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Fresh update on "airbnb" discussed on BTV Simulcast

BTV Simulcast

01:02 min | 11 hrs ago

Fresh update on "airbnb" discussed on BTV Simulcast

"In this relationship? We're guessing one thing is that you are better informed. European Central Bank president Christine Lagarde had this to say, actually, we're not guessing. The realism of this is tangible up to the moment news. Some of the biggest states, good see most of the money. Expert analysis. Does that mean you're focusing on banks and other financials, Bloomberg radio, the Bloomberg business app and Bloomberg video dot com and Bloomberg, the world is listening. Elon Musk asked a federal appeals court to throw out the deal he made with the SEC in 2018 over a so called Twitter sitter. Since 2018, a Tesla lawyer has screened all of Musk's company related tweets, we believe. After a tweet about taking Tesla private forced the SEC to act, must cause the Twitter sitter agreement an illegal effort to muzzle him, adding that it's hindering his freedom of speech. A judge refused Musk's last plea to end the Twitter sisa deal back in April. And Tesla has added Joe gibber as a board member gear is the cofounder of Airbnb and last 14 years has helped launch Airbnb's design studio and Airbnb dot org. The company's nonprofit foundation. He recently stepped back from his full-time role in operations to pursue other ventures. Ghibli replaces Larry Ellison on the board. And General Mills, the maker of cinnamon toast crunch and Annie's box pastas is backing food tech startup, grub market. San Francisco based grub market has raised a $120 million in new equity from General Mills and other investors including Tiger global at a $2 billion valuation. The startup offers software and an ecommerce platform connecting farmers and key food suppliers with customers, grub market operates all across the U.S., South America, Asia, Europe, and Africa, an IPO could also be on the horizon. We've grub market holding talks with underwriters, Bloomberg, his reported

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"airbnb" Discussed on The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times

The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times

05:33 min | 2 weeks ago

"airbnb" Discussed on The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times

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So Alex Becca Rutledge felt responsible for putting her family at risk and you and Ben decided to look into what policies are in place to protect renters like her in a wildfire. How did you two go about doing that? Yeah, so I cover wildfire for the times environment team been approached me with this really compelling data and asked if I could help report out the story. He had a list of the areas that have the highest concentration of Airbnb's that are wildfire prone and we broke it down and took turns reaching out to local government authorities to ask if they have any policies in place to deal with this. What we found was this uneven patchwork of local regulations. There are places like truckee, which is kind of an outlier. It's ordinance requires owners to pass fire safety inspections, post an evacuation map, post a flyer, notifying guests of the fire risk and telling them how to sign up for emergency alerts. And after the woolsey fire that Ben talks about, the city of Malibu also adopted stricter regulations that require hosts to tell guests about the risk and provide them with evacuation information, but many places like el dorado and San Bernardino counties don't have rules addressing fire risk and short term rentals at all. So in the absence of those rules, it falls on Airbnb to set its own policies. And the company said that it essentially leaves that up to individual hosts. They encourage hosts to be responsible, but the company doesn't routinely alert customers when properties are in a wildfire hazard, so. Most hosts they'll ban smoking will be in fireworks, they'll ban charcoal grills, they might ban outdoor fires, but they never specifically will mention the fire risk in the area. With Airbnb, a lot of it's like, make sure you have a functioning smoke detector in the house. It's stuff that would be a requirement for any house or any apartment. The bottom line is Airbnb certainly could be doing more to warn people of the risk rather than leaving it up to the whole. They require hosts to do all kinds of things. And they could require them to inform guests of wildfire risk, provide evacuation instructions as part of those rules. Why the focus on their BNB, why not say hotel chains? The reason we picked Airbnb was it's the largest rental site in the country. And we were able to get data. We weren't able to get data for VRBO and others. So that's why we focused on Airbnb. A lot of the local governments that we spoke with also don't have rules requiring hotels to notify people of the risk, but I do think that there's more of a shared responsibility there because hotels have employees that work there that are also exposed to the risk if they stay open. Airbnb is the only people that are there will be the guests. You don't also have people that work for the company that's setting the rules that are exposed to the risk at the same time. And on top of that, Airbnb has another problem when it comes to wildfires, a refund policy. What is it? Yeah, so some customers say that Airbnb's policies actually incentivize people to travel to areas near active wildfires, which could clog evacuation routes, possibly burden emergency responders, and even put people in danger. This was a big issue last summer when we had the caldor fire near Lake Tahoe. We continue to battle that fire about a 192,000 acres, 16% contained. Some visitors wanted to cancel their Airbnb reservations in the area, but they found the company was unwilling to issue refunds. I spoke with one person named Jeremy Edwards, who had booked a cabin with friends to celebrate a bachelor party in north Lake Tahoe. We started following the fires around August 11th. There were live videos of the Lake that are freely available online so we could see the Lake. It looked beautiful, but over the course of a couple days, the smoke started crowding onto the Lake by August 17th, it was clear that the Lake was unusable, the sky was red, the smoke was very thick, and a couple days after that, once we'd canceled a reservation, it became impossible to actually see the Lake on the cameras. The air there was very bad. I believe on the Saturday or the Sunday reached above 500 AQI. 540 if I'm not mistaken, which is hazardous, so we would not have been able to leave the cabin. You can see why we decided not to go through this.

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"airbnb" Discussed on Clark Howard Show

Clark Howard Show

03:44 min | 4 months ago

"airbnb" Discussed on Clark Howard Show

"And so don't be surprised if your ass more questions when you're booking an Airbnb about your intentions trying to size you up and all that because the hosts don't want to end up being a block property. And more and more communities around the country are reacting to the severe problems that have occurred in a small number of Airbnb rentals by attacking not with a scalpel but with an axe and restricting or outlawing short term rentals. This brings me to something I want you to think about if you were considering being an Airbnb host. And you're looking at buying real estate at a time that prices are inflated, the numbers need to work on that property for long-term rentals as well as your intended business plan of short term Airbnb or VRBO kind of things. Here's why. You could end up in a situation that's happened in more and more communities around the country where short term rentals have just flat out been banned. I used to own a condo in a building that went to a rule that the minimum rental period from being no rule at all went to 7 months. Simply to eliminate any possibility of Airbnb or VRBO occurring. And it changed the character of the development. It became actually a nicer place to be at because it eliminated the transient nature of it. But if I was someone who had bought a place specifically with the purpose of trying to make money from it, as an Airbnb rental, well, suddenly, I've got a place that's an anchor for me, you know, it's just drawing money out of my pocket and people were not able to make effectively the kind of net income from it on the minimum 7 month, the long term beyond a.

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"airbnb" Discussed on Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal

06:00 min | 5 months ago

"airbnb" Discussed on Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal

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AP News Radio

00:54 sec | 5 months ago

Shootings around the country over the weekend in SC, Pittsburgh

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Julie Kelly: Jan. 6 Defendants Have Been Tormented by Society

Mike Gallagher Podcast

00:35 sec | 6 months ago

Julie Kelly: Jan. 6 Defendants Have Been Tormented by Society

"Almost everyone who has been charged even with misdemeanors have lost their jobs. They have been fired. They've been de platformed on social media. You have companies like Airbnb who have who have revoked their accounts. I mean, they've been tormented not just by this Justice Department, but by society and the national news media. It's horrific. And now this man has had his life basically destroyed and now he's found not guilty on four low level petty offensive. You know, I don't know. You know, the old saying, where do I go to get my reputation? No kidding. Or where do you go? Where do I at least go to get my job back?

