The Airbnb Story

Pub Date   |   Archive Date 13 Apr 2017

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This is a fascinating insight into the story of how Airbnb was created and goes into some of the challenges that the company has faced in its journey so far.
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I read business books and blogs, so was keen to read this one - to see what hurdles the three Airbnb founders encountered, how their product revolutionised the travel industry, and what impact their product has had on individuals and communities. Leigh Gallagher's The Airbnb Story does address bits of the first two but it's very much a company manual, even the criticism is framed positively. The three founders are impressive individuals and have taken huge steps to learn the necessary skills to promote and scale their business, this part of the book was well done and interesting, but their technology is causing huge upsets in communities already struggling with a lack of...

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