SCOTT GALLOWAY: Here’s why Airbnb is the most valuable private company in America — and why you should expect it to take off at this time next year

SourceBusiness Insider
SectorReal Estate
CountryMiddle east

Inside the Airbnb office headquarters in the SOMA district of San Francisco. Reuters Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is his recent blog post and video, republished with permission. It originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." In the years since it's founding in 2008, Airbnb has amassed more listings worldwide than major hotel companies like Hyatt, Hilton, and Marriott have combined. Airbnb isn't a hotel company or SaaS firm — it's in a class of its own, Galloway explains, apart from other massive private companies that are overvalued or hurt the public. The tech firm's more...