People associate Airbnb with vacation travel. But Airbnb was founded as a service for business travelers.
The company started in 2007. Then called AirBed & Breakfast, its founders’ business model was simple: buy three air mattresses and create a website at Next, invite attendees to the city’s 2008 industrial design conference who might‘t find a hotel room to crash at home.
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