How An Airbnb Founder Sold Me His Travel Start-Up In 2008 [Video]
A visit to SF's start-up scene uncovered Joe Gebbia who was just beginning his game-changing journey.
On a trip to San Francisco a few years ago, I invited a number of entrepreneurs to come and visit the rental I was staying in to talk about their new projects. I wanted to listen to the voices in the growing start-up scene to try to understand the themes that were developing and the start-ups to watch. I learned a lot from the discussions and met some people who went on to build some really interesting businesses (including Fluther which was acquired by Twitter).
One of the entrepreneurs I spoke to was Joe Gebbia who had started the site AirBnb which, five years later, is now considered a $1billion business. In this video, he speaks about his new project, how it works and his ideas on growing his audience: