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Read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Î Leigh Gallagher '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 ForooharIn 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 The Airbnb Kindle billion Airbnb is in the very top tier of Silicon. Instagram || Twitter || Facebook || || PinterestI love stories about these plucky little start ups that make it big it's like a modern day version of the Horatio Alger myth or the Cinderella fairy tale In the age of information everyone's out to create the next big website or app trying to find that niche that everyone has miraculously ignored and yet desperately needsAirBnb is one of those businesses that started out in someone's apartment and ended up becoming a booming global enterprise THE AIRBNB STORY chronicles the company's origins its growth its struggles its successes and its potential for growthI didn't actually know what AirBnb was until I watched Adam Conover's Adam Ruins Everything video about AirBnb and much of what he says can be found in the chapter on AirBnb's struggles We've all heard the horror stories about tenants from hell but we've also seen the BuzzFeed listicles about the most fantastic listings on the site many of which are crazy affordable and amazing hosts who end up forming not just a customer client relationship but a personal oneAirBnb is at heart like most other large companies it has positives and negatives but it found a niche that hadn't really been deeply explored They went exploring and ended up creating a multi billion dollar company because of itThe book itself is a little slow to start with a lengthy prologue but uickly picks up in pacing I liked that the author was actually able to sit down with the founders and ask them uestions She had a good narrative voice and did a good job explaining how AirBnb entered the pop culture lexicon If you are interested in start ups or the corporate culture of tech companies you will like this bookThanks to Netgalleythe publisher for the review copy35 stars

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The Airbnb Story Free read ´ 104 Ù [Download] ➵ The Airbnb Story By Leigh Gallagher – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk '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 'An engrossing story of Trust between hosts and guests seeking a original 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. PERFECT TRIANGLE AND CEREAL BOXES STORIES BEHIND THAT BEAUTIFUL BELOThe story started from a room where two design school graduates Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia lived They pursue an idea to connect room and house owners to random travelers or ordinary people The idea sounds weird and crazy but nowadays the startup has a US31 billion valuationHowever it's not an easy way to crossed for Airbnb's founders They have to asked their mate Nathan Blecharczyk to leave his fiancee and join them through Y Combinator they had to sell a gigantic amount of cereal to stay alive and they also had to face a big wall of regulation that was created by governmentAirbnb's key of success is laid inside their founders' mind Chesky is a natural leader and learning enthusiast while Gebbia is a perfectionist that can handle the company's operation and new innovations really well Blecharczyk is not only an ordinary CTO He has a great business mind that inspired him to create growth hacking tools such as integration to Craiglist and legendary payment systemAnd now Airbnb had evolved and become a community However there are still lot of hurdles that wait for them in the future while they also have plan for IPO next year If you want to learn practical ways to follow Airbnb's success this book is a perfect thing to read

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The Airbnb StoryValley’s ‘unicorn’ startupsYet the company has not been without controversy – disrupting a 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. There's an incredible amount of research gone into this book with plenty of data statistics uotes details of local laws etc Personally I found it all made for a dull story wtih too much minutia I enjoyed the chapters about people's personal experience of renting out their homes but most were dramatically bad so it made me wonder why people do it There was a lot of detail about the company's conflict in big cities like New York where renting out your home or part if it seems to be in conflict with many local laws I found all the legal stuff very tedious not helped by the fact I am not a US citizen so the many different laws and regulations meant nothing nor the politians and local people in government that were uotedIt took me weeks to read and even then I have skimmed much of itWith thanks to NetGalley and Penguin Random House UK Ebury Publishing for a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review