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"airbnb" Discussed on Business Wars

Business Wars

03:20 min | 6 months ago

"airbnb" Discussed on Business Wars

"Is there any way that you can sort of put that into some perspective for us? When it comes to sexual assaults inside Airbnb listings, I was told that there are thousands of these each year. But when you put that into perspective, there are 2 million people staying in an Airbnb on any given night. But there's tyranny in numbers. So even if there's 2 million people saying and as the company sees, less than 0.1% of stays result in any reported safety incident. Less than 0.1%. This is such a small fraction, but when you've got 2 million people sleeping in an Airbnb on any given night, it's still a significant number and that means that we're still talking about thousands of stays that end badly. But if you try and think about the safety agents jobs, murder and rape are very rare that they occur inside Airbnb's, but when they do, it's this internal safety team that has to respond to them. The more common safety related issues are the hidden cameras are the disputes between hosts and geese. The sexual advances that are unwanted issues like that when you put two people who don't know one another under the same roof, disputes are abound to occur. This Airbnb safety team, how much are they responding to, say, reports that they get from the field or things that they hear from police or from guests versus being proactive, being on top of this situation to prevent these incidents from occurring in the first place. That's a great question and Airbnb is a great example of how to answer that question because obviously this issue of safety isn't just an Airbnb issue. All tech companies that operate in this kind of eerie or dealing with the same problems, the same kind of crises and figuring out how to solve them and how to protect users. Inside Airbnb, they have the trust and safety department. So if you think about trust and safety, it's divided into..

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"airbnb" Discussed on Business Wars

Business Wars

07:37 min | 6 months ago

"airbnb" Discussed on Business Wars

"January 2018, city council chambers in city hall, downtown Manhattan. Council member jumani Williams sits at a table with two colleagues. Williams, Corey Johnson and carlina Rivera are looking for a way to keep a lid on Airbnb. Johnson rubs the stubble on his round face and looks at the newly elected Rivera, dressed neatly in a blazer and skirt. So jumani, we wanted to meet with you to get the city council low down on Airbnb. I know you've been very active in organizing efforts against it. Right, we've been trying our best. We've passed law after law, but they're tough to enforce given the city's strain resources. And Airbnb keeps finding loopholes. Johnson looks concerned. He's the new speaker of the city council, and he has a lot riding on how this plays out. This really worries me. We both campaigned on ending New York's housing crises, but the problems only getting worse. Rivera represents neighborhoods, including the East Village, flatiron, and the lower east side in Manhattan. We all know it's a problem. In my district, we've got landlords taking Rhett regulated units out of the housing stock because they can get a lot more money per night on Airbnb. Look, Corey, you're a new speaker. I say we go after them even harder in city council. Meaning past and even stricter Bill, we could do that. Exactly. Rivera Johnson and Williams smile. The anti Airbnb alliance just gained two new warriors. May 3rd, 2018, a subway station in downtown New York. A man leans against the green column and strolls through his Facebook news feed. One headline catches his eye. It reads New York City renters paid an extra $616 million thanks to Airbnb. He clicks to read more. The city controller says that Airbnb has contributed to a housing shortage, and that is pushing rents up. He frowns at his phone, his rent has been rising. He had been annoyed at his landlord, but now he has someone else to blame. Airbnb build itself is fun. A boon to those looking for a little bit more income and a harmless asset to the city. Sure doesn't feel like that. His blood boils. This is bull. He navigates over to Twitter and spots a video titled New York is not for sale, and he taps to expand it. Airbnb says they want to help New York families. But all they really do is help themselves to billions of dollars. Statistics pop up. One in particular catches his eye. 75% of listings and black neighborhoods are controlled by white hosts. This is not okay. He retweets the video with a hashtag New York is not for sale. After the report, Airbnb gets heat. But a few days later, it catches a break. May 7th, 2018, Airbnb headquarters in San Francisco. CEO and cofounder Brian chesky is at his desk, checking Airbnb's latest numbers. It's been a rough few days since the report came out saying Airbnb has been driving up rents. Cesky feels frustrated that his team has not been able to change the narrative. It's lehane. Brian, are you sitting down? Yes, what is it? Look at the link I just sent you to The New Yorker article. Cesky scans his overflowing inbox and opens it. Holy crap. It's about Eric schneiderman, the New York attorney general who for the last few years has made Airbnb's life hell. Are you seeing this? Four different women are accusing him of physical abuse right after he became a champion for the me too movement. This is unbelievable. Yeah. And it could be good for us. He's going to have to resign. And then the state's going to be distracted by dealing with this mess. That should take the pressure off us. Well, let's hope so. We need a break. Within the day, schneiderman resigns. One of Airbnb's biggest opponents is now sidelined. June 2018, outside city hall downtown Manhattan. Rivera and Johnson pushed their way through dozens of angry protesters waving signs that say Airbnb hijacked 8000 units. Finally, Johnson and Rivera inner city hall, with relief. Cheese. They're so angry I could feel steam coming off of them. You're telling me. They both quietly look back outside of the protesters. Look, I've been thinking. Airbnb isn't cooperating with the city. We've got to do something else. What they come up with is a bill that can be enforced. It will require Airbnb to report all their listings to the office of enforcement or face a $25,000 fine for each violation. But most importantly, it shifts the responsibility for the listings from hosts. To Airbnb. Rivera and Johnson go one step further. Airbnb will have to provide the addresses and names of hosts to the city every month and note where rentals are for a room or whole apartment. It's practically designed to make Airbnb. Go ballistic. But despite Airbnb's headaches with the city, it's not letting that battle keep it from forging ahead. It has greatly broadened its horizons. June 2018, it's a warm day in New York. A woman logs on to Airbnb dot com. She leans in for a closer look at a picture of a yurt against a vivid sunset. The text next to it says, not sure where to go? Check out exotic adventures. She scrolls down the listings. There's a treehouse in the Costa Rican rainforest. A unique home built into a cave in Santorini. A beachfront villa in saint barts, a country estate in Tuscany, an igloo in Finland. Hey, honey, honey, come here. You gotta check this out. Oh. Together, they flip from a photo of a palatial open plan mansion in Greece. To a rustic cottage right on the beach. Castles in France. Wow, these are awesome. Below the listing is a section called experiences in Greece. Hey, one of those. I don't know. Let's see. Cheese making with locals, goat milking on a farm, a diving expedition off the island. A.

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The Left Employs 'BLM Tactics' to Cancel Putin

The Dinesh D'Souza Podcast

02:06 min | 7 months ago

The Left Employs 'BLM Tactics' to Cancel Putin

"In the wake of Putin's invasion of Ukraine, the left has come up with a take that Vladimir Putin and the fake take that is nothing other than cancel culture. In other words, Putin were going to be canceling you the same way that we cancel conservatives in the United States. This is the you could almost call it the BLM tactics. Now taken to the level of the global stage or to put it differently, the culture war is now overtaken American foreign policy. Revolver news puts it very well. They call it George Floyd ism converted from a domestic cudgel into a foreign policy doctrine. And I must say this is actually a very surreal to watch because there are such close analogies between what the left has been doing to domestic critics. In this country, going after a racist, some people who question the transgender movement and the idea is let's cancel them and cancel them how? Well, number one, let's throw them off social media. And number two, let's try to take away their banking privileges. And then let's put them on a no fly list. In other words, let's try to ruin them from going about their normal life. Remember Michelle malkin came on the podcast talked about how she and her husband, her husband, by the way, it was nothing to do with politics. They're banned from Airbnb. They can't stay at an Airbnb when they travel. So all of this is very petty and very nasty. And yet it might seem like something that is being used at home in America as a kind of inside or internecine political tactic against opponents. So it's a little bit odd to see this now being elevated to the foreign policy front. But exactly the same tactics are being used against Russia.

