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Airbnb, Inc.
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Airbnb, Inc. (stock symbol: ABNB) is scheduled to go public tomorrow. The 50 million shares being sold have tentatively been priced in the range of $56.00 to $60.00 per share, giving the company a valuation of approximately $42 billion.

Airbnb is an online marketplace for rental properties (rooms, homes etc.) for its vacationing and business customers. The company's marketplace is accessible to its customers on its website or via a mobile app. Through the service, the customer can arrange lodging, primarily homestays, or tourism experiences or list their properties for rental. Airbnb does not own any of the listed properties; instead, it profits by receiving a commission for each booking. The company was founded in 2008. Airbnb is a shortened version of its original name, AirBedandBreakfast.com.

Airbnb is the poster child of the so-called sharing economy, and one of the most disruptive startups created in the last 20 years. Since its founding, the company, which operates in over 220 countries, has accumulated over four million hosts and generated over $110 billion in bookings.

Consider this:

The $42 billion valuation values the property owned by each host at $10,500.

Airbnb incurs no capital costs for those properties.

The cost of building a new hotel can range from $75,000 to $600,000 per room, depending on how many stars you want.

The national average range is $13,000,000 to $32,000,000, with most people spending around $22,100,000? on a 3-star hotel with 100 rooms. At the low end of the spectrum, it is possible to build a 2-story motel for $7,500,000, while at the high end, you can spend more than $60,000,000 on a luxury 5-star hotel.

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28Thank you.Glenn Petersen-January 11
27Dear Glenn, Thank you for bringing this to our attention! We fixed a problem tSI Dmitry (code monkey)-January 11
26Note to board: I have contacted SI's administration in an effort to get SI&#Glenn Petersen-January 11
25Airbnb’s Section 230 Use Underscores Law’s Reach Beyond Facebook Home-rental siGlenn Petersen-January 11
24Airbnb gets skeptical Wall Street analyst calls after stock price more than doubGlenn Petersen-January 4
23Now I need about $20 less on the stock price to start a position. Come to papa.rogermci®-12/14/2020
22The Airbnbs By Paul Graham Co-founder of Y Combinator Founder Stories DecemberGlenn Petersen112/14/2020
21It's nice to get this opportunity .. even if for AirBnB hosts it was only 20tom_trades_spy_calls112/13/2020
20Airbnb nomads are ditching their apartments in pandemic-ridden cities and livingGlenn Petersen-12/13/2020
19Thousands received the invitation to buy stock ahead of the initial public offerGlenn Petersen-12/13/2020
18Airbnb skyrockets 112% in public market debut, giving it a market cap of $86.5 bGlenn Petersen-12/10/2020
17Temporarily out of reach.Glenn Petersen-12/10/2020
16Looks like 150 or so.rogermci®-12/10/2020
15Bingo. 68. How could Cramer be that far off? Will never trade south of 100 unrogermci®112/9/2020
14It will probably price in the $65 to $70 range tonight and open above $100 tomorGlenn Petersen-12/9/2020
13$68 or less? HAHAHAHA!rogermci®-12/9/2020
12Airbnb Spawned an Ecosystem of Startups That Sweat the Details so Owners Don’t HGlenn Petersen-12/9/2020
11Inside Airbnb’s ‘Guerrilla War’ Against Local Governments Paris Martineau WiredGlenn Petersen-12/9/2020
10Two articles on Airbnb's "host endowment" program: Airbnb sets stGlenn Petersen-12/9/2020
9How Airbnb Profits From Our Love of Experience As people begin to value “thingsGlenn Petersen-12/9/2020
8Airbnb streamlines fees as it tilts toward biggest hosts By Jane Lanhee Lee, Glenn Petersen-12/9/2020
7anagement Ownership and Voting Control The three co-founders of Airbnb - Brian Glenn Petersen-12/9/2020
6Airbnb’s largest drawback just isn’t essentially the resentment of people that uGlenn Petersen-12/9/2020
5 Management and Director Biographies From the S-1: Executive Officers Brian CGlenn Petersen-12/9/2020
4Airbnb Salvaged Its IPO by Mastering the Pandemic Pivot The company’s ability tGlenn Petersen-12/9/2020
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