A Look at Airbnb’s Global Growth
Airbnb, the online marketplace where people offer room rental services to travelers in which they do directly transaction to one another, has helped kick-start the worldwide sharing economy. Founded by Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia, the two-sided marketplace has experienced rapid growth from its launch in 2008. Having a revenue of $250 million in 2013, the company doubled its earnings from 2012. Here’s a nice visualization of the global growth of Airbnb. See also the 39 Facts About Uber.