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"airbnb" Discussed on Insight Out with Billy Samoa

Insight Out with Billy Samoa

02:49 min | 1 year ago

"airbnb" Discussed on Insight Out with Billy Samoa

"You run at one percent capacity. You just need one person's home that i don't pay for right and then you rented out somebody and i take it just a commission so the hotels were really deep shirt during govan. If so i think Airbnb actually a much. Bigger advantage coming out of kobe and they're absolutely going to destroy the hotel business moving forward not to say that the hotel business won't exist anymore. I definitely think hotels still be relevant but the market will definitely shrink incrementally over time and airbnb. Vr be owned companies. like that. though. I do think personally airbnb will take most of the share for other reasons that we can talk about a few they're going to entirely dominate. I think brian's just getting started all. The founders is still there mid thirties all the founders are still in the business. None of them have left and a lot of their main executives are still working and executives who have left. The company didn't even go to another company. Belinda left to take care of her kids because she's never seen him for ten years. She wants to work life balance so she just left work and joe's the day the first employee the higher did the same thing. They didn't go to competitor. No yeah i think is just getting started. Yeah i mean those are all solid points very well thought out. I completely agree right. The one percent vacancy they could have ninety nine percent vacancy and they would be just fine because it's they don't have any of the costs associated with it plus the long term. You know when you become a customer your customer five and you're going to be using them for the next fifty sixty seventy years. Yeah and you're in. You're in right now and you're not going anywhere and the bottom line is when you think about a company like in airbnb as you said the competitive moat that exists as a result of things. Like what you've just mentioned is it's awe-inspiring really if you think about it. Because it's not easy to do what they're doing. Relative to other entities in companies that are out there therefore skies the limit to what they can do so now that we know some of the reasons why you believe in this company especially over the long term in thirty forty years or even twenty years. You talked about incremental decrease in hotels. What are some other things. If you're going to polish your crystal ball and look into the future what are some other things. Pick any time period that you want but what would be interesting for the audience to learn about the big picture vision because right now i mean a lot of people use it. It's big now. How much bigger could it get. And what don't we know yet. If you're gonna make any big bold predictions what. What do we not know that that you think might happen fascinating question and this is something i still think about to this day. Don't the best answer to. Because even i asked myself. How big can this business really good. Here's what i will say..

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"airbnb" Discussed on Insight Out with Billy Samoa

Insight Out with Billy Samoa

03:27 min | 1 year ago

"airbnb" Discussed on Insight Out with Billy Samoa

"And the reason is because the infrastructure cost to actually start when these businesses is not as expensive. It's probably in the few millions of dollars. Tens of millions. Maybe which is not a lot in startup land gad. No that sounds like a lot of money. Startup landed isn't but airbnb has a very different model. Which is global infrastructure. And the reason this is so competitive and why it's very difficult to go up against somebody like airbnb is because it's their hosts in homes across the whole world. Somebody in copenhagen or rather. Let's go new york can't start an airbnb for people in new york because tourist or visiting are not gonna go to that website and go there. They'll just use airbnb regardless so it's really difficult for regional people to just build something so you need a lot of money to build something as robust as airbnb. That's why we don't see a lot of competitor. That's the first thing. The second thing is most of the people who actually visit their their website do so organically which is super fascinating. They don't go there from an ad somebody else that they know. Everybody knows somebody who has been airbnb. It's kind of crazy at this point if you don't know somebody so the second your audit your lifetime values the customers pretty much a lot of money especially when you're young and you start to use the european be. It'll start with like okay. What's the cheapest thing what i did when i went to louis conference okay. What's the cheapest thing in columbus thirty bucks on a couch. Kill the but then as we get older and our income increases. Write your story. Now it's starting to turn into okay. I could probably afford one hundred bucks today. Let's go to something a bit nicer right. So our lifetime customer value increases but since her condition into airbnb so young now. We don't really think of hotels unless we conference and the hotel the conference at the hotel other than that. I would never use a hotel for the most bar and the third piece is. Where are we going from here. Where dot competitive moat. Where do i see the business going. A lot of people said that airbnb did really badly and covert. I don't actually grew witha. Did they do as as good as two thousand nineteen obviously not right because travel went down our two thousand eighteen where they're profitable but two hundred million right but that's a different thing right so let me address. That quickly is air. Companies like airbnb billion amazon did the same thing defer profits on purpose they deferred prophets on purpose. Because they're going for the bigger play amazon's a good example of this. They were profitable until five years ago. And they've been in business. it's nineteen ninety-six. But the reason the defer the prophets is they don't to pay taxes on it and so that they can reinvest it into the big machine. And that's what airbnb has done so i wouldn't look too much the financial statements we're looking at a high growth tech startup but the other piece though is even if arab didn't do well to your point right in two thousand and twenty during covert. The hotels did a lot worse And the reason is because airbnb doesn't have any real estate costs besides thrown office. They don't own all of these homes you own the home. I own the home. Everyone else does hotels on their own. Real estate call the leases on those things exploded. You cannot operate a hotel at twenty percent capacity because the lisa so expensive your staff is so expensive. No you need to be eighty ninety fifty sixty percent capacity to even run a profitable business..

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"airbnb" Discussed on Insight Out with Billy Samoa

Insight Out with Billy Samoa

06:03 min | 1 year ago

"airbnb" Discussed on Insight Out with Billy Samoa

"Is he said. That's why i was so important for us to get that relationship. The government early because we work with the government to figure out what laws we can put in place so for example in certain parts of the world. The airbnb has a relationship with the government where host cannot host for a certain number of days on airbnb. So let's say. During the year they could only host sixty days out of the three sixty five to prevent housing price increases. So there's a lot of collaboration that's happening between the governments. And that's what airbnb did really well versus uber. Where they kind of just attacked everybody all. At once a aggressively expanded and a lot of people started banning ubuntu led to let chaos but an airbnb case. I felt there really smart about it. I think the only way they're going to get to new york at this point and barcelona is to wait for the old officials to this and away for the young people to take over an office. Yeah man i'll tell you i. I lived in venice beach and add a house. That was very near the water and mice. Street was a walk street and one by one. It seemed like every house on the street became an airbnb property. And be honest i do. I don't know if it had a direct. I mean the the prices were going up no matter what but it did something. This is an interesting piece is. It changed the neighborhood in so i think that's the other thing that plays into this that we all have to be cognizant of aware of is when somebody doesn't own a house they're gonna either treat a different act different but it also interesting to right. You got different people from all over the world. So there's i look at it from a positive perspective but i know some people in my neighborhood. Were happy that there was this revolving door of people. I mean not to get super macabre but there was actually somebody that stayed in airbnb across the alley from me in somebody ended up passing away jacuzzi. It's like when random things happened like that. It's super scary. So obviously these are things that a company like airbnb has to be aware of but for somebody listening right now who maybe it was like. Okay i don't have a big giant unicorn style startup. But i do have a startup or i do have a company. What are some principals. We've already mentioned some of motor. Some that could apply across the board. The airbnb does really well which you talked about design you talked about getting to know the customers in serving your customers. These are foundational. Things that i think are really really important. You talk about not waiting in being reactive when it comes to legal issues being proactive shaking. Before there's a problem so you can actually coordinate collaborate with the powers that be what are some other best practices that we could apply as business owners as startup founders. That we can learn from airbnb. Yeah i think the first one is make a lot of noise without making a lot of noise. So what does that mean that means. Don't be shy to be loud on your marketing. Don't be shouted. tell people who you are. What your vision is what you're trying to accomplish but at the same time don't step on your competitor shoes and i think a lot of people make this mistake or when it's david versus goliath which most startups are david. Trying to goliath. They always go. Okay this is who we are and we're better than glide glide socks global. That's how i think the game should play an airbnb. Actually this mistake early and they changes are languaging lawyer..

