Imagine That! gE voice and did aood 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 There s an incredible amount "of research one into this book with plenty "research one into this book with plenty 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 me wonder why people do it There was a lot of detail 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 Sister of My Heart 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 PERFECT TRIANGLE AND CEREAL BOXES STORIES BEHIND THAT BEAUTIFUL BELOThe story started from a room where two design schoolraduates 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 King Alfred's Version of St. Augustine's Soliloquies gigantic amount of cereal to stay alive and they also had to face a big wall of regulation that was created byovernmentAirbnb 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 reat business mind that inspired ordinary CTO He has a reat business mind that inspired to create Class of 92: Out of Our League 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 it is very repetitive and not the keast a journalist s work but rather a long fan lette. Androwth of Airbnb the online lodging platform that is now the largest provider of accommodations in the world At first just the wacky idea of cofounders Brian Chesky Joe Gebbia and Nathan Blecharczyk Airbnb has become indispensable to millions of hosts and travelers around the world Fortune editor Leigh Gallagher presents the first nuanced in depth look at the Airbnb phenomenon the successes and controversies alike and takes us behind the scenes as the company's young CEO steers into increasingly uncharted watersA fast paced fun dive into one of the seminal firms of our time; through the tale of Airbnb Leigh Gallagher shows us how the sharing economy can be a force for emotional connection as well as for social and business disruption Rana Foroohar Financial Times columnist and CNN lobal economic analys. Rs at their start No MBA but design school as "a foundation Learn from these three founding fathers of a real ame changer still in charge of this privately owned "foundation Learn from these three founding fathers of a real How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly--and the Stark Choices Ahead game changer still in charge of this privately owned Media are normally running behind the facts Where everyone thinks Airbnb is today is where we were two years ago The same will apply to this book updated to the very end of 2016 In 2 years the Airbnb story will have different twists and outcomes Fascinating story of how Airbnb began incidentally by two art majors and a computer person andrew so fast The company was brought to my attention by a daughter several years ago and now in 2017 I will soon stay at one of these online booked BnBs This perhaps repeats their corporate beliefs often than I would like to hear them but a corporate entity with beliefs seems unusual in today s crass commercial world What is fascinating is how each potential setback was dealt with to improve the company Also interesting is the three founders emphasis on future diversification to add value to peoples travel experience throughout the world 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 lobal enterprise THE AIRBNB STORY chronicles the company s origins its rowth its struggles its successes and its potential for rowthI 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 ood narrativ. A el consumo pblico ste es el primer estudio a profundidad de los tres cofundadores mientras dirigen la compaa hacia un territorio nuevo y desconocido ue va ms all de un simple alojamientoPara cualuier
Persona Ue Haya Pensado En Aluilar Su ue haya pensado en aluilar su en Airbnb para Moonrise ganar dinero extra o ue haya tenido la tentacin de viajar y permanecer en una residencia de Airbnb o ue incluso tenga una idea disruptiva propia este libro es una lectura obligadaUna apasionante historia de audaz espritu emprendedor e irrupcin de laran industria La historia de Airbnb es un cuento para nuestros tiemposCharles Duhigg autor de los bestsellers Ms rpido ms agudo y mejor y El poder del hbito ENGLISH DESCRIPTION An investigative look into a beloved disruptive notorious start up This is the remarkable behind the scenes story of the creation.
Read & download Ý E-book, or Kindle E-pub á Leigh GallagherHaving just stayed at a Airbnb and running a Airbnb home I was very curious how the "American Business Model Got Started "business model Fallen Angel: The Passion of Fausto Coppi got started book mixed with some dry statistics Obviously a lot of research went it to it The three men who started it Joe Gebbia Nathan Blecharczyk and Brian Chesky have changed the travel and hotel business forever What an interesting and inspiring story Definitely have to recommend this to a few friends Not the most unbiased version of the story but it s well written fast paced and inspiring Itives a peak into the journey of Airbnb s co founders delves into the issues that their model poses to t Nothing new Absolutely insincere IPO advertising book Short version of book AirBNB is friendly and disruptive hotel lobby is eval founders are enius everybody loves Airbnb nothing bad should happenI don t hate the company no bad feelings about it But the book has nothing intereatingIf you d love to
read really engaging story about tech in travel company read Truck full ofreally engaging story about tech in travel company read Truck full of about Kayak s founder Paul English Success stories are always appealing What we now know as Airbnb started in 2004 with Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia two broke industrial and raphic design school raduates Later their befriended programmer Nathan Blecharczyk joined The three worked out an idea to rent out air beds and breakfast to make some
money This was the conception of what became Airbnb now valued at 30 billion and on theThis was the conception of what became Airbnb now valued at 30 billion and on the of entering ChinaThe boys had the luck of a perfect timing to meet investors The uniue selling points of their business model two markets where demand and supply are facing each other a powerful payment system starting as the Craigslist for rooms but uickly becoming a disruptive force in hospitality services without owning any of the homes or rooms that are rented out Leigh Gallagher tells The Airbnb Story in chronological order and shares from an abundance of background information memoirs and interviews Not only Airbnb is covered also its main competitors eg Awaycom VRBOcom couchsurfingcom and the differences in market approach products and services offered and the outlook for the near future Will the traditional hotel chains ultimately take over Can market entrants or competitors somehow steal and copy the business model And can Airbnb itself evolve into a successful multiproduct firm with spread risks to survive in the long runIf Airbnb has disrupted hotels travel space and trust it s also disrupted conventional management theory The company s rise is lacking corporate experience with the founde. Cmo tres chicos comunes trastornaron una industria anaron miles de millones y crearon ran controversiaEl nico libro sobre la creacin y crecimiento de la plataforma de hospedaje ms rande del mundo Airbnb comenz como una loca idea de sus cofundadores Brian Chesky Joe Gebbia y Nathan Blecharczyk; hoy en da ha irrumpido la industria hotelera de 500 mil millones de dlares y su valuacin de 30 mil millones de dlares es mayor ue la del Hilton y cercana a la del MarriottLeigh Gallagher editora de Fortune explora el xito de Airbnb junto con el lado ms polmico de su historia los reguladores uieren frenar su rpida expansin los lderes de la industria hotelera luchan contra la ruptura ue les caus y tanto los residentes como los clientes enfrentan las consecuencias involuntarias de la apertura de viviendas privadas par.