Airbnb is a fascinating company. It is valued at $31b as of mid-2017 (pre-IPO). It has managed to exceed the market capitalisation of Hilton and Hyatt combined in less than 10 years since its start-up. They are serving over 3 million listings in more than 65,000 cities in over 190 countries and 200,000,000 guests to date. Today, we are going to have an in-depth look at Airbnb’s business model using the Business Model Canvas tool.
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The Platform Business Model is fuelling the most envied start-ups and most valuable publicly listed companies. Google, Facebook, Uber, Airbnb, Alibaba make most of their revenues from this business model. Today, I am showing it fits in the extremely popular innovation tool, the Business Model Canvas.