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"airbnb" Discussed on Insight Out with Billy Samoa

Insight Out with Billy Samoa

04:28 min | 1 year ago

"airbnb" Discussed on Insight Out with Billy Samoa

"For evening. I don't i'm not a morning. Donate guy we'll do like a midnight run to get donuts. That's why i'm on a bit of a diet now just in preparation for you. Arriving so he could have some dotads. It's dotads for late night stack and then robin for breakfast. We gotta figure out the rest but at least we know that. So that if you advertise too much you'll have a waiting list of people while maybe this is the beginning of a new business so okay so obviously we've touched on a few things. There was like any business. There's gonna be road bumps clearly. A major road bump happened in two thousand twenty where basically no one was going anywhere and i think it was like ninety. One point was like ninety six percent of what were their hosts were evaporated so it was a massive massive layoffs like nineteen hundred people. Twenty five percent of their employees. It was not an easy time and not only that but they had to take care of their hosts and one thing that really impressed me is that they put two hundred fifty million dollars to their hosts to compensate them for all the cancellations that they got so. I thought that was a really nice thing to your point. We talked before you said they had to do that. Is the right thing to do. But let's go back earlier than that. What were some of the early speed bumps obstacles or things got in their way. And how did they overcome them. Yes lots of speed bumps along the way one in particular that. I can remember very fondly as i was reading. The book on airbnb is the doppler gang brothers so the double ganger brothers are a group of people in europe are not making this stuff up. I might not get the name exactly correctly but basically what they do. As whenever they see. Great idea in america they copied the idea scale it in europe and then forced the company in the us to buy them out at a huge multiple or else they have big competition in europe. So they did that with airbnb and it was a really difficult decision on whether or not brian should buy them out or just could flat out compete against them and he chose to compete..

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"airbnb" Discussed on Insight Out with Billy Samoa

Insight Out with Billy Samoa

05:06 min | 1 year ago

"airbnb" Discussed on Insight Out with Billy Samoa

"It's going to be a small service. We're going to focus on. The people like billy who wanna book. Vr build mexico. We'll just service him but the other ninety nine people. We just don't need them. They don't they don't need this. It's probably not for them. But bride from the get-go his thought process was and joe's in a fence. Whenever i brian i was employ. All three of them from the beginning. Their dream with airbnb was to get everyone to use it and the reason is because they were crazy. Kooks like you booking right they were just normal folks and san francisco and then one day the realize that the the hotels were booked and they needed to pay the rent so they said what and then joe had a crazy idea of renting out their house for like a day and then three people booked on craigslist or as a facebook group or something like that. There's a technology conference or something and was just so so busy in the bay area so it's just like okay now it's supply and demand and they were just capitalize on carry on correct and it was the experience that they had hosting these three people that change their life still friends with most of those people i believe on record and from experience said well. Everyone should experience wasn't even about the accommodation. Billy that's why original idea was around having breakfast with the host because it was the relationship that we were building with the people in the of course. The idea evolved since a lot of people. Just don't wanna stick around and talk to people which is fair but the idea. The core essence of european. Be from the get go was. How do we design this so that everyone can use it so the first piece that was different with airbnb was they had just had a bigger vision. Like one person could have a vision to start a business and scale coaching business. You have ten clients whatever and another one could say. How do we impact a billion lives. So it's the same thing with airbnb. They said a bigger vision so the bigger they played bicker and the thought process was geared towards it. That's number one number two. Is this idea of timing. So of course. I'm not gonna lie. When i say two thousand nine was probably the best time for airbnb. Start their business. A lot of people are listening now by wise to the best time to start a business. It's not when the global recession was and yes that is correct. The global recession was definitely bad for a lot of industries. But for airbnb was amazing. And i'll tell you why hosts were very open to putting their homes on airbnb. Because they needed to make ends meet. A lot of them lost their jobs so they were like okay. Let's just be hosts for airbnb. Let's see what happened. Because what's interesting about airbnb. Bill especially today. Airbnb does not have a demand problem. There's a lot of people want. Stay at every. Abe's everybody has a supply problem. Not a lot of people wanna be host so during the last recession to a decade ago because everybody boos started right at that inflection point a lot of people signed up as host because they wanted to make some money some extra cash. And that's what led to the big piece and then going back to the third point around customer inception..

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"airbnb" Discussed on Insight Out with Billy Samoa

Insight Out with Billy Samoa

03:00 min | 1 year ago

"airbnb" Discussed on Insight Out with Billy Samoa

"The normalized online dating a lot of people actually find their loved ones in that way. So i just love companies and founders. Who have a very unique insight on the market that most people don't think is true that ends up being sure in the future so most fast by companies like that in brian's josan nathan's is definitely an interesting story with airbnb. It totally is and to your point. It's not a new concept entirely but they normalized it. They made it more accessible in something that virtually everyone would feel comfortable. Doing what did they do to do that. How did they do that because actually it's not just that there were airbnb. I'm pretty sure. Vr b. o. Was was around before them and and others. I'm sure to what did they do differently. That set them apart and one thing for those who don't know it started as literally. The full name of the company was air bed-and-breakfasts which is why its airbnb. That was their first dot com air bed-and-breakfast so the obviously switch the name about a year in so i mean it's not just the name though. What did they do right to make it so accessible for all of us. It's a great question man. The way i think about. My interpretation of their success is the unique edge that they had. It's very unique. You don't see a lot of founding teams who have this is their founders were designers by trade so most of the time when you see successful startups in ceos most of them are technical. They have computer science backgrounds. They worked in software. But brian and joe actually went to the rhode island school of design like they were designers by trade. That's what they did and they went to work in and design. If you had asked brian what he wanted to do in life said he wanted to work at disney right. That's what he wanted to do. But nathan on the other hand was one of the best software engineers at the time and they knew each other. I think it's they met through mutual friend or something but basically the advantage that the founding team had is the really looked at travel from a design perspective. What does that mean. So something like a vr lease at the time was more okay. We're like listing site kind of like craigslist. Okay billy lester home if you want but your home there and we make margin on the marketplace but what they did it think about the airbnb did is how do we get more people on the platform at scale. What leads to someone's decision to a put their home up and also be from the other perspective as well somebody to pay to trust that and a big piece of airbnb success within that design process not break dunks. Lot of layers there. Is this idea of trust. Airbnb from the get-go had a massive truss team ahead of the trust. Brian armstrong and building coin viewers later. That obviously exited a huge huge huge multiple. But what airbnb understood..

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Airbnb says it has doubled the number of Afghan refugees it plans to temporarily house

Geek News Central

00:36 sec | 1 year ago

Airbnb says it has doubled the number of Afghan refugees it plans to temporarily house

"Airbnb is doubling. Its pledge to house. Afghan refugees accompany says capacity sporting additional twenty thousand refugees and They're going to go beyond their initial commitment with help. From host and donors across the united states is prepared houses. Many forty thousand refugees temporarily as aaron be itself notes. It doesn't sesame amac's outback capacity if demand for housing lines supplying communities refugees resettling. These resources could help provide housing for an initial twenty thousand. You know there's no. Housing is very very tight right now.

