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Airbnb headlines offer serious bank this week: From using your Airbnb income to refinance an existing mortgage to the company’s prosperous internal hedge fund to Airbnb’s investment in Japanese minpaku, the news is all about the cash money.

Jasper is joined by Hostfully’s VP of Strategic Partnerships, Nicole Prentice Williams, to discuss who is rolling in the dough courtesy of Airbnb. First up are hosts looking to refinance a mortgage; they can now negotiate better terms based on proof of income statements provided by Airbnb. The second group benefitting from Airbnb is … Airbnb themselves. An internal hedge fund established by former CFO Laurence Tosi rakes in $5M per month for the platform. (Tell me again why he was let go?)

Nicole and Jasper also cover the Experience hosts who will have the opportunity to earn additional Airbnb income as the program expands to a remarkable 25K excursions by the end of the year as well as the aspiring Airbnb hosts in Japan who have been offered full-service packages to get started.

Topics Covered

Listen in for the scoop on the $25M recently invested in Outdoorsy, the Airbnb of recreational vehicles, and learn how you can leverage the sharing economy to earn money renting an RV!

Article #1: Refinancing a Mortgage? You Can Now Count Airbnb Income

Article #2: Airbnb Reportedly Built an Internal Hedge Fund That Makes $5M Per Month

  • Former CFO Laurence Tosi applied experience at Blackstone
  • Used Airbnb’s cash flow to generate $5M/month
  • Accounts for 2/3 of Airbnb’s annual profit

Article #3: Outdoorsy, the Airbnb of RVs, Rolls Up $25M in Fresh Funding

  • Fewer than 100K RVs available through traditional rental market
  • 14M privately-owned RVs in US, majority ‘collecting dust’
  • Outdoorsy pays for on-demand insurance, roadside assistance

Article #4: Airbnb’s ‘Experiences’ Business on Track for 1M Bookings, Profitability

  • Grown to 5K excursions in 58 cities
  • 25K Experiences available by end of 2018

Article #5: Airbnb to Maintain Japanese Properties for Owners

  • Minpaku = private lodging market
  • Focus on tourism in Japan
  • From 13M visitors in 2014 to 24M in 2017
  • Airbnb offering full-service package for hosts
  • Includes insurance and furnishings

Resources Mentioned

Article #1: https://www.curbed.com/2018/2/9/16995338/airbnb-income-mortgage-refinancing

Clearbanc

Airbnb Proof of Income Instructions

Article #2: venturebeat.com/2018/02/07/airbnb-reportedly-built-an-internal-hedge-fund-that-makes-5-million-per-month/

Article #3: techcrunch.com/2018/02/12/outdoorsy-the-airbnb-of-rvs-rolls-up-25-million-in-fresh-funding/

Outdoorsy

Article #4: reuters.com/article/us-airbnb-growth/airbnbs-experiences-business-on-track-for-1-million-bookings-profitability-idUSKCN1FX2ZR

Article #5: japantimes.co.jp/news/2018/02/13/business/airbnb-maintain-japanese-properties-owners/#.WoWsKedG12E

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February 16, 2018

EP228: This Week in the World of Airbnb

Airbnb headlines offer serious bank this week: From using your Airbnb income to refinance an existing mortgage to the company’s prosperous internal hedge fund to Airbnb’s […]
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