Airbnb settles lawsuit with San Francisco

Airbnb Head of Global Policy Chris Lehane announced today that the company has settled its lawsuit with the city of San Francisco. Last year, Airbnb...

Airbnb’s new open source library lets you design with React and render to Sketch

Today, Airbnb’s design team open sourced its internal library for writing React components that easily render directly to Sketch. Instead of trying to get Sketch to...

Honing its dynamic pricing formula, Vacasa wants to make homeowners more cash than Airbnb

With updates to its dynamic pricing system, Vacasa wants to offer smartly-priced vacation rentals with an algorithm that takes everything and the kitchen sink into account. A self-described...

Airbnb is stepping up its security game with multi-factor authentication

Airbnb is stepping up its game to ensure that your home is protected, at least, from a digital perspective. The company has introduced "new defenses to further prevent bad actors...

Welcome to London: Airbnb is using Twitter live 360 video to showcase travel spots

Airbnb is one of the first brands to jump on Twitter’s recently launched live 360 video feature. The online accommodation marketplace is tapping its hosts and local insiders to showcase...

In 2017, Airbnb needs to grow into your full-fledged travel bookings hub

Airbnb can find you a well-appointed place to crash during your next big trip, but it’d really prefer to hang out every step of the way....

Airbnb authorizes $153 million more funding

A new Delaware filing for Airbnb, identified by CB Insights, suggests that the travel service has authorized another $153 million in Series F shares. This...

The 10 largest Series B rounds of 2016

Let’s face it, if you’re an investor, you were probably priced out of these insanely large rounds. If you’re a founder, you’re swooning at the mere prospect of making such...

America’s problems are Silicon Valley’s next investment

Rounds versus appropriations. Term sheets versus term limits. Silicon Valley and Washington speak different languages, but we mostly understand each other. The same is less...

Airbnb gives us the lowdown on what it’s willing (and not willing) to compromise...

Following its decision to drop its lawsuit against New York City and comply with regulations in London and Amsterdam, Airbnb introduced its “Policy Tool Chest,” a list of policy recommendations that will theoretically help...