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"airbnb" Discussed on Denver Real Estate Investing Podcast

Denver Real Estate Investing Podcast

04:31 min | 1 year ago

"airbnb" Discussed on Denver Real Estate Investing Podcast

"Am to four four pm. They're busy too so they're gonna miss they do our laundry too. We have a laundry in our airbnb. So they may miss a stain. And if you wash your staying you're done and after so they're there becomes complacency that can get to it and it depends on if you continue to recommend cleaner out. It can become a challenge because then they get very busy. I think we know. Obviously self-cleaning isn't scalable buffer. Where we're at now with our schedules. It works sound like a great fit. Yeah it works but like you said. I mean looking forward. I don't think it would be a long term solution for us but we've made a lot. I think two years kind of what we're shooting for to get through so we've got about another ya half of a year and we'll go from there the cigarettes. That is what may work for me. Way not work for you. Even though we're in a niche down within sight of a niche of of short-term rentals through airbnb is everyone has their own strategies and One thing i wanna. I wanna touch touch on as we're closing up is is is. There seems to be a lot of people out there that are interested in house hacking with a significant other but one of the significant other kinda they have a day of Challenge getting one on board or they're on their onboard. Your and your successfully doing as a couple of. Do you have any tips or tricks that you're doing you can talk about this Server both people please. their type of people We like to make people happy and saw We're also kind of type a. people. He's an accountant. I'm a nurse Y it used to be pretty stressful in the beginning of. Oh my gosh like we made one stop. Are they going to hear us or like. Did we finish cleaning and celek stress would get a little bit tense there. I feel like but after a month and communicating was huge for us Telling each other what we thought was going good and what we thought was going good After about a month though we started to ease up. And i think being laid back and having fun is probably the biggest thing to have. You're sitting there like stressed about every single thing like worried about your guests. You're not gonna enjoy it and although you're making quite a bit of a good income it's not as fun like makes the relationship tents so yeah communicating with huge for us though on what was going on what wasn't do you have set set Tasks at one person does and the other one.

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Zendaya says she refused to have her first kiss on camera while making 'Shake It Up'

Nightly Pop

00:16 sec | 1 year ago

Zendaya says she refused to have her first kiss on camera while making 'Shake It Up'

"First real kiss and says and told british vogue that her first kiss was supposed to be on camera years ago she was asked to lock lips with her shake co star but she said. I'm not going to do this. I'm going to kiss him on the cheek. Because i haven't been kissed yet so i don't want the kids to be on camera. It's ok okay. I think that that's

Tulum, Mexico - New Home for the Digital Nomad?

We Travel There with Lee Huffman

02:05 min | 1 year ago

Tulum, Mexico - New Home for the Digital Nomad?

"Won't places. I always loved the travel mexico. Amazing food amazing. People like so many fun things to do and so today. We're talking about a city. That from what i've heard it's primarily like a playground for the rich and famous. It's called to mexico. I've i've always wanted to learn about it and so it's awesome to be able to have you on the show. No i'm really excited about two may be the other side it to learn that you haven't heard as much about okay right on. So what's your connection to the city so during the whole time. I figured out that. I wanted to go and and move in and try somewhere different worker motley so we looked at places that we were able to really dive deeper into experience the culture but also. I'm a big nature guy and we want to be able to go to the beaches and go to snow taes and get out to the forest and stuff and and to really fit the bill for all of that. It has really everything you would want when you go to place vacation but also if you're looking to go longer term consistently have things to do day in day out and so like when you're working remotely obviously you know. I have a lot of friends. That are like kinda digital nomads. And everything else like that was the there are strong internet connection for you throughout your time while you're there or was it like setup for you'd be able to do that remote work i mean it's incredible out there to be completely honest. It's it's built for people that really want to go out there and actually start building a life out there. There's condos constantly popping up but for the most part restaurants on the beach cafes on the beach and then we had an airbnb that we were able to really improve the internet at and they're really focused on that stuff. You look at airbnb. You look at hotels. A lot of them will will actually include what their internet speed is to make. Sure that you're able to work remotely from there. It's definitely big priority for them. That's also even like when i travel. I'm always like working whether it's on the podcast on my blog or whatever so I love having that high speed internet. No it's crazy. Honestly like i had a lot of friends that would go down to beach clubs for the day and they sit there pay thirty bucks for a beach chair with food and drinks and they work from there the entire day. And it's a really cheap way to be able to get the internet. You need if you're going for a week and you just wanna be able to experience the culture and experience the environment while you're out there as well

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Airbnb Opens up Housing for 20,000 Afghan Refugees Globally

AP News Radio

00:47 sec | 1 year ago

Airbnb Opens up Housing for 20,000 Afghan Refugees Globally

"BMB is offering free housing the twenty thousand Afghan refugees globally anti seeking more assistance from hosts who rent property from the home sharing company in a tweet Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky writes the displacement and resettlement of Afghan refugees in the U. S. and elsewhere is one of the biggest humanitarian crises of our time we feel a responsibility to step up Airbnb has a history of making free shelter to those in need food at BMB doubled since twenty twelve the company has house tens of thousands caught up in crises it'll help that at B. and B. operates in approximately one hundred thousand cities in almost every country and region across the world I'm Charles the last month

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Product Manager Becomes Professional Dungeons and Dragons Host

Side Hustle School

01:47 min | 1 year ago

Product Manager Becomes Professional Dungeons and Dragons Host

"Devonshire like makes his living helping people battle. Monsters cast powerful spells embark on fantastical adventures and even slay the occasional dragon. He hasn't been cast as the new lead in a netflix series. He's a game master. You see deb is a huge fan of tabletop role. Playing games like dungeons and dragons. He's been playing them on an opera most of his life. And if you're not familiar with the concept. These games are a little like board games just about the board when players roll the dice. They moved the narrative forward and have to cooperate with other players to get towards the end goal. A game usually last two to three hours. With an average of four to six players games. masters like devin are one part storyteller. One part game referee. They make sure. The game moves along as chipped in his case devon got into it as a way to unwind from his busy job as a product manager. He quickly found. He had a skill for it and he wasn't the only one who noticed soon he was being asked to. Host games for other players wanted an experienced games master at the helm as his weeknights began to fill up with more and more exciting. Adventures devon began to ask himself the all important question. Would people pay for this. After nearly two years of hosting games he made his move with a budget of one hundred dollars. He made a simple website with a booking for him. He settled on prices. Have between twenty five dollars and forty five dollars per person. Depending on the demands of the game it was enough to justify his time but also keep the games accessible to players and when the site was ready to go he shared it on forums. It turned out lots of people were open to the idea of paying for a professional games master to run their games in fact demand was so high that within just a few months devon was earning two thousand dollars a month from hosting them

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Short Term Rentals and Airbnb

