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Check out Airbnb’s business travel trends for 2019

In 2018, we’ve seen the number of companies and business travellers using Airbnb for work grow exponentially.  In addition to more and more road warriors…

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Airbnb Poaches Amazon Executive for New CFO to Lead It to IPO

Airbnb Inc. hired a longtime Amazon.com Inc. executive to fill its chief financial officer position, a post that’s been vacant most of this year and will…

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Airbnb booms in Switzerland with almost 1 million yearly guests

In the last year, nearly 900,000 people have rented accommodation in Switzerland through Airbnb. This represents an increase of 300% over the last three years. …

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Lyft Just Capped a Year of Milestones: 1 Billion Rides, $15 Billion Valuation, 80 Percent of the Bike-Share Market

Editor’s note: On Thursday, December 6, Lyft said it had confidentially filed a draft registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, indicating the company plans…

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SoFi held acquisition talks with Charles Schwab

SoFi,  the online lending giant, held conversations with Charles Schwab about a potential acquisition by the brokerage firm, according to a source with knowledge of the…

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Anthony Noto’s Mission as SoFi CEO: Get the Startup Ready to Go Public

Anthony Noto, the new chief executive officer of Social Finance Inc., is looking to steer the company out of crisis and get it in shape…

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