Key takeaways from Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky’s India visit

Home-sharing company Airbnb Inc has introduced a new offering in India, as it seeks to expand its operations in a market that is still tiny but growing rapidly. The company, whose online rental listings range from private rooms to manors and islands, launched the Trips platform during the visit of co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky […]

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Online home rental marketplace Airbnb raises $1.5B from General Atlantic, others

Online home rental marketplace Airbnb Inc is said to be raising $1.5 billion in a fund raising round led by U.S. private equity firm General Atlantic with participation from Hillhouse Capital, Tiger Global and others. This fundraising round values Airbnb at $25.5 billion, The Wall Street Journal said in a report. Quoting people familiar with […]

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