Build Your Tribe

02:10 min | 1 year ago

Short Term Rentals and Airbnb

"Recently i was scrolling through tick talk in the algorithms. We're working their magic. And they brought me to this video of this guy that was explaining how him and his wife made like seventy thousand dollars in one month pretty much. Almost one hundred percent passively from real estate investments. And when i heard this i was like. That's really cool like that's awesome. That's a lot of money but real estate investing. There's no way i'm anywhere near that. I mean i'm twenty four years old. I don't even own my own home to live in but that's cool. That's awesome for him. Maybe that's something that i'll get into one day. I know that. Recently i listened to episode five hundred of build your tribe were. My parents talked about real estate. Investments as a stream of income that they have and i was like cool. Maybe one day. When i'm in my late thirties. When i'm in my forties like that's a route. That i could go down but this video popped up on my tick talk for you page in it kind of sparked my interest so i was like all right. Let's see what else this guy has. Let's learn a little bit more about him. His name was michael dante and he posts tick toxin youtube videos mostly primarily around this idea of investing in real estate but his specific niche isn't commercial real estate or even rental properties but short term rental properties. And really even specifically within that niche. His expertise is an airbnb rental properties. Now if you have no idea what airbnb is airbnb short for air bed and breakfast his basically an app where you can rent out your home a portion of your home your guest home. You can basically rent out your space for people to come stam. I can tell you that myself personally. I almost exclusively stay in airbnb. He's i think of the last. Maybe fifteen trips. I've gone on fourteen of them. I stayed in an airbnb. And one time i stayed in a hotel. Airbnb is really increasing. Its popularity and this is in no way an advertisement for airbnb. But i think a lot of people recognize that for just about the same or maybe even a little bit less of a price. You can actually get a lot more with airbnb.

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Says Unilever, Ben & Jerry's Better Watch Out

Mark Levin

01:25 min | 1 year ago

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Says Unilever, Ben & Jerry's Better Watch Out

"BDs movement Um and Unilever and Ben and Jerry's, for God's sakes, who eats that crap anyway? But I'm just moving on. So anyway, they've taken a very, very anti ice America move against the state of Israel, and, uh You have a law in your state? You've triggered it. There's a process that you're going through and you were saying something else. So Florida did it. Texas has done some similar in New York and 33 of the four biggest states of the country, and we all have pretty big pension plans. And since then Unilever's lost a lot and their stock price. And so Ben and Jerry's only represents a real small portion of the company. But for whatever reason, when they acquired Ben and Jerry's, they let them have their own kind of Social awareness Committee that makes these decisions. So Ben and Jerry's made the This decision, and they had the right to do it under the way the corporation structure, but it's really bad for Unilever. So I think they're going to have to do something to reel this in because it's just totally unacceptable, and it's going to hurt the company, the large the parent company with with with what they're doing, but it's totally ridiculous and we're going to bite back and I'll tell you we did this early in my tenure as governor against Airbnb. They tried something similar. We did it, we bit back. An Airbnb changed their tune. So I think Unilever is going to have to change their tune very shortly.

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"airbnb" Discussed on Whores Talk Horror

Whores Talk Horror

05:42 min | 1 year ago

"airbnb" Discussed on Whores Talk Horror

"Mrs stressing out reading this all right. The work can speaking of the work. And be so stressful. That asians have access to cool down rooms with dimmed lighting to create a soothing atmosphere for answering heroin calls and it can take a heavy toll. Some former agents say they suffer from vicarious trauma on the job. They tried to remember that. Everything that happens in life can happen in an airbnb. That perspective was drilled into new recruits during a twelve week training session just as nightclubs cannot eliminate sexual assaults and hotels cannot stop human trafficking. Airbnb cannot prevent bad actors from using its platform. The company says it. Safety agents are taught to prioritize customers in crisis yet many understood themselves to have a dual role to protect both the individual and of course airbnb is public image. According to some former agents insensitive cases they were encouraged to get a payout agreement. Signed as quickly as possible until twenty seventeen other insiders say every agreement came with a nondisclosure clause that bar the recipient from talking about what had happened making further requests for money or from suing the company that practice ended when the too movement showed how nondisclosure agreements were being used to shield high profile individuals and companies from Over allegations of misconduct airbnb replaced the nda section of its payout agreement with a narrower clause that says recipients can't discuss the terms of their settlement or imply at that. It's an admission of wrongdoing. A confidential documents seen by bloomberg businessweek shows that in recent years airbnb spends an average of about fifty million dollars annually on payouts to host and including legal settlements damage to homes safety agents. Who clean up only after disaster. Strikes say they felt like the unloved side of the department. According to a former agent the hardest part of the job was making peace with their role in keeping cases quiet and ensuring that victims and their families did not blame the company sometimes. They were told to prioritize less traumatic situations just because they involved a reality tv stars and others with big social media followings which made them berry uncomfortable in early two thousand sixteen the.

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"airbnb" Discussed on Whores Talk Horror

Whores Talk Horror

02:39 min | 1 year ago

"airbnb" Discussed on Whores Talk Horror

"So did the number of dangerous incidents everything from hosts hurling suitcases out of windows to concealed cameras gas leaks and sexual assaults. In some cases hosts used the platform to commit them in one october. Two thousand eleven incident an airbnb host in barcelona plied to american women who booked to stay at his home with alcohol then raped them when the women went to the police the next morning the host threaten to upload videos of the attack to the internet if they didn't drop the case according to local media reports police searched his apartment and found hundreds of similar photos of other victims. The man received a twelve year. Prison sentence airbnb. Which declined to comment about the case for this story. Paid the two women an undisclosed amount and banned the host for life. Who have hurt more. If he uploaded the videos of the attack. Right here you go. Here's the evidence arrest me. If you don't drop the case like what. I think yet. Go ahead upload them yeah album they'll get taken down immediately in your ass is going to go to jail and get raped so this is like everybody's worst nightmare these stories it is. It really is by two thousand sixteen. The safety team was overwhelmed with calls many of them minor in nature an airbnb started training contractors in call centers around the world to handle the flood of complaints. Airbnb says that fewer than zero point one percent of stays result in a reported safety issue. But with more than two hundred million bookings year. That is a lot of trips with bad endings. And i did the math and if i did it right. That's around two million actually. I think it's two hundred thousand. That's around two hundred thousand as i said so. What a lot. That's a lot of issues with people safety. Yeah for sure. Only the most serious problems are transferred to the internal safety team. That team is made up of about one hundred agents in dublin montreal singapore and other cities. Some have emergency services or military backgrounds team members have the autonomy to spend whatever it takes to make a victim feel supported including paying for flights accommodation food..

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"airbnb" Discussed on Whores Talk Horror

Whores Talk Horror

04:40 min | 1 year ago

"airbnb" Discussed on Whores Talk Horror

"Ever made in exchange. She signed an agreement not to talk about the settlement or empire responsibility or liability on the part of airbnb or the host details of the crime. The company's response and the settlement were reconstructed from police in court records and confidential documents as well as from interviews with people familiar with the case. The woman whose name was redacted in court documents and who asked through her lawyer not to be identified declined to comment so did her lawyer ben. Bright I think that's how you say it be our. It sure an airbnb spokesman said that the company doesn't have the power to keep stories out of the media and that despite the wording of the settlement agreement. The woman is able to discuss whether she holds anyone responsible. He adds that airbnb goal. Following the incident was to support the survivor of a horrific attack and that local political issues had nothing to do with. Its response now. Those are really pretty. Words support the survivor of a horrific attack. But not take responsibility of the company Well i mean this happens a lot as we will discuss road. There would be no company if they took responsibility for every incident that occurred in to be fair as we will talk about later. It is really hard to control. People may lane yet. This could happen anywhere. Well that's a good transition. The way airbnb has handled crime such as the new york attack shows how critical the safety team has been to. The company's growth airbnb is business. Model rests on the idea that strangers can trust one another. Yeah i know. I wasn't gonna laugh but in theory that you know we lived in a perfect world. That would be great lovely. Yes but as i said. People are the worst absolutely. If that premise is undermined it can mean fewer users and more lawsuits not to mention tighter. Regulation yup absolutely wouldn't be a bad thing right for all its importance. The safety team remains shrouded in secrecy. Insiders call it the black box but eight former members and forty five other current and former airbnb employees familiar with the team's role agreed to speak with anonymity for fear of reaching confidentiality agreements and they provided a rare glimpse into its operations internal struggles. Former team members say the job is a nerve wracking one bouncing the often conflicting interests of guests hosts and the company a former agent recalls quote. I had situations where i had to get off the phone and go cry. that's all you can do unquote jesus in the early days. The co-founders answered every customer service. Complaint.

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Feds Urge Rental Websites to Warn of Elevator Dangers

AP News Radio

00:43 sec | 1 year ago

Feds Urge Rental Websites to Warn of Elevator Dangers

"A federal safety agencies warning of the danger that could be lurking when people rent vacation homes that are equipped with elevators the consumer product safety commission's urging vacation rental websites like Airbnb and vrbo to require that hosts log home elevators until they can prove they've been inspected it follows the death of a child this month at a beach house in north Carolina's Outer Banks the seven year old boy from Ohio became trapped between a home elevator car and the shaft the commission's acting chairman wants the rental companies to act immediately and to warn customers of the potential danger I'm Jackie Quinn

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Internet Outage That Took Down Major Websites Seems to Be Fixed

Red Eye Radio

00:16 sec | 1 year ago

Internet Outage That Took Down Major Websites Seems to Be Fixed

"Airbnb. Two major airlines went down midday Thursday. The outage was linked to a content delivery network on the East Coast. The sites weren't down for long. But it's the third major Internet outage to strike big websites in the last few months, and Twitter reported

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Bringing the Metrics Layer to the Masses With Transform

Data Engineering Podcast

01:12 min | 1 year ago

Bringing the Metrics Layer to the Masses With Transform

"So nick. can you start by introducing yourself. Yeah thanks for having me tobias. I'm a big fan of the show. So i am the co founder and ceo transformed and remember how you first got involved in data management. Yes so for me. Originally studied math and then joined blackrock out of college and so i was working on a bunch of different technologies that i think now would be considered legacy tooling but learned a lot about just how black rock was using various macroeconomic data sets to build models into analysis on some of their portfolios. And so from there kind of progressed towards wanting to do things in kind of more modern tooling insys started exploring different opportunities and moved over to airbnb in twenty fourteen originally as the data scientists and this was kind of a golden era of airbnb is data team there was a bunch of investment in tooling like airflow and super set the experimentation platform the knowledge repo just a bunch of great tools. And so you know kind of progressed from there

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Interview With Content Creator, Jeffrey Henderson

Revision Path

01:59 min | 1 year ago

Interview With Content Creator, Jeffrey Henderson

"All right so tell us who you are. And what. You do so jeffrey allen. Hindi cinema creative based in harlem new york Team about ten. We take one. Everything from product design to content creation has the european knowing so far. Ooh the years actually ran pretty good. We actually had a nice growth year not in terms of state business. Businesses always been pretty standard even when we went through the trials and tribulations that code. But i think i broaden young folks for the first time and made it official last year so we had some growing pains in terms of people just learning how to be creative in like sort of corporate settings knock corporate setting so that was very new to a lot of us and having agency. Don't like that this year has been. I think an extension of that banana. Everything's opening when the team is definitely more seasons. Surround more exciting because of things i know we can take off so it's been pretty good. I mean i'm i'm pretty sure. People listening can hear the birds in the background. Sounds like you're like some ideal spot right now which is good which is good. I think after the year no no no after after the year. I think all of us have had a little bit of mother. Nature's is gladly. Welcome at this point. Do you have any plans for the summer with agency. Oh this summer where what. We're trying to get back together jordan. I guess january of this year. We had pretty much all tin folks in harlem essentially about five of them stadium. We have a studio here an apartment that we actually ran out airbnb but when we don't it's actually our studio so everybody was sort of working together and that was i. Guess when the world was still kinda close saw. We're gonna try to do a little bit of data again since we can't really travel to the places we need to travel at work on. We're gonna just come back. York settled down in light. He grow

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Compassionate Leadership: A Conversation with Ania Smith, CEO of TaskRabbit

Blazing Trails

02:20 min | 1 year ago

Compassionate Leadership: A Conversation with Ania Smith, CEO of TaskRabbit

"So you've thought a lot about this two sided marketplace about uber airbnb. Now at task rabbit. Tell us a little bit about your challenge at task rabbit right now coming in as ceo. You started how many months were way into the pandemic. We are about six seven months into the pandemic you. It's your first time being a ceo of a major company. Tell us what that was like. How did you think about starting your role building. Trust all while working remotely with a remote team while honestly it's a bit scary. It's a bit overwhelming. It was my first job as a ceo. And i knew that. I wouldn't be able to meet anyone in person. I mean. we were in depth of the pandemic nominee extroverts. So generally i. I love energy of people. I love meeting people on asking questions and getting to know them in even though you can do that over. Zoom it's as we all have learned over the past year and a half. It's really not quite the same. I did think a lot about trust. And what it means to build trust remotely and a lot of that would came down to is transparency and communication and being really upfront and direct with people and so the first part of that is going on a listening tour so we at the time had about two hundred fifty employees or so and i met with every single person one on one to sue here about what is important to them. What are they thinking about. Why are there concerns. What are they happy about. Who is their husband or their wife or you know. How many kids do they have. And it was really nice. I always think about culture as garden. Sort of let it go still grow but you may not quite love everything that is growing out there on. Sometimes there are some weeds. Any your tend to it. You gotta just be thoughtful about what that means and so another thing that i started doing almost immediately because i couldn't see people in person every monday. I record a video for about five or so minutes. Just letting folks know what i'm thinking about. What's important coming up for this week. What our numbers are looking like. What are some awesome wins that we had. What are some things. That maybe have not been working. And i really. We see a lot of strong positive feedback. So i think that that's been good. I'm especially as we can't see each other. Don't know each other as well as we would

Ancient Siberian Cave Hosted Neanderthals, Denisovans, and Modern Humans

Gary and Shannon

01:16 min | 1 year ago

Ancient Siberian Cave Hosted Neanderthals, Denisovans, and Modern Humans

"As Diet Denisova. Apparently hosted everybody. It's like been a an Airbnb for All kinds of different eras. Denisova ins as they call them, it looks like Neanderthals. Modern humans, Denisova ins all at the same time, well, maybe because one of the things they said among the eight human fossils, they said, are the pinky and three bones from Neanderthals. Even even One from a child with one Neanderthal parent and one den, a Sovann parent, so maybe they were mixing breeds in there. The cave also contains sophisticated stone tools and jewelry at higher later levels, but no modern human fossils have been found there. That that at least gives them the idea. They said. Of course, eight fossils isn't much to go on. But they lay in the civil graduated. The Max Plank Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology teamed up with Russian researchers to figure out what the DNA was within those bone samples and to see if there was any present in the soils of what they say is a three chamber cave. They found jewelry. In some of the

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Facebook Opens up Live Audio Rooms

