Airbnb The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Airbnb en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:39:00 GMT Publicity Stunt Du Jour: Spend the Night at IKEA Thanks to Airbnb Sleep tight. The furniture is already assembled and you get to keep the sheets. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:39:00 GMT Laura Entis The One Executive Position Every Startup Now Needs to Fill Today Uber's recent hiring is a wakeup call to those idealistic enough to believe they don't need to fight City Hall. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:43:00 GMT Ray Hennessey 5 Secrets to Recognizing an Industry Ripe for Disruption The two biggest advantages a startup can have are complacent competitors and their customers resigned to the status quo. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMT Rob Biederman Sharing Economy Sets Sights on Business Travelers -- But Will They Bite? Airbnb and Uber both announced new services exclusively targeting businesses, but will travelers look beyond a host of security and regulatory issues plaguing the sharing economy? Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:42:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Report: Snapchat Value Could Reach $10 Billion With Alibaba Investment Look out, Airbnb, Dropbox and Uber: there's reportedly a new $10 billion business on the block. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:31:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Airbnb 'Squatter' Nightmare: Does the Sharing Economy Need a Security Overhaul? The case of an Airbnb guest who overstayed his welcome and now is a legal tenant raises critical questions about what the home-rental platform can do to protect its hosts. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:39:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Will Virtual Marketplaces Disrupt Your Industry Next? Uber, Airbnb and TaskRabbit are growing in popularity and should continue to rise. Now's the time to look at your business and see if you can follow those companies' paths. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT Rob Biederman Love It or Hate It? Airbnb's New Logo Receives Mixed Reactions. Amid some iffy publicity and legal issues, accommodation-rental start up startup Airbnb rolls out a rebrand and receives a less than stellar response. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:10:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Airbnb, Why the New Logo? The accommodation-rental site relaunched its website and rolled out a new logo. The logo, in particular, has been met with some pretty vitriolic feedback. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:42:00 GMT Catherine Clifford The Sharing Economy is Misnamed But Deserves Celebration Anyway Technology and the profit motive are creating more opportunity for entrepreneurs and better prices for consumers. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT Andrew Geant Finland's Capital Wants to Do Away With Car Ownership By 2025, Helsinki aims to have residents get around on trains, bikes, and with car-sharing rides. Nobody will own their own car. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:25:00 GMT Catherine Clifford San Francisco Puts the Brakes on a Parking App Startup The City Attorney says that MonkeyParking – an app that allow users to pay for information about available spots – is selling the use of public parking spaces, not information. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:25:00 GMT Laura Entis A Look at the Economy of the Future (Motiongraphic) The digital revolution means that marginal costs of production are approaching zero in many industries. Here’s what it means going forward. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 18:05:00 GMT Catherine Clifford On-Demand Grocery Startup Instacart Raises $44 Million From Big-Name Investors A cross between Peapod and Uber, Instacart allows customers to select items online from their favorite grocery stores and have them picked up and delivered by locals. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 17:00:00 GMT Laura Entis The Future of the Sharing Economy Is a World Built Like Bitcoin Airbnb and Uber may seem revolutionary now, but they're just the beginning of a much larger movement, says venture capitalist Fred Wilson. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 19:45:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Airbnb Co-Founder: If Rejection Slows You Down, Entrepreneurship Isn't For You The apartment-rental platform is no stranger to controversy and criticism, but its founders say determination is everything. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 19:45:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Airbnb Piloting Dinner Party Program for Complete Strangers While the initiative marks a brand new foray for Airbnb, it is not the first company to the communal dining party. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:48:00 GMT Geoff Weiss New York Takes Another Stab at Getting Airbnb User Info A day after a New York judge stalled a subpoena seeking data on Airbnb users, the state attorney general has filed a revised subpoena. Thu, 15 May 2014 15:30:00 GMT Amy Langfield Airbnb Wins in New York, For Now A New York State Supreme Court judge threw out the subpoena requesting Airbnb user records. Wed, 14 May 2014 19:10:00 GMT Hunter Walker Like Airbnb, Birchbox Jumps to TV with First Commercial Digitally-minded startups are taking to TV to raise their profiles and reach new users. Tue, 13 May 2014 20:27:00 GMT Nina Zipkin