pushing renters out of hot neighborhoods More than 20% of East Village apartments off the market, say housing advocates

Airbnb, beloved by tourists and “hosts, ” is bad for everyone else, pushing rental apartments off the market in hot neighborhoods, a new study by housing advocates finds. The most popular neighborhood More...

News Brief On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Thanks, Airbnb: New York’s Hottest New Hotel Is a Parked Van in Queens

    Spending the night in a conversion van parked by the East River in Long Island City sounds like part of a horror film, but oh no, it’s “an awesome experience” that is being More...

Niva Goldberg On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

YCombinator’s YC Fellowship will give $12K to people with big ideas

  YCombinator President Sam Altman announced in a blog post today that the fund is now looking to help people with great concepts to make their dream come true. YC Fellowship program will offer a $12, More...

Niva Goldberg On Sunday, June 28th, 2015

Airbnb raises $1.5 billion at valuation of $25.5 billion

According to reports from the Wall Street Journal and Financial Times, Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb home-rental service, agreed to a $1.5 billion fundraising to boost the company’s valuation to $25.5 More...

Kurt Tucholsky On Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Travel Site Hipmunk Floats Affiliate Partner Network

Hipmunk, the popular online travel company, has launched a new affiliate arm called Hipmunk Partner Nutwork (HPNut). The new business unit seeks to build a network of affiliate partner companies, enabling More...

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