Talking Tech

01:30 min | 1 year ago

Facebook Opens up Live Audio Rooms

"Has officially jumped into the audio space. The social media giant rolling out a suite of live audio rooms in podcasts. On monday as my colleague. Jessica mentored reported earlier today. You can read her story on tech dot usa today dot com interesting thing about this. Is it gives facebook a platform in a new space that has seen a big surge of interest which follows the rise of audio. Only social apps like clubhouse. If you're not familiar with clubhouse it is a social app when you open it you'll see a variety of different audio focus chat room so you're not reading anything it's just everyone's having different conversations and you can pop in and listen And a lot of the people that are there that host these chats from all walks of life a lot of its intact you'll see them in other fields as well and they'll discuss certain topics and you can hop in and listen anytime clubhouses drawn more than ten million users in its amassed evaluation upwards of a billion dollars so it's up there with companies like uber and airbnb now of course because audio chats and clubhouse have become so popular a lot of other tech companies trying to get in on it which is why we see facebook in there also twitter and spotify have released own versions of clubhouse that they wanna roll out to their users. Well the way it will work right now and facebook's and is only public figures and select facebook groups in the us can create live audio rooms on ios and then over time they will expand this ability for more public figures in groups to host their own audio

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Airbnb and Vrbo Teaming up to Shut Down Repeat Party House Offenders

News, Traffic and Weather

00:17 sec | 1 year ago

Airbnb and Vrbo Teaming up to Shut Down Repeat Party House Offenders

"Repeat House party offenders Beware rental marketplaces Airbnb in verbose or launching the community Integrity program. It's designed to make sure information on removed listings shared. It also aims to ensure those who consistently hold parties and rentals are punished. Both companies admitted raucous House parties are a challenge that's ever present

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"airbnb" Discussed on The Sale Ring

The Sale Ring

02:07 min | 2 years ago

"airbnb" Discussed on The Sale Ring

"No matter was. So that's true. Will you're you're living proof that the policy a lot of times won't restrict you from being in business. I'll tell you something interesting out of the Harris poll that I was reading on AIRBNB. and this is in relationship to the increase in amount of the amount of people that are bringing their pets with them on vacation or travel. It says pets are coming to. The number of amenities searched using allow pets that is in the they're looking for vacation properties that allow pets that filter on be jumped ninety percent compared to last year. So year over year, there was a ninety percent increase or growth in the amount of people that looked for vacation rentals that also included in the filter allows pets. So it is an increasing trend. It's a growing trend in the industry out. there. But yet, you just stated your case out there about how your what your policies are in how you're operating and you're doing fine which tells me there's a lot of people a lot of consumers out there. That are are still looking without pets I probably have one out of every ten inquiries. Asked me if they can bring their pets even though they have read it in my policy, say I try to? Talk about it's a small pedder can't travel without my pet. The probably one in every ten inquiries will ask me that and I just you know very nicely safe. Sorry. No. Yeah. Well, you know that's interesting because it doesn't state with the actual number of people. It just gave a percentage of growth year over year, which is ninety percent. But if there was an of course, this hypothetical one person last year. And this year they're soupy. That's one hundred percent growth is still may not be the majority of searchers on Airbnb Vr be oh, that are concerned about the pet policy. I'll tell you what will slip away here. Again, we need to hear from our sponsors real quick I want girls to be thinking when we come back I'm going to ask you on AIRBNB did a little survey of what the top five states. Geographical Trends for AIRBNB. What top five states are.

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"airbnb" Discussed on How I Built This

How I Built This

05:38 min | 2 years ago

"airbnb" Discussed on How I Built This

"Hey everyone and welcome to how I built. . This resilience edition on these episodes were talking with entrepreneurs and business leaders about how they're adapting to these difficult economic times and today show we're going to hear from Brian Chess the CEO and Co founder of Airbnb back in twenty sixteen, , we spoke with Brian's Co founder Joe Gebbie at, , and he told the amazing story of how they founded and built the company, , and if you haven't heard it, , be sure to check it out. . Now, , of course, , we are in a very different time and a few months ago Brian wrote a letter to the entire staff. . AIRBNB letting them know that twenty five percent of the company was going to be laid off. . This has been by far for us. . The most difficult thing that we've experienced since we started the company a dozen years ago and I think join us to talk about how starting airbnb basically this idea that like strange who live each other live with each other like that was the hardest thing we were ever GonNa do it was like pushing a rock hill and it turned out that trying to run a company that does travel preparing to go public in the middle of pandemic is about as hard. . And then doing all via Zoom Ios, , even more difficult. . I think that what people want right now <hes> just more fundamentally is connection is like the thing that we've always wanted we want connection to each other and now you have to fight for it. . You know you have to make a conscious effort for it get on the one hand I'm closer to some people I've ever been in my life probably closer to my life co-founders donate we talk all the time and when you're going through crazy periods of time, , it has a way of bringing you closer together but also has a way of making your bubble a little bit smaller and that's probably what's happened for me. . Yeah. . You <hes> you wrote a letter to your employees that is posted publicly that <hes> letter is was remarkable. . It was so transparent. . You had to lay off a quarter of your employees in May and you could see how painful it was for you to write that letter it was extremely transparent. . You described the process <hes> for how you had to make the hard decision <hes>. . But also you know that every employee would receive fourteen weeks of of pay plus Severinsen insurance for a year and they keep their laptops and there were resources to help the employees <hes>. . Kind of walk me through <hes>, , how you how you came to to write that letter and <hes>. . How you kind of dealt with that just emotionally. . Yeah <hes> there is no playbook. . To lay people off in that's the kind of thing that if there was a playbook, , you should never use it because the thing that people want more than anything. . They want humanity they want compassion and that means that you need to treat people like like people like individually not robotically you know when the crisis happened, , we felt in mid March it was pretty serious. . We spent twelve years building airbnb in the we lost eighty percent of business in eight weeks. . You know we're one of the success stories right and then suddenly eight weeks there's. . All sorts of concerns articles willer survive never thought. . I'd read an article like that. . And we made a lot of hard decisions. . We I cut enormous cost. . We cut over a billion dollars plan marketing spend. . We quickly raised two billion dollars. . It's not easy to raise two billion dollars. . It's more difficult to raise two billion dollars from your travel company. . It's a pandemic and you've lost eighty percent business eight weeks. . The people get nervous thankfully <hes> we had some great investors step up <hes> but we had to do that deal that was like over the course of seventy two hours still like get the deal done it was the. . Fastest deal thing from have ever done and they've ever done. . So before that layup even happened, , I wrote a couple principals and I said, , we have a hunt handful of stakeholders we have to I. . Make sure that we act quickly in with all stakeholders. . Remind we're going to be remembered probably for how he handled this crisis Andy Grove this famous entrepreneur said bad comes destroyed by crisis good company survive crisis in great companies thrive or are defined by crisis I said, , we're not going to be the kind of company will be destroyed by this. . We're GONNA try to take each of our stack holders and when we got to the employees, , we basically had exhausted options having raised two billion dollars. . We came to the conclusion that we would have to lay off when we confronted to hard truth the hard truth number one was this that we did not know when trouble would return nobody did and the second thing we knew is that when travel would return, , it would look fundamentally different than the travel before the pandemic and so our business would have to look different and we'd have. To . change the shape of our business that we focused on, , and so then we just realized that we had to approach this with a sense of humanity said we should be as generous as we possibly could be in not less generous than that. . Why would you do that until we came up with a handful of things that we did to try to help people in this very difficult time We did a fourteen sevens puts a week pre or service we felt like well, , this is a health crisis people need health insurance, , and so we made sure that everyone had at least one year of health insurance even after ever getting laid off one of the things that I'm most proud of that our team came up with <hes> Joe in the team came to me and they said, , you know what? ? We have a recruiting team maybe we dedicate a percentage of the recruiting team to <unk> outplacement for the people

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