45 min

The Secret Sauce of Airbnb | Ingredient #1: Shameless Secret Sauce

    • Entrepreneurship

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Imagine a world where you show up at a stranger’s house and ask to sleep on their bed in exchange for a few bucks. Strangely enough, millions of people around the globe have done just that with AirBnB. In this three-part series, Sam and John seek the recipe for how a couple of design students overcame the odds to create a billion-dollar tech “unicorn.” In this first episode, it all starts with two founders with an air mattress and a dream, who are rejected by just about every investor in Silicon Valley.

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Imagine a world where you show up at a stranger’s house and ask to sleep on their bed in exchange for a few bucks. Strangely enough, millions of people around the globe have done just that with AirBnB. In this three-part series, Sam and John seek the recipe for how a couple of design students overcame the odds to create a billion-dollar tech “unicorn.” In this first episode, it all starts with two founders with an air mattress and a dream, who are rejected by just about every investor in Silicon Valley.

Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App.

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ZipRecruiter - Try ZipRecruiter for FREE at ziprecruiter.com/sauce.

Talkspace - Get $100 dollars off your first month at talkspace.com and use code SAUCE.

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

45 min

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