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This article was published on April 29, 2012


Lessons from the rise of Airbnb, by its co-founder Joe Gebbia at TNW2012 [Video]

Lessons from the rise of Airbnb, by its co-founder Joe Gebbia at TNW2012 [Video]
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Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-qualit Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-quality, compelling content for them. He previously served in several roles at TNW, including Editor-in-Chief. He left the company in April 2016 for pastures new.

Airbnb may now offer a popular way to rent a place to stay when you’re away from home, but the road to where the company is today was a rocky one, taking in everything from financial stress to novelty breakfast cereals.

At The Next Web Conference on Friday, Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia took to the stage to discuss the startup’s path to success – and what you can learn from its experiences.

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