Founding History of Airbnb
Founded by Joe Gebbia, Brian Chesky, and Nathan Blecharczy.
Purchased the airbedandbreakfast.com domain name in September 2007.
Started design and development work and launched in open beta in September 2007.
Incorporated as Airbed & Breakfast Inc. in June 2008.
Purchased the airbnb.com domain name in August 2008.
Amended the company name to Airbnb Inc. in November 2010.
Raised $5.4 billion in 16 funding rounds.
Started trading on the NASDAQ in December 2020.
Headquartered in San Francisco, USA.
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Year 1 of Airbnb
Version 1 of Airbnb (Website)
Stats of Airbnb (Pre-IPO)
Full Year 1 of Airbnb
2008 JUN Articles of Incorporation
2010 OCT Brian Chesky at Startup School
2015 NOV Brian Chesky on Launching Airbnb
2020 NOV Form S-1