Airbnb: Scaling a Marketplace | In Practise

Airbnb: Scaling a Marketplace

Video Series Summary

Two former Airbnb executives, Sam McDonagh, a former Country Manager, and Darren Vincent, a Former Head of Supply, share insights on how they scaled Airbnb and principles to manage a marketplace.

You will learn:

  • How Airbnb built the host and guest community
  • Recruiting early consumer hosts and building trust with people sharing their homes
  • How to market and onboard hosts
  • How Airbnb built a purpose-driven community
  • Airbnb take rate and pricing strategy versus Booking.com
  • Regulatory risks for Airbnb