Airbnb News

Airbnb is an online platform for posting, searching and short-term leasing or renting of private property worldwide. The service was launched by Brian Chesky (CEO), Joe Gebbia (CPO) and Nathan Blecharczyk (CTO) in 2008. The company is not an owner of any real estate itself, it just works as a mediator between lessors and lessees and receives a percentage service fee in conjunction with every booking. Airbnb’s Bitcoin involvement started in 2014, when the company showed its interest in using blockchain technologies for the realization of its services for the first time. Some news also points out what risks might await services such as Airbnb if blockchain technologies continue to develop. Also, in 2016, in a survey conducted by one of the founders, it was discovered that most users would like Airbnb to accept Bitcoin as a payment method.
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Cointelegraph spoke to Polygon’s newly appointed global head of HR, Bhumika Srivastava, to learn more about her Web2-to-Web3 transition and philosophy for decen...
Polygon taps Airbnb’s director of HR to spearhead its decentralized workforce
Tom Farren
2022-06-09T14:00:00+01:00
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Airbnb's CEO suggested that the platform's possible crypto payment option would not be restricted to one or two digital currencies.
Airbnb users want crypto payment options, according to CEO’s Twitter poll
Arnold Kirimi
2022-01-05T10:45:34+00:00
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Sponsored
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Leading cryptocurrency exchange completes Series B with a $300M valuation
Sarah Jansen
2021-11-29T15:19:00+00:00
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By aligning hosts and guests in a shared marketplace, decentralized platforms will make good on the promise of the sharing economy.
Airbnb is exploiting its users, but decentralized alternatives are possible
Luke Kim
2021-07-08T15:35:00+01:00
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The site claims to repair "the broken relationship between hosts and guests created by existing centralized home-sharing platforms."
Travala launches decentralized home-sharing service — will it be the next Airbnb?
Turner Wright
2021-06-16T21:30:00+01:00
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From price volatility to becoming the most valuable U.S. exchange, here is how well Coinbase’s first day of trading tracks with other companies.
COIN recap: Comparing Coinbase’s first day to other major public listings
Osato Avan-Nomayo
2021-04-15T13:00:00+01:00
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Airbnb pre-IPO contracts are now available on FTX.
Crypto exchange lists Airbnb derivatives contract ahead of IPO
Sam Bourgi
2020-12-09T15:20:50+00:00
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Meanwhile, crypto firms are genuinely trying to revive the badly-hit travel sector using distributed-ledger technology.
Airbnb plays blockchain buzz-word bingo in $1B IPO filing with SEC
Jack Martin
2020-11-18T12:17:25